The Dialogue’s long-term global trends program aims to increase Latin America’s exposure to the growing use of foresight and strategic thinking, in order to improve decision-making today. In cooperation with the Inter-American Development Bank, the Dialogue’s initiative provides governments, banks and corporations, universities, think tanks, and other institutions in Latin…
Global Trends and the Future of Latin America: Why and How Latin America Should Think About the Future
Written by Dialogue senior fellow Sergio Bitar, who directs our initiative on global trends, the current edition of the Global Trends and Future Scenarios Report incorporates new elements and shifts in global trends that present new opportunities for Latin American countries.
How can strategic foresight enhance the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030?
The second newsletter of the Dialogue’s Global Trends and Latin America’s Future Initiative identifies key challenges and opportunities for Latin America and discusses the relationship between global trends and education policy.
Speakers discussed why and how strategic foresight planning in Latin America today can help create better policies for the region.
Over the past decade, many Latin American governments have made significant strides in developing domestic policies that have succeeded in reducing poverty and strengthening democratic institutions. Yet the impact of profound transformations in the global economy, climate change, and new information and communication technologies makes it clear that the region’s future will be inextricably connected to developments taking place beyond the borders of individual nations.
The future of Latin America will be directly affected by its responses to changing global trends today.
The ongoing and unprecedented speed of global change demands a new responsibility from Latin American countries.