LAC conference in Lima on social inclusion

On Monday 10 December, the LAC co-hosted a conference in Lima on the political economy of social inclusion in Latin America. The conference, which was attended by more than 400 people, was co-sponsored by CAF-Development Bank of Latin America and the Universidad del Pacífico.

Keynote speakers included George Gray Molina, Chief Economist for UNDP-Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as Carolina Trivelli, the Peruvian Minister for Development and Social Inclusion. 

The conference was opened by Germán Ríos, Director of Strategic Affairs for CAF, Felipe Portocarrero, Rector of the Universidad del Pacífico, as well as Diego Sánchez-Ancochea from the LAC.

Press Coverage

Several of the conference participants gave interviews to the local press. A selection of the articles published are included below.

'Perú no aumentará su productividad sin un piso mínimo de inclusión social'

'Sin una política industrial no será sostenible el estado del bienestar en América Latina'

'El apoyo debe ir a la empresa joven que crece y no a la que es pequeña por 30 años'

'La pobreza se reduce muy lentamente'

'Cynthia Sanborn sobre la inclusión social desde la perspectiva política'

'Inclusión social: Enrique Vásquez evalúa el Midis'

'George Gray Molina del PNUD sobre la inclusión social en Latinoamérica'

'Carolina Trivelli sobre los avances en evaluación de programas sociales'

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