Nº 19 June 2021

ISSN: 2173-8254

Horizontes 2030: la igualdad en el centro del desarrollo sostenible

The world is experiencing a change of era. The international community, responding to economic, distributional and environmental imbalances dominant development style, recently approved the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 objectives. In this document, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) presented to Member States at its thirty-sixth session, the Agenda on the basis of structuralist development perspective is analytically complements and from the point of view of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. Their proposals focus on the need to promote a progressive structural change that increases the incorporation of knowledge into production, ensure social inclusion and combat the negative effects of climate change. The focus of the reflections and proposals to move towards a new style of development lies in promoting equality and environmental sustainability. The creation of global public goods and their correlates at regional and national policies is the core from which the structuralist view expands into a global Keynesianism and a development strategy focused on major environmental boost.