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6 December 2016 | Announcement

United Nations organization will give a press conference to unveil the preliminary overview of the region’s economies in 2016 and new projections for 2017.

6 December 2016 | News

This meeting, which will take place in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago from 6-9 December 2016, is jointly organized by the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Unit of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean, and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat.

29 November 2016 | Press Release

During a keynote speech given at ECLAC’s headquarters, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski urged countries in the region to defend multilateralism.

29 November 2016 | Infographic

Violence against women is a form of discrimination, directed against a woman because she is a woman or that affects women disproportionally. This violence seriously inhibits women's ability to enjoy their human rights and freedoms on a bsis of equality with men.

29 November 2016 | Op-ed

Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC (November 2016).

28 November 2016 | Press Release

In Guadalajara, ECLAC presented a study on trade opportunities and challenges for reducing inequality in both populations.

28 November 2016 | News

Women in rural communities in Trinidad and Tobago benefitted from a sensitization seminar on gender-based violence, held in recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, celebrated each year on 25 November. 

26 November 2016 | Press Release

The Executive Secretary of the regional organization, Alicia Bárcena, sent a letter in which she underscored his fight to ensure that equality and the comprehensive well-being of the country’s citizens remained a top priority. 

25 November 2016 | Press Release

Dominica adhered to the initiative on Principle 10 during the fifth meeting of the negotiating committee of the agreement, which concluded today in Santiago, Chile.

24 November 2016 | Statement

"Today, we are seeing the world lit up in orange, symbolizing a bright future for women and girls", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.

24 November 2016 | News

A workshop on Research Data Management (RDM) is underway today at ECLAC Caribbean’s headquarters in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

23 November 2016 | Press Release

A report by ECLAC highlights dissatisfaction with globalization and projects a 5% contraction in regional exports in 2016, marking four consecutive years of declines.

22 November 2016 | Press Release

Xi Jinping inaugurated the Summit of Leaders from the Media along with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.

21 November 2016 | Press Release

Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean opened the fifth round of negotiations at ECLAC to achieve a regional agreement on rights of access in environmental matters.

17 November 2016 | News

On November 15-17, this topic was explored during a meeting held in Santiago, Chile, organized by ECLAC and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

16 November 2016 | Press Release

The meeting was inaugurated by the regional commission’s Deputy Executive Secretary, Antonio Prado, and by Chile’s Undersecretary for Social Services, Juan Eduardo Faúndez.

16 November 2016 | Announcement

The Executive Secretary of the UN Commission, Alicia Bárcena, will hold a press conference in Santiago, Chile, to unveil the new annual report on international trade.

15 November 2016 | News

A delegation from the United Nations regional body participated today in various gatherings in the framework of the 22nd Conference of the Parties that is being held in Marrakech.

15 November 2016 | Announcement

New round of discussions will be held at ECLAC’s headquarters on November 21-25, 2016.

12 November 2016 | News

The regional commission presented a compilation of thirty publications and four videos dealing with climate change in the region.

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