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Chile Launches Action Plan on Open Government for 2014-2016 at ECLAC Headquarters:21 August:
21 August:
The United Nations regional commission welcomes the adoption by 15 of the region's countries of commitments to improve transparency and citizen participation.

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According to experts meeting in Santiago, Chile:
The 5th Regional seminar on agriculture and climate change, which ends tomorrow, is being organized by ECLAC and FAO, and supported by French Cooperation.
19 August:
"Attacks on humanitarian workers hinder the ability of people in desperate need to receive lifesaving assistance", says the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.
Meeting concludes today:
The organization's Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in the inauguration of the Thirteenth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas.

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12 August:
"A new publication from the United Nations shows that 20 per cent of the world's young people experience a mental health condition each year", highlights the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Italy's Foreign Affairs Minister at ECLAC:
Federica Mogherini gave a keynote lecture at the United Nations organization's headquarters in Santiago, Chile.

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9 August 2014:
"The interests of the indigenous peoples must be part of the new development agenda in order for it to succeed", says the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.
In Mexico City:
Deputy Executive Secretary, Antonio Prado, is taking part in a forum alongside the Federal District Government, the Federal District Economic and Social Council, UNAM and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.
In its report Economic Survey:
The organization sees great heterogeneity among countries due to varying conditions in Latin America and Caribbean's main trading partners and specific factors in the national economies.

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28 July:
More than 30 postgraduate students from Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia and Europe participate in the academic program's 15th session, which ends September 10.
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In Buenos Aires:
The Deputy Executive Secretary of the Commission took part in the 4th South American Economy and Finance Council (CSEF).
22 July:
Antonio Prado, the organization's Deputy Executive Secretary, participated in Uruguay in the International Forum of Trade Unions and Progressive Parties "Decent Work as a Prerequisite for Equality."
Presented on 18 July:
The study proposes a matrix for analysing the incorporation of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in the education sector, with a view to supporting decision-making in Latin American and Caribbean countries.

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