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24 February 2017 | Announcement

On Monday, March 6, a seminar entitled Think Big: Data innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean will be held in Santiago, drawing experts from MIT, Data-Pop Alliance, UN Global Pulse and regional bodies.

22 February 2017 | Press Release

The 2016 version has a new design that incorporates graphic elements and digital links related to a select set of indicators for Latin American and Caribbean countries.

16 February 2017 | Press Release

ECLAC’S Executive Secretary participated in a conference in Bogota, along with President Juan Manuel Santos, economist Joseph Stiglitz and other notable speakers.

13 February 2017 | News

The Caribbean symposium on mainstreaming the SDGs in national development planning sets the stage for consideration of a coordinated approach to planning, implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the subregion, including through the strengthening of national institutional infrastructure and by establishing a common statistical platform for measuring progress in SDG implementation across the Caribbean.

10 February 2017 | News

Classes will take place from 20 July to 8 September 2017 at the headquarters of the United Nations Regional Commission in Santiago, Chile.

9 February 2017 | News

The delegation was received by the regional commission’s ranking representatives, led by its Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.

9 February 2017 | News

ECLAC and WHO/PAHO hold joint disaster training in Lima and Piura focusing on the social aspects of a disaster, with particular attention on issues such as health and water and sanitation.  

6 February 2017 | Press Release

At a meeting held today, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Chile, Rolf Schulze, and the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, also agreed to allocate additional resources to a programme to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda in the region.

30 January 2017 | Press Release

Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, Chef de Cabinet to the United Nations Secretary-General, and Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, spoke at the thirty-second session of the regional organization’s Committee of the Whole, chaired by Mexico.

27 January 2017 | News

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) have convened a four-day training course in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, to improve the ability of policymakers from eight Caribbean countries to prepare for disasters and to assess their effects and impacts.

24 January 2017 | Press Release

The regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, made a presentation before the Foreign Ministers attending the bloc’s V Summit of Heads of State and Government in the Dominican Republic.

18 January 2017 | Press Release

ECLAC’s Executive Secretary is participating this week in various sessions of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, which is being held in Davos, Switzerland.

17 January 2017 | Press Release

The region’s recovery will however be shallow amid persistent external and internal headwinds.

1 January 2017 | News

António Guterres took the helm of the United Nations this 1st January.

18 December 2016 | Statement

"I call on the international community to act on the global compact on safe, regular and orderly migration", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon points out in his annual message.

14 December 2016 | Press Release

After two consecutive years of decline, the region will grow by 1.3% in the upcoming year in a complex international scenario, according to ECLAC’s new projections. 

10 December 2016 | Statement

"Wherever we are, each of us can make a difference for human rights -- in our neighbourhoods, in school, at work, on social media, at home and even in sporting arenas across the world", Ban Ki-moon says.

9 December 2016 | Press Release

As of today, easier downloads of the United Nations Regional Commission’s documents.

9 December 2016 | News

Specialists from international organizations, central banks, academia and the private sector participated in two seminars held in September and November.

9 December 2016 | News

ECLAC presented a new study in conjunction with the ILO indicating that Uruguay’s labor and tax policies likely contributed to reducing the income differential.