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Jun 27, 2022

COVID-19 and tourism in the Himalayan & Indian Ocean countries of South Asia 

By South Asia Center

While in 2019 tourism was among the fastest growing sectors in South Asia, the pandemic resulted in billions of dollars in losses across the region. To understand these developments, the South Asia Center brought together a panel of experts to discuss COVID-19 and the future of tourism in the Himalayan and Indian Ocean Countries of South Asia.

Climate Change & Climate Action Coronavirus

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Jun 26, 2022

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 June 26, 2022

14 million people across 13 LAC countries will reach extreme food-insecure status in 2022 amid the ongoing global food security crisis

Coronavirus Latin America

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Jun 11, 2022

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 June 11, 2022

Biden administration announces new economic framework for Latin America and the Caribbean

Coronavirus Latin America
Man carries a sack of wheat at World Food Program warehouse in Gode

Engagement Reframed

Jun 9, 2022

Engagement Reframed #7: Defending democracy and countering China requires US and Western support for a beleaguered developing world

By Mathew Burrows

The war in Ukraine has become a turning point for developing countries, many of whom could give up the gains made in economic growth and reduction in poverty over the past three decades.

Africa Americas

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

May 21, 2022

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 May 21, 2022

Argentina's annual inflation is expected to reach 60 percent this year

Coronavirus Latin America


May 11, 2022

China’s faltering “zero COVID” policy: Politics in command, economy in reverse

By Jeremy Mark, Michael Schuman

Could Beijing's doubling down on the "zero COVID" policy undermine the narrative of China’s superiority in responding to the pandemic—and the image and stature of Xi’s rule?

China Coronavirus

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

May 7, 2022

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 May 7, 2022

"Staggering inequality" is the core factor behind the region’s disproportionate COVID-19 deaths according to a new Amnesty International report. LAC accounts for 8.4 percent of the global population and 28 percent of coronavirus mortality.

Coronavirus Latin America

Event Recap

May 6, 2022

Africa Center’s 2022 Spring Meeting Dialogues

With the IMF and World Bank Group Spring Meetings taking place from April 18th to the 22nd, the Africa Center convened the timely “2022 Spring Meeting Dialogues”, highlighting African views during the strategic gatherings around development matters.

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Apr 23, 2022

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 April 23, 2022

Over two-thirds of people in Latin America and the Caribbean are fully vaccinated

Coronavirus Latin America

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Apr 13, 2022

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 April 13, 2022

67.6 percent of the region's population is fully vaccinated

Coronavirus Latin America