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Learning from the recent past to build forward: Five COVID-19 lessons for recovery

As 2021 draws to a close, we have learned even more. In this post, I revisit 5 #GraphForThought entries from this year which jointly remind us of the enormity and urgency of the challenge we are…  


Promoting local development in Latin America through human mobility

On this Migrant Day, at UNDP we renew our commitment to continue creating spaces for dialogue and empowerment of the population in a condition of human mobility both with host communities and with…  


An uneven recovery: Taking the pulse of the Latin America and Caribbean Region following the pandemic

To continue monitoring how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the welfare of households in the region, the World Bank and UNDP have joined forces in the implementation of a second phase of…  


The World Bank and UNDP Present the Results of the Regional Survey “An Uneven Recovery: the Impact of COVID-19 on Latin America and the Caribbean"

The High-frequency Phone Surveys, the second phase of which was implemented this year in 24 countries of the region, provides a snapshot of families’ well-being and their perceptions regarding the…  


UNDP and ACS to collaborate to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

The COVID-19 pandemic represents an opportunity for new and creative thinking, strategic partnerships like this are crucial to achieve SDGs and enhance the quality of people’s lives in the region and…  


UN Agencies regret the death of persons on the move in Latin America, and stand ready to accompany a coordinated regional response

Healthy economies and societies depend on well-managed human mobility to foster economic growth, reduce inequalities, connect diverse societies, and stimulate post-COVID-19 recovery.  


Poverty index reveals stark inequalities among ethnic groups

The report finds that, in some cases, disparities in multidimensional poverty across ethnic and racial groups are greater than disparities across geographical subnational regions. Indeed, when the…  


UNDP Strategic Plan 2022-2025

The Strategic Plan 2022-2025 describes how UNDP intends to work together with our partners to deliver what’s required of us in these extraordinary times. This bold, ambitious Plan is structured around…  


Equator Prize 2021 honors trailblazing Indigenous and local solutions for people and planet

Equator Prize winners demonstrate the benefits of placing Indigenous and local communities’ knowledge and practices of nature-based solutions at the heart of local development. At a time when we are…  


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…  

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