GOVERNANCE FOR DEVELOPMENT

We work on the analysis of the institutional architecture established to implement and monitor progress in the fulfillment of global sustainable development agendas, as well as on the interactions that enable the participation of different actors in these processes.

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This is the panorama of sustainable development in 2021

2020 was a tough year. Almost every country suffered various political, economic and social changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021 it is important that countries make decisions that allow them to look forward to a better future. This could be achieved through the balance between the economic, social and environmental dimensions.

Given the urgency to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, the “Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator” initiative was created in April 2020, which seeks to bring together various actors whose financial contribution will allow research for the development of an effective vaccine. More than 170 countries of all income levels are participating in the project, which seeks to benefit the most vulnerable countries.

How can an equitable distribution of the vaccine, especially within developing countries, be guaranteed? The creation of the COVAX mechanism answers this question, enabling a support system to assure a fair distribution. 

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Latin America and the Caribbean countries are going through a difficult time due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have seen the need to adopt proactive policies to meet the Sustainable Development Goals and guarantee economic and social well-being. Each of these measures must maintain or return stability in the medium and long term.

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According to this document from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, in a context of global contraction, Latin America and the Caribbean is the most affected region in the developing world by the crisis derived from COVID-19. This article explains what economic growth will be like in the LAC countries during 2021.

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INICIATIVES

SDGs LAC Position Tracker

Tracking the SDGs positioning in governments throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

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SDGs LAC Easy Access

A unique gateway to reports on the SDGs of Latin American and Caribbean countries.

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Second Generation Voluntary National Reviews

This work of Cepei presents 9 recommendations to guide the preparation of second and third VNRs towards second generation reviews.

Comparative Analysis of LAC VNRs (2016-2019)

As part of the VNR follow-up work, carried out by Cepei every year, we prepared this analysis that seeks to compare eight elements of the LAC Voluntary National Reviews presented at the HLPF from 2016 to 2019.

SDGs LAC Action Scenarios

A set of profiles of Latin American and the Caribbean countries, which include relevant information to understand their institutionality, development policies and actions oriented towards the implementation of the SDGs.

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XXII Forum of Ministers of the Environment of LAC

Green Recovery means evolving towards sustainable, environment friendly economies, and the well-being of the population. Cepei participated in the XXII Forum of Ministers of the Environment of LAC Forum of Ministers of the Environment of LAC to comment on their speeches.

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Implementing the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs in the post-COVID-19 era

The Regional Sustainable Development Forums 2021 will reveal whether countries remain committed to the SDGs in times of COVID-19.

EXTERNAL DOCUMENTS OF INTEREST

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Ten priorities for the Secretary-General in 2021

UN Secretary-General Ten Main Priorities for 2021 according to his statement at the 51st General Assembly

PARTNERS

The Governance for Sustainable Development area works together with the following partners.

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¡Nuestros datos brindan información valiosa sobre cómo se ha transformado el mundo por el COVID-19! Conoce los impactos de la pandemia en los países del Sur Global, y las decisiones que están tomando para recuperarse de la crisis.

Visita: https://knowledge4recovery.org/data/

The global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic raised multiple issues in our societies and economies, while imposing more challenges to meeting the #SDGs established in the #2030Agenda.

https://cepei.org/en/documents/five-global-dynamics-for-sustainable-development-in-2021/

#SabíasQue... ¿El Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible #ODS4 es sobre la educación inclusiva y de calidad para todos?

👉🏻 https://cepei.org/documents/la-pandemia-y-el-reto-de-la-educacion-a-distancia/