Before statistics motivating and conducive of the hand of the Secretariat General Ibero-American, Rebeca Grynspan, the XXX Assembly of the Parlatino gave place to the reflection on the poverty extreme that hurts to the continent.
The current situation of Latin America still being affected by their level of economic inequality, although on a smaller scale; This region already has been considered worldwide as the more unequal in several occasions, with a 68% more than Europe, 31% more than Asia and 14% more than Africa. According to the statistical data of the Ibero-American General Secretariat, the percentage of the population in extreme poverty, which lives daily with a per capita income below the $4 international, has gone from 40% in 2000 to 25% in 2012. Additionally, since 2009 is gave rise to a possible class media, which now accounts for one-third of the entire population that has as income per capita daily between $10 and $50.
The Secretariat Ibero-American reported that despite them achievements and progress, that percentage of poverty extreme with which has the continent (25%) is inadmissible, since 70% of such workers in poverty extreme, working in markets informal without have right to inns or retirement and much less to services medical.
At the end of his speech, Gryspan expressed the need to magnify the social protection of children and girls, indigenous peoples, Afro-descendants, women and older adults, and invited to reflect on the first changes which have been given to a continent with better quality of life and respect for human rights.