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Inclusion requires capacity: The role of social registries in expanding cash transfers in the wake of COVID-19

In order to gather an up-to-date understanding of the coverage of social registry systems in the region, this #GraphForThought compiled the latest data for several countries in the region on the…  


Exploring impact and response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean using mobility data

In order to promote a collective reflection on issues that will be critical for policy reform towards more equal, more productive and more resilient societies we put forth this call for research…  


Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean's New Book

The socio-economic implications of the Covid-19 pandemic: Ideas for Policy Action  


Promoting socio-economic recovery in Paraguay Report – Economic Reactivation strategies during COVID-19

This document is part of UNDP Paraguay’s knowledge management actions, within the framework of the response for socio-economic recovery during COVID-19.  


Progress against the multiple dimensions of poverty was made before the pandemic – but now it is at risk

New figures released today show that before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, progress was being made in tackling multidimensional poverty, according to the global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), a…  


A government policy and social collaboration strategy to support workers living day to day

By Clara Jusidman, President of Centro Tepoztlán.  


Multidimensional vulnerability of children and adolescents in Argentina to the pandemic

By Jorge Paz, Principal Investigator, Conicet – Full Professor, Universidad Nacional de Salta.  


Development challenges in the face of COVID-19 in Mexico. Socio-economic overview

The COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to health challenges, has imposed enormous socio-economic development challenges on Mexico. Throughout the document, it is argued that the weak economy and…  



Vulnerability at Work: The need to invest in inclusive and resilient social protection systems for all

Searches for unemployment benefits and social assistance have risen dramatically. A number of workers are in need of help at the moment.  

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