The ECLAC website consolidates its popularity as a key source of economic and social information
In 2006, some 22 million files were downloaded from the United Nations regional commission's Internet site.
(24 January 2007) In 2006, the Internet site of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) consolidated its position as one of the principal sources of economic and social information in the region, as evidenced by the latest statistics on site visitors and downloads.
The number of visitors to the ECLAC site at www.eclac.cl (or www.eclac.org ) exceeded 9.5 million between January and December 2006, while the number of files downloaded was nearly 22,160,000. These statistics illustrate the growing popularity of the ECLAC website since its launch in 1995.
The ECLAC site houses 35 separate sub-sites corresponding to different divisions within the institution. Each day, these sites make available a broad range of material, including economic and social statistics, documents, publications and information for the media.