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The latest in current development affairs in the region.

IDB GROUP-CIVIL SOCIETY ENGAGEMENT REVIEW 2016-2017

The Review of IDB Group and Civil Society Engagement Actions presents the initiatives, operations and activities of the IDB Group that involve Civil S[...]

How Latin American Countries Became World Champions of Happiness

8 of the 10 countries with the highest levels of positive emotion in the world are in Latin America. [...]

Climate Policy: When the Expensive Options Make Sense

To stabilize climate change, we need to get to zero net carbon emissions by the end of the century. A key question then for policymakers is when and h[...]

New National Parks Can Help Latin America Tackle its Drought Problem

the creation of large protected areas, like the remarkable parks recently brought into existence, is urgent. [...]

Minimum Wages and the Fight Against Inequality

Many policymakers say minimum wage hikes are crucial to reducing inequality. They look at Latin America and see abundant evidence, including the fact that in various countries ... [...]

Caribbean: Digital Transformation & Natural Disasters

how can digital transformation help governments in general, and Caribbean governments in particular, become more resilient to natural disasters? [...]

Successful solutions to gender and inequality in the region

Domestic violence and gender inequality remains to be a critical problem in the region. [...]

Women lead the way to greater climate resilience

Climate change is already happening. Extreme weather events causing floods, droughts, cyclonic winds, and heatwaves occur more frequently and more violently than in the past... [...]

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