Compared with the same period of 2013:
The absence of big corporate acquisitions and a slowdown in mining investments are seen as the main factors, ECLAC reported.
October 20:
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, ECLAC's Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena, and IAPA President Elizabeth Ballantine participated in the inauguration ceremony.

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17 October 2014:
"One in every five persons in developing regions --1.22 billion people-- live on less than $1.25 a day, and 2.4 billion live on less than $2 a day", the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.

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October 15:
Government officials and representatives from international organizations participated in the launch of the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All Americas.
In 2014:
ECLAC-ILO study says employment formalization has contributed to a reduction in income inequality.
13 October 2014:
"This year's commemoration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction is an opportunity to recognize the role of older men and women in fostering resilience", the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.

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According to ECLAC's estimates:
The organization presented a new database that details country investment in economic infrastructure since 1980.

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Santiago, Chile:
At the inauguration of two events, the organization's Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, called for combining forces to achieve results at the next conference on climate, which will be held in Lima in December.

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11 October 2014:
"To end the cycle of violence against adolescent girls we must go beyond raising awareness and take action to equip girls with knowledge, skills, resources and power to determine their own path in life", the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
Statements of the Secretary-General of the United Nations
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