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OPHI has just launched two publications on the Children’s Multidimensional Poverty (OPHI Briefing 46) and the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2017 (OPHI 47).

This reports analyzes the current trends of public spending in the social sector of the six Central American countries - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

The new edition of Social Panorama of Latin America by the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean addresses the issue of social inequality, seen as a fundamental challenge and obstacle to sustainable development.

A new ILO report calls for a combination of incentives and compliance to reduce high levels of informality in domestic work.

Many countries in Asia and the Pacific are spending too little on social protection programmes and should expand these to provide adequate cover to most of their populations, the Asian Development Bank has said.

The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today signed a declaration of cooperation to support the countries of the Americas in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Latin America and Caribbean register middle class growth. Child poverty and inequality problems persist

The 2017 edition of the Latin American Economic Outlook explores youth, skills and entrepreneurship. Young Latin Americans embody the region’s promise and perils. They stand at the crossroads of a region whose once promising economy and social progress is now undergoing a slowdown.


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