30 March 2017 | News
ECLAC has just released its latest policy brief, which examines the adjustments that the Caribbean subregion needs to make in order to attain medium-term development.
13 March 2017 | News
ECLAC brings together representatives of national disaster agencies to build capacity in disaster planning and assessment.
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.
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.
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.
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 | 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.
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.
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.
8 November 2016 | News
The Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean sent a group of experts on 23-29 October and is now preparing an official report.
12 October 2016 | News
ECLAC will equip representatives from three national statistical offices with the skills necessary to develop web applications for the dissemination of national census data sets.
3 October 2016 | News
Held at ECLAC Caribbean’s sub regional headquarters in Port of Spain, from 19 to 23 September, the workshop focused on forecasting and fiscal transparency in the conduct of Public Expenditure Reviews (PERs).
13 September 2016 | News
An interagency team lead by ECLAC has visted the main sites hit by Hurricane Earl in Belize, including San Pedro, Caye Caulker, Belize City, Ladyville, Belize River Valley, Orange Walk and Belmopan.
8 September 2016 | News
ECLAC and GIZ convene meeting to assess the impact of the project entitled “Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean: Reducing the Carbon Footprint in the Caribbean through the Promotion of Energy Efficiency (EE) and the Use of Renewable Energy (RE) Technologies”.
5 September 2016 | News
ECLAC Caribbean trains sixteen representatives from the Ministries of Finance, Education, Health, Agriculture and Social Care of Barbados in the conduct of Public Expenditure Reviews with applications for their respective sectors.
9 August 2016 | News
Nineteen senior representatives from Saint Kitts and Nevis’ Ministries of Finance, Agriculture, Education, Health, Social Development, Sustainable Development, and Public Infrastructure actively participated in the training workshop that was held at the Ocean Terrace Inn from 25-29 July 2016.
4 August 2016 | News
Twenty senior representatives from Antigua and Barbuda’s Ministries of Finance and Corporate Governance, Health and the Environment, Education, Agriculture, and Social Transformation actively participated in a training workshop that was held at the Antigua and Barbuda Hospitality Training Institute, from 18-22 July 2016.
2 August 2016 | Press Release
According to a report by FAO, ECLAC and ALADI, climate change will affect crop yields, local economies and food security in Northeastern Brazil, Central America and parts of the Andean region.
1 August 2016 | Speech
Palabras de Antonio Prado, Secretario Ejecutivo Adjunto de la CEPAL.
1 August 2016 | News
Antonio Prado, Secretario Ejecutivo Adjunto del organismo regional, participó en reunión de trabajo en Santiago de los Caballeros, República Dominicana.