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Latin America & Caribbean
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Dominican Republic

Recording of the webinar that continues the series on Shock Responsive Social Protection. Organised by the Oxford Policy Management, OPM

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El presidente Danilo Medina anunció esta noche la puesta en marca del plan especial «Quédate en casa» con el objetivo de dar respuesta a la crisis económica que supone la propagación del coronavirus en el país.

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Central American Bank for Economic Integration, CABEI

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), is an international multilateral development financial institution. Its resources are continuously invested in projects that foster development to reduce poverty and inequality; strengthen regional integration and the competitive insertion of its member countries in the global economy; providing special attention to environmental sustainability.

 

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Dominican Republic - Administradora de Subsidios Sociales, ADESS (Social Subsidy Administrator)

La Administradora de Subsidios Sociales (ADESS) fue creada mediante el Decreto 1560-04 del 16 de diciembre de 2004. Es un organismo adscrito al Poder Ejecutivo con autonomía técnica, administrativa y financiera, que tiene autoridad para actuar como unificador de los pagos de los subsidios Sociales focalizados otorgados por el Gobierno dominicano.

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Dominican Republic - Presidencia de la República Dominicana (Presidency of the Dominican Republic)

The President of the Dominican Republic is both the head of state and head of government of the Dominican Republic. The presidential system was established in 1844, following the proclamation of the republic during the Dominican War of Independence. The President of the Dominican Republic is styled Your Excellency, Mr. President during his time in office. His official residence is the National Palace.

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The United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) has described Latin America and the Caribbean as “a laboratory for climate action,” as world leaders gather in Madrid, Spain for the 25th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25). 

But it is not just about problems, according to Kathryn Milliken, WFP’s climate change advisor. “The Latin American and Caribbean region offers exciting opportunities to test and scale up a wide range of solutions to address climate-related issues,” she said.

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This report captures the proceedings and debates that unfolded during the first Regional Symposium on Shock-Responsive Social Protection in the Caribbean, convened by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and the World Food Programme (WFP).

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Este martes, 11 países de las Américas empezaron a implementar la Tarjeta Unificada de Vacunación (TUV), que sirve para registrar los biológicos administrados a los migrantes, ser más eficaces en su atención y proteger su salud y la de la población por donde transitan o se establecen. 

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In countries with conditional cash transfer programs, volunteers or modestly-paid community workers often play a significant role in supporting beneficiaries in complying with the program requirements upon which their cash transfers are conditioned. Despite the important role that these community workers play, there is little research on their impact on the well-being of beneficiaries or on how best to recruit and select community workers in order to maximize productivity and beneficiary outcomes.

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There is increasing global recognition, within governments and their partners, of the potential linkages between social protection and disaster risk management (DRM) in responding to and mitigating shocks. In the case of the LAC region, relatively advanced and large-scale social protection systems appear to be a unique opportunity to collaborate with emergency response.

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