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Latin America and the Caribbean to Analyse the Challenges of Migration and Population Ageing

Meetings in Chile, Guyana and Costa Rica form the lead up to the First session of the ECLAC Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean in August in Montevideo, Uruguay.


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Land Transport Security Problems Affect the Competitiveness of the Region’s Countries

Crimes and thefts involving freight are commonplace on the roads and railways of Latin America. Mexico and Brazil are among the riskiest countries in the world in terms of incidents reported to the authorities.


The 12th session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, which regularly brings together officials, activists and experts in gender affairs from the region, will meet from 15 to 18 October 2013 in the Dominican Republic.

The selected articles will be presented at an academic seminar on 21 August 2013 at the ECLAC headquarters in Santiago, Chile.

Since 2012, ECLAC has been implementing a project in 14 of the region’s countries that seeks to improve the capacity of the food-export sectors in Latin America and the Caribbean.


The Synthetic Index of Provincial Economic Activity (ISAE) will measure the economic activity of this province simply and in real time.

The operational launch of the Central American Electrical Interconnection System is the first step towards developing regional generation projects.


In this article, the Director of the ECLAC Division of International Trade and Integration, Osvaldo Rosales, analyses the current state of climate negotiations and the benefits of a low-carbon economy.