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Peru embarks on a comprehensive approach to COVID-19

As cases rise, the country prepares for the wide-ranging coronavirus, particularly among the most vulnerable.  


When washing your hands is a right still pending

In times of pandemic, how do people with no water wash their hands?  


COVID-19 as a governance challenge

As cases rise in Latin America and the Caribbean, countries must prepare to adapt.  


"We are planting the oxygen you will breathe in the future."

Following decades of brutal conflict, projects have begun generating economic and social opportunities that promote peace.  


In the path of the monarch butterfly

The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in the Mexican state of Michoacán is known around the world for an extraordinary migratory phenomenon.  


How will COVID-19 affect the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean?

The disease outbreak, which originated in China, will be a test of the resilience of Latin American and Caribbean economies.  


The pequi trees of redemption

How the Kisêdjê people of Brazil went from the brink of collapse to successful entrepreneurs.  


Investment Case for Tobacco Control in El Salvador

Through the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 2030 project, UNDP partners with the Convention Secretariat and WHO to support fifteen low- and middle-income countries to…  


Facing complex challenges in Uruguay

Exploring integrated approaches that are better aligned with development needs.  


After Hurricane Dorian, engaging the private sector in recovery

Rebuilding infrastructure after a devastating Category Five hurricane.  

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