A recent report released by the World Meteorological Organization paints a devastating picture of extreme weather events and the effects of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean. Throughout the region, floods, droughts, heat waves, and hurricanes are killing hundreds of people, inflicting severe damage on infrastructure, and displacing population. The … [Read more...] about How do we measure public spending to address climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean?
Due to the global spread of COVID-19, the world is now facing an unprecedented health and economic crisis. This novel virus is fundamentally changing our daily lives and working habits. Countries are facing several health, social and economic challenges to battle the pandemic and its effects while working to ensure the business continuity of the most important parts of their … [Read more...] about Financial management operations under the COVID-19 pandemic: The Korean Experience
For most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) increasing growth and improving social equity are key objectives. To achieve these goals, it is essential to have, not only good governance and good public policies, but also efficient public management. The publication Government at a Glance Latin America and the Caribbean 2017 (available in both English and … [Read more...] about Government at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean 2017