Every year on June 20, the world celebrates World Refugee Day to honor refugees and displaced people around the world. This year, the focus will be on the right to seek protection. Every person in the world has the right to seek protection, no matter who they are, where they come from or when they have had to flee, including the protection of their health needs. Health is a … [Read more...] about How to improve the access of migrants, refugees, and displaced people to health?
It seems clear that the Covid-19 pandemic has created great challenges in the life and governance of our cities. However, these challenges are not the same for all the inhabitants of Latin America and the Caribbean. The pandemic has hit the most vulnerable in particular. A part of the population of our cities, which sometimes tends to be unnoticed, are migrants. Migrants … [Read more...] about How can Artificial Intelligence give a voice to vulnerable populations?
Español | English Latin America and the Caribbean exploits more renewable energy than any other region in the world. According to Renewables 2014 Global Status Report, three of the top five countries that invest in renewables as a percentage of their GDP are in Latin America: Uruguay, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua. Foto: Flickr Ciudades Emergentes However, many of the … [Read more...] about 2 Ways Renewable Energy Can Help Emerging Cities
English | Español | Portugués Rural-urban migration has fueled the growth of emerging cities in Latin America and the Caribbean, like Goiânia, Brazil (1.3 million) and Cochabamba, Bolivia (1.5 million), putting stress on urban infrastructure and water and energy resources. The United Nations initiative Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) has three goals - to provide … [Read more...] about Could Universal Energy Access Help Slow the Growth of Our Cities?