About

The Regional Observatory on Planning for Development is a dynamic tool for analysis, information and collective knowledge-building on planning for development in Latin America and the Caribbean, intended for the use of for governments, academia, the private sector and civil society. It was created in response to widespread demand from States in the region for resources to strengthen planning practices.

The Observatory’s main objective is to support the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in strengthening their planning and public management processes and to help link those processes to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in line with national and subnational priorities and realities.

The Observatory contains information on the national planning systems of the 33 countries of the region, as well as other resources relating to public planning, policymaking, follow-up processes and public policy evaluation.

As a tool for information and knowledge exchange, the Observatory also aims to promote synergies and strengthen coordination on capacity-building in the region.

How should the Observatory be cited?

Source: Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Regional Observatory on Planning for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean [online] https://observatorioplanificacion.cepal.org/en

The main objective of the Regional Observatory on Planning for Development is to support the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in strengthening their planning and public management processes and to help link those processes to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.