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ECLAC Promotes Better Governance of Natural Resources to Maximize their Contribution to Regional Development

Latin America and the Caribbean has had difficulty translating boom periods for exports into long-term growth processes.

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Lima Will Host ECLAC’s Next Session

The regional United Nations organization will issue a new position paper that will give continuity to the last two reports, focused on equality.

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This kind of institution provides financing to manage external shocks and currency crises, thereby contributing to financial stability, ECLAC says.

This tool, which is being developed by ECLAC, will gather in one place documents issued by Latin American and Caribbean countries.

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Only a limited number of Latin American cities have climate strategies and plans, one of the documents says.


ECLAC launches a study about the negative impact of global warming on the sub-region’s food security.

ECLAC study reviews the evolution of external financing of Latin America and the Caribbean since 1982.


A new equation between State, market and civil society is required, says Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, in this opinion article.