Information on compensation policies and programs for low-income families and other populations that are becoming vulnerable as a result of the crisis.


More than 40 million people are trafficked in the world, many of them are children. Find out how institutions must be strengthened to help solve this challenge. Read the blog here (Spanish content).


Learn why it is important to prevent and contain the COVID-19 pandemic in prisons, what is the role of technology and its solutions, and the importance of collaboration amongst Latin America and the Caribbean countries and institutions. Read the publication here (content in Spanish).


Learn how social distancing and accumulated data can help public agencies and organizations coordinate efforts to respond to the pandemic to domestic violence in the region. Read the blog here (content in Spanish).

Virtual Congress: More participation, more confidence, better laws

Learn how information and communication technologies can offer an enormous opportunity to expand and improve the channels of traditional legislative participation in your country in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. Read the blog here (content in Spanish). 

Simplifying lives: can governments make our lives less complex?

Discover how citizen satisfaction can better the well-being of the population and have a positive impact on the efficiency and use of public resources. Read the blog here (content in Spanish).

Police and COVID-19: How did law enforcement agencies respond to the pandemic?

This article presents what the police in Latin America and the Caribbean can do to ensure that their responsibilities are effectively covered and that the measures they take to deal with the crisis have an impact on institutions and the trust of its citizens. Read the blog here (content in Spanish).

Migration in Latin America and the Caribbean due to the impact of the Coronavirus

In light of the COVID-19 crisis, is it possible for families of migrants to follow the recommendations regarding lockdowns, quarantine, hygiene, and social distancing? In this publication, we present the biggest challenges faced by migrants during the pandemic, lessons learned from other pandemics, and measures taken by countries in the region and in other parts of the world to support migrants and respond to the crisis that the COVID-19 has produced, as well as potential actions to enforce migrants' social inclusion. Read the publication here

Justice and COVID-19: 3 ways to deliver justice during a pandemic

Discover how to deliver digital and social distance justice during the pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read the blog here

Solutions to close the door to family violence from the Andean Region

Learn four practical ideas to tackle the issue of family violence in a multidimensional way by combining strategies of public health, security, education and citizen culture. Read the blog here.

Digital channels in the management of COVID-19: The case of the Dominican Republic

Find out how the Dominican Republic has responded in multiple ways to the economic and social challenge imposed by COVID-19 where both the public and private sectors have ensured service continuity to their citizens through digital transformation. Read blog in Spanish here.

Family violence: How can the police find out what's going on outside the door?

This article addresses the importance of increasing efforts to protect the most vulnerable groups and offers recommendations to prevent family violence. Read the blog here (content in Spanish).

Confinement and domestic violence: When the danger is at home

Learn about some innovative solutions to immediately address domestic violence during the pandemic. Read the blog here (content in Spanish).

The High Cost of COVID-19 for Children

Find out how the early childhood development cluster of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is working to protect the youngest children in the region. Read the blog here.

Remote public services: What the pandemic taught us

Learn how governments have had to invest in digital inclusion, the simplification and integration of services, and the exchange of information in different sectors to offer better services efficiently and regain public confidence during the pandemic. Read the blog here (content in Spanish).

Open Data and Coronavirus: The Value of Information to Collectively Fight the Pandemic

This article demonstrates why it is necessary to dedicate efforts to improve the quality and interoperability of open data in a solid governance framework that promotes collaboration and co-creation of solutions to citizen problems in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the blog here (content in Spanish).

Key measures to address the impacts of COVID-19 on people with disabilities: The importance of a differentiated approach

This note seeks to highlight the most prominent risks faced by people with disabilities in the contexts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. As well as, present key measures aimed at mitigating the impacts. This document offers a compilation of concrete examples of the measures that various countries are already implementing. Read more here.