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Business and Human Rights: Essential For A Better Future

The pandemic was and still is a disaster for many businesses. Yet, it could also be a momentum to reshape state-business partnerships and to encourage companies to act respecting human rights, to…  

Regional Human Development Report 2021

Latin America and the Caribbean is a region of great contrasts, where wealth and prosperity coexist with vulnerability and extreme poverty. The list of contrasts is long and familiar. The region is…  

UNDP and IE School of Global and Public Affairs sign an alliance to enhance capacities for sustainable development

Both IE School of Global and Public Affairs and UNDP will advance their development activities to address the complex challenges associated with the 2030 Agenda.  

To build back better, Governments need to spend better: Chile is moving in that direction

For the Country Office in Chile, having been invited to take part in a group of experts to propose innovative means to support the State response is a testament to the trust our counterparts put in…  

Policy Notes

Policy Notes is a series of short documents with assessments, analysis and reviews of initiatives and programs of the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. These are accompanied by policy…  

Historic $890 million Sustainable Development Goals Bond issued by Mexico

Mexico issued the groundbreaking seven-year SDG Bond for a total value of USD 890 million, resources that will be transferred from private funds to finance SDG-oriented programs.  

Statement by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner on the UN Secretary-General's report on debt and COVID-19

UNDP commends the decisions of the IMF, the World Bank Group, and the G20 to immediately suspend debt service payments of 76 countries for one year, including 40 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.  

The unequal effects of coronavirus

Protecting Mexico's women from the pandemic's consequences.  

Why Paraguay can be “beacon state” for forest management

Paraguay needed to support to reduce deforestation. And partly as a consequence of that destruction, the country was not able to fully realise the massive potential of its forests to support climate…  

Proteger la red de contención de la humanidad

El mundo enfrenta una crisis de biodiversidad. Hemos perdido más del 60% de las poblaciones de especies en los últimos 50 años.  

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