Online course

Inequalities in Latin America and the Caribbean: Research, Policy and Management for Social Transformations

Find out how to promote informed policies towards equity and social transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Inequalities in Latin America and the Caribbean: Research, Policy and Management for Social Transformations

Use strategies to fight against social issues

Inequality is one of the main challenges facing Latin America and the Carribean and is a constant concern for their governments. Faced with these increasingly complex scenarios, a fluid dialogue between social research and public policy is essential.

This course addresses the current regional landscape of inequalities, warns of its dramatic consequences, and offers transformative strategies that can be designed to improve social policies and public management.

This course is also available in Spanish.

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What topics will you cover?

  • Knowledge, policy and management
    • What do we do with what we know and with what we don’t know?
  • The dimensions of inequalities
    • Have the questions changed in the 21st century?
  • Knowledge-management for policies
    • Sources, means and strategies to face inequalities
  • Transformative paths against inequalities
    • Towards new knowledge and public action architectures

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced
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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Explore the link between research and public policies against inequalities
  • Identify policy tools and strategies against inequalities
  • Explore research and policy opportunities against inequalities

Who is the course for?

The course is aimed at a wide public engaged in social debate and in public action in Latin America and the Caribbean. It may be of particular interest to policy-makers, civil servants, researchers, students, social and industrial action leaders, opinion-makers, activists, and journalists.

El curso también está disponible en español: Desigualdades en América Latina y el Caribe: Investigación, Políticas y Gestión para las Transformaciones Sociales.

Who will you learn with?

Luis Carrizo

Coordinador Académico del Curso.
Psicólogo, Magister en Desarrollo Regional y Local, con estudios de Doctorado en Ciencia Política en Sorbonne-Nouvelle Paris 3 y en Ciencias Sociales en la UBA.

Karina Batthyany

Doctora en Sociología (Francia), Profesora Titular del Depto de Sociología de la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de la República, Uruguay. Integrante del consejo directivo de CLACSO.

Andrés Morales

Especialista del sector de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas de UNESCO para América Latina y el Caribe. Abogado y periodista, con maestría en políticas sociales y desarrollo.

Who developed the course?

La UNESCO refuerza los vínculos entre naciones y sociedades para cimentar la paz en base a la solidaridad moral e intelectual de la humanidad.

MOST es el programa intergubernamental de transformaciones sociales de la UNESCO, que fortalece los vínculos entre investigación y políticas públicas para la transformación social.