Besides disproportionally affecting the world's poor, climate change is expected to complicate addressing and resolving structural issues of inequality and social exclusion.
Officials from some 20 countries in the Americas will meet this week in Asuncion to discuss poverty and inequality at a conference sponsored by the Organization of American States
The access to education for indigenous people should be a priority for governments.
The decline in inequality in terms of income distribution observed since 2008 results from the priority that countries give to social development objectives
The rate of students in Latin America who graduate from higher education more than doubled – from 21 percent to 43 percent – between 2000-2013.
Rising numbers of university students could help to ease the cycle of inequality and violence in the region but they need quality jobs, says Rebeca Grynspan, general secretary of the Ibero-American General Secretariat
One lesson from Latin America is that governments can ease inequality through social programmes. Latin America wants to rejoin the world. Will the world reciprocate?
The violation of human rights and insufficient legal guarantees of equality are some of the issues affecting older people around the world.
Compared to developed countries educational systems, ours, keeps being slow and poorly prepared for the 21st century challenges.