The mission of ECLAC in the area of population and development is to increase and enhance the ability of the region’s countries to describe, analyse, comprehend and address population dynamics and their links to economic and social development, with a view to incorporating demographic factors into public policies and programmes, especially those aimed at reducing poverty and inequality. To achieve its strategic objective, the Division has received extensive support from organizations of the United Nations system, especially the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and other donors.
The sixteenth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical
Conference of the Americas of ECLAC and its side events will be held in the
Celso Furtado conference room at the headquarters of ECLAC.
Meetings and technical symposiums
| 22-24 Nov 2016
, Ciudad de Panamá, Panama
El Seminario busca facilitar el intercambio de experiencias y la discusión
técnica entre los países de América Latina que preparan la realización de
sus censos para los próximos años, con el fin de analizar los alcances y
limitaciones de los censos de población y vivienda en el seguimiento
coordinado de los indicadores de la Agenda 2030 (ODS) y del Consenso de
| 4-6 Oct 2016
, Santiago, Chile
The third meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on
Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean will be held at
ECLAC headquarters in Santiago from 4 to 6 October 2016. The purpose of the
meeting, among others, is to analyze and adopt the proposed format for
national progress reports on the implementation of the Montevideo Consensus
on Population and Development as well as to review the progress report of the
ad hoc working group for the preparation of a proposal on the indicators for
regional follow-up of the Montevideo Consensus on Population and Development.