Exchanging Experiences, Expanding Opportunities


Nora Lustig discusses the main challenges and opportunities for the construction and consolidation of an equity agenda in the Americas. https://vimeo.com/161709942
BACKGROUND AND PRESENTATION Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development of the Americas will gather in Asuncion, Paraguay, on July 13, 2016 on the occasion of the... read more
On Tuesday, March 29th the Regular Meeting of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) was held to discuss “Social Development, experiences to reduce... read more
Under the topic of "Equity and Social Inclusion: Overcoming inequality towards more inclusive societies" the delegation of Paraguay presented to the Member States of the... read more
By IASPN / February 2016
INTERVIEW WITH NORA LUSTIG: https://vimeo.com/161709942 The Organization of American States (OAS), through the Department of Social Inclusion and the Inter-American Social... read more
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Nora Lustig discusses the main challenges and opportunities for the construction and consolidation of an equity agenda in the Americas. https://vimeo.com/161709942
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