BRIEF
Green Building in Latin America
In Latin America, buildings consume 21% of treated water and 42% of electricity, while producing 25% of CO2 emissions and 65% of waste. Green buildings are defined as structures that...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Pursuing a Green Economy in Latin America
  THE GREEN ECONOMY IN LATIN AMERICA
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: Green Economy Policy and Practice in Latin America
GREEN BUILDINGS World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), Americas Regional Network (ARN)
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GUIDE
Gender Equality in Latin America: A Regional Commitment to Reducing Gender Gaps
Gender equality is a human right and a cornerstone of social and economic development. It refers to the equal visibility, empowerment, responsibility and participation of both men and women in...
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BRIEF
Rio de Janeiro City’s Early Warning System for Heavy Rain
Cities such as Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, that are highly vulnerable to rain-induced disasters due to inappropriate land-use on a massive scale, can greatly reduce risks with timely employment...
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BRIEF
Observatory of Maternal Mortality in Mexico: A Civil Society-Led Initiative
Maternal mortality is a complex social phenomenon resulting from huge health system failures and structural patterns of discrimination against women. Most of the women who die during pregnancy or childbirth...
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Economic Instruments for Water Pollution Management in Latin America
Economic instruments can contribute to sustainable development goals by improving water pollution management practices. This Brief looks at three types of economic instrument implemented in Latin America: water taxes to...
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GUIDE
Active Labour Market Policies in Latin America
The two principal aims of labour market policies are to overcome market failures preventing the efficient operation of labour markets and to provide support for socio-economically disadvantaged groups facing barriers...
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BRIEF
Advancing Gender Equality Through the Budget: Latin American Experiences with Gender-Responsive Budgeting
Gender inequality is particularly prevalent in developing regions where it prevents millions of women from exercising the basic human rights they are entitled to. In recent years, governments around the...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Labour Market Policies in Latin America
  GENDER AND LABOUR The Gender Perspective in Economic and Labour Policies: State of the Art in Latin America and the Caribbean
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