BRIEFSRio de Janeiro City’s Early Warning System for Heavy Rain
The city of Rio de Janeiro has developed a highly efficient early warning system (EWS) that is having an impressive impact after just three years in operation. The measures employed...
BRIEFSObservatory of Maternal Mortality in Mexico: A Civil Society-Led Initiative
Within just 3 years of its creation, the Observatory of Maternal Mortality in Mexico is already making some important contributions to reducing maternal mortality.
BRIEFSEconomic Instruments for Water Pollution Management in Latin America
What are the success factors behind Latin America’s use of economic instruments to improve water quality and generate new revenue for abatement?
GUIDEActive Labour Market Policies in Latin America
In Latin America, active labour market policies are helping to improve access to decent jobs by disadvantaged workers and are also demonstrating the potential to reduce informality, underemployment and inequality.
BRIEFSAdvancing Gender Equality Through the Budget: Latin American Experiences with Gender-Responsive Budgeting
Latin America is leading the way in gender-responsive budgeting and is producing some insightful lessons for other regions of the world.
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Labour Market Policies in Latin America
The publications presented in this Spotlight represent some of the key resources dealing with issues related to labour market policies in Latin America.
BRIEFSBuilding Legal Frameworks to Address Femicide In Latin America
By reforming national penal codes and enacting special laws, Latin American countries are taking first steps towards eradicating femicide in the region.
REVIEWELLA Expert Review: Active Labour Market Policies
Here Dr. Jürgen Weller, Senior Economic Affairs Officer at the Economic Development Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), offers his perspective on...
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Gender Violence in Latin America
This Spotlight presents some of the most important publications documenting the various manifestations of violence against women in Latin America. In particular, these publications provide an overview of gender violence...
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONSSpotlight on Organisations: Labour Market Policies in Latin America
This Spotlight highlights some of the key organisations working on labour market issues in Latin America, including labour policy in general, social protection, employment, youth employment, labour training, labour migration,...