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No culpes a la playa: Tourism and the LAC economies during the pandemic

For Caribbean countries, which rely strongly on tourism, the economic consequences of these measures are proving to be extremely severe, and the outlook for recovery dire.  



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Coronavirus as a Governance Challenge: Is LAC prepared to take on COVID-19? (Updated version)

Critical in responding to this disease is the need to “flatten the curve”. This means implementing protective measures to slow down the spread of the disease such that the number of cases does not…  


Los riesgos de la pérdida de biodiversidad para las ciudades.

Una cosa quedó clara en el Foro Económico Mundial de este año; la naturaleza está a la cabeza de la agenda. La pérdida de biodiversidad no solo obtuvo el tercer lugar en las amenazas más severas que…  


Strengthening Early Warning Systems in the Caribbean Early Warning Systems Nationall Assessments & Roadmaps

This document provides an overview of the results and lessons of the national assessment and planning processes to strengthen Early Warning Systems in each country. Five countries were supported in…  


Strengthening Early Warning Systems in the Caribbean (SSC Strategy)

This document provides a systematization of the results, lessons, processes and tools used in the process of South-South Cooperation (SSC) between the five Caribbean countries and Cuba, given the…  


Latin America & Caribbean Climate Week Set to Boost Climate Ambition

To boost ambition and accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the results of the LACCW will feed into the outcome of the Climate Action…  


Where are the resources to conserve the world's biodiversity? in the private sector, experts say

There is a large financial gap to fund biodiversity management and while better financial planning and management by government is important – scaling up private investment through new financial…  

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