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Latin America And The Caribbean: Looking Ahead After The Millennium Development Goals

This report gives an overview of the progress made in relation to the Millennium Development Goals and will serve as a starting point for a more analytical reflection in relation to what must be achieved by 2030.

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Thursday, September 10, 2015
Foreign Direct Investment In Latin America And The Caribbean 2015

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America and the Caribbean fell by 16% in 2014 to US$ 158.803 billion. Outflows of FDI from the region were also down, by 8%. Both these trends were driven by the decline in prices of export commodities and the economic slowdown in the region. Nevertheless, FDI remains very important for the economies in the region, especially for smaller Caribbean economies.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Pensions At A Glance: Latin America And The Caribbean

The biggest pension policy challenge faced by most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) today is low coverage of formal pension systems, both in terms of the proportion of workers participating in pension schemes and the proportion of the elderly receiving some kind of pension income.

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Monday, December 1, 2014
The New Digital Revolution : From The Consumer Internet To The Industrial Internet

After more than a decade of policies to encourage greater access to and use of these technologies, the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean have made significant progress in terms of access to telecommunications services and the use of applications and social networks, as well as the implementation of policies and programmes for e-education, e-health and e-government and the adoption of the relevant regulatory frameworks.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Latin America And The Caribbean And China

The timing is right for Latin America and the Caribbean to take a qualitative leap in its relations with China. The Cooperation Plan 2015-2019 is a necessary and important first step in this direction, as it defines an institutional framework and general groundlines. Now the Plan needs to be endowed with specific content, which in turn means agreeing upon a regional agenda of priorities, affording a prime role to multi-country initiatives.

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Monday, May 25, 2015
Foreign Direct Investment In Latin America And The Caribbean 2013

Latin America and the Caribbean notched a new historic high in 2013 upon receiving 184.92 billion dollars in foreign direct investment (FDI), 5% more than in 2012 in nominal terms.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
A New Frontier For Caribbean Convergence: Integration Without Borders

In the forty years since its birth, the Caribbean integration movement has today reached its limits. Consequently, there is an urgent need to respond to the current realities and the emerging global trends which require greater engagement from the public, students, academics and policy-makers in moving CARICOM towards a new trajectory of Caribbean convergence.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Hacia La Transformación Digital De América Latina

Este informe es el resultado de un trabajo de investigación y análisis realizado en 16 países de la región de América Latina y el Caribe: Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Jamaica, México, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú, República Dominicana, Trinidad y Tobago, Uruguay y...

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Regional Economic Outlook -Western Hemisphere: Rising Challenges, April 2014

On balance, regional growth is projected at 2½ percent in 2014, down from 2¾ percent in 2013 and well below the relatively high growth rates of 2010–12. A modest pickup, to 3 percent, is projected for 2015.
Global economic activity strengthened in the second half of 2013 and is expected to...

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Monday, April 14, 2014
Latin American And Caribbean Cyber Security Trends 2013

This report provides an overview of cybersecurity and cybercrime-related developments in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2013.
It assesses the major trends in the region in terms of the threats to the cyber domain and those who depend on it, from government institutions to private...

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

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