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Defining Strategies to Achieve U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, the United Nations (U.N.) introduced the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which was built around a framework of 17 interconnected objectives known as Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This blueprint sets a path toward a more equitable and sustainable world. However, achieving these goals by 2030 requires aggressive strategic planning built on a foundation of intelligent insight. 

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Understanding Gender Inclusion to Promote Equality

Around the world, women experience discrimination, inequality, and mistreatment in their public and private lives. This presents major human rights implications. According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO): “For women to be able to fully exercise their human rights, gender perspectives have to be mainstreamed in all inclusive urban policies.”

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Data Analytics to Improve Public Deliberation in Colombia

Current Context

The management of the COVID-19 crisis reversed the country's socio-economic progress. One of the most affected groups has been the Colombian youth. Difficulties such as school dropouts, the lack of policies that promote their labor income, the sustained fall in occupied youth, and the general increase in unemployment rates have generated feelings of hopelessness, reflected in:

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How Artificial Intelligence Gives a Voice to Vulnerable Migrant Populations

The COVID-19 pandemic has created countless challenges in the life and governance of cities. However, these challenges are not the same for all the inhabitants of Latin America and the Caribbean. The pandemic has hit the most vulnerable in particular. Migrants are exposed to the impacts of the pandemic through their work on the front line as well as vulnerabilities related to housing conditions, poverty, and discrimination.

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