Latin America has long been considered a region on the brink of great success and prosperity, but corruption and mounting inequalities plague many of its countries, and solutions aren’t easy to come by — even if the problems are increasingly easy to identify, as they were last week at the World Economic Forum on Latin America.

Discussions at the summit, which often included the perspectives of the host country Brazil, delved into the region’s corruption problems, what can be done to address them, and what leadership is needed today. Attendees also gathered for working sessions on issues such as financing and implementing the SDGs, and to learn more about the impacts of the growing crisis in Venezuela. Now that the summit has ended, here are some of the key takeaways:

  1. Governance and accountability
  2. Business with purpose
  3. Financing the SDGs
  4. Migration and refugees
  5. Future of work

Read more about the World Economic Forum on Latin America by Adva Saldinger at Devex