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Where the pandemic meets the infodemic: The challenge of misinformation in the fight against COVID-19 in LAC

This #GraphForThought explores the spread of false COVID-19 information in LAC and reflects on how it may interact with the region’s existing structural deficits in trust in institutions.  



Honduras launches innovative transfer program in response to COVID-19

Honduras and UNDP joined forces in the first transfer programme that targets the most vulnerable population using exclusively a multidimensional approach  


An entire generation at stake

By Sandra García, Alberto Lleras Camargo School of Government, University of Los Andes, Colombia.  


Alarming regression in women's and children's health caused by COVID-19 reveals study by UNDP and UNICEF

La COVID-19 amenaza el cumplimiento de los Objetivos de la Agenda 2030 de reducir la mortalidad materna, neonatal y de niños menores de 5 años y de garantizar el acceso universal a los servicios de…  


Challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in the health of women, children, and adolescents in Latin America and the Caribbean

This report presents estimates of the effects of the reduction of health services coverage on achieving or maintaining the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’s Goal 3 targets – reducing maternal,…  


Bread and fresh air for the pandemic

By Arachu Castro, Tulane University.  


Pandemic, governance and the collective construction of the future

The COVID-19 crisis in Latin America is not only a health and socioeconomic crisis but also a governance crisis  


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…  


UNDP launches a new initiative to discuss new governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

The UNDP in Latin America and the Caribbean will begin a series of consultations with a diversity of actors from the region, including academics, activists, private sector representatives,…  

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