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Post-pandemic recovery to spur sustainable, inclusive development in LatAm: UN agency

New measures implemented by governments to promote post-pandemic economic recovery offer an opportunity for a more sustainable and inclusive development model, the executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Barcena, said Tuesday.

During the virtual inauguration of Climate Week 2021, the senior United Nations official noted the novel coronavirus highlighted and exacerbated the region's vast wealth gap, and underscored the pandemic's links to climate change.
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