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Home Alone: Sustaining compliance with prolonged COVID-19 stay-at-home regulations in LAC

Many governments (national and local) acted swiftly and implemented stringent lockdown measures, hoping to curb the spread. We will never know what would have happened in the absence of such measures,…  


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.  


Digital finance, a lifeline during COVID-19 crisis, can deliver long-term financing of the Sustainable Development Goals

Unleashing potential of digital finance could have transformational impact on sustainable development says group of financial, business, government and development leaders convened by the UN…  


Attitudes towards politics in Latin America: A review of regional perception data

The study utilizes statistical tools to investigate trends and drivers of satisfaction with political regime performance in the region as well as the ways in which relevant dynamics may differ across…  


Sour Grapes: Discouraged workers and Labor Markets in the Context of the COVID-19 crisis

Data from Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru show an unprecedented drop in the number of employed individuals along with a large increase in the number of people exiting the labor force. At the same…  


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…  


Prepared Caribbean: #WeAreInThisTogether COVID19

This video explores the theme of COVID-19 providing Caribbean countries with the main elements to preserve the health and dignity of people.  


Systematization of Webinar Series on Disaster Preparedness and Gender: from data collection to impact analysis

The webinar series consisted of three webinars, that build upon each other and provide guidance on how to effectively mainstream gender in disaster preparedness from data collection to impact…  


Webinar 3 : Gender Impact Analysis : Highlighting and connecting the dots with the environmental, developmental and DRR agendas

This webinar conducted by UNDP and UNDRR, describes the main gender mandates included in the Global Agendas for the environment, DRR and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the…  


Webinar 2 : Data Analysis with a gender lens: best practices to conduct a gender analysis that ensure preparedness plans are sustainable and effective

This webinar conducted by UNDP defines the key elements of a gender analysis of SADD data relevant to disaster preparedness, shares best practices to conduct a gender analysis with the SADD data…  

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