10th Ministerial Forum for Development brings together Leaders from across the Region

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Hundreds of top global and regional leaders discuss how to curb inequalities to boost sustainable growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

 

Panama City, September 12, 2018 - More than 200 global and regional experts in sustainable development and top government officials from Latin American and Caribbean, including three vice-presidents and around 40 ministers, kicked off the two-day 10th Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (undp.org/forolac) today to discuss new ways to reduce inequalities and boost gains in the social, economic and environmental fronts.

At the Forum "Partnerships for the reduction of structural inequalities within Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework" top officials are sharing challenges and best practices to leave no one behind, including traditionally marginalized populations in the region, such as indigenous peoples and afro-descendant populations. The event is organized by the Government of Panama with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). Read more >>>