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Uruguay's Monotax policy, a system that combines taxation and contributory pension system, is contributing to including more members in the social protection system.

A Review of Social Protection in Latin America, published by the Center Institute of Development Studies (IDS), is a study that aims to analyze the trends of social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Even as substantive legislation in Washington remained largely bogged down by bitter partisan mistrust, some of the leading thinkers on opposite sides of the ideological divide — experts on the right who have advised Republican policy makers alongside left-leaning scholars who have Democrats’ ear

Under the topic of "Equity and Social Inclusion: Overcoming inequality towards more inclusive societies" the delegation of Paraguay presented to the Member States of the Organization of American States ( OAS) the agenda for the Third Meeting of Ministers of Social Development of the OAS which wil

Migration Symposium: Migration and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by the UN General Assembly on 25 September 2015, define the development agenda for UN member states for the forthcoming fifteen years. The SDG framework, referred as "Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development", aims to bring an end to poverty, promote prosperity, equality and people’s well-being while protecting the environment, in a set of 17 ambitious and universal goals.

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In line with developments observed in several Latin American countries, inequalities in Brazil have significantly declined since the Workers’ Party, PT, came to power in 2003.

This paper provides empirical evidence on the causal effects that upgrading slum dwellings has on the living conditions of the extremely poor. In particular, we study the impact of providing better houses in situ to slum dwellers in El Salvador, Mexico and Uruguay.

This study addresses the ageing of the Caribbean population and the situation with respect to the human
rights of older persons. It considers the implications for public policy of these ‘twin imperatives for action’.

LAST MONTH THE World Bank published new global poverty estimates. They confirm that the last 25 years represent an auspicious moment in the annals of human progress. A target to cut the rate of extreme poverty in half over this period was achieved seven years ahead of schedule.


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