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ECLAC will Launch its Social Panorama of Latin American 2018 Report

9 January 2019|Announcement

On Tuesday, January 15, Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena will give a press conference at the regional organization’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.

On Tuesday January 15, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will make public its report, Social Panorama of Latin America, which addresses issues such as income and wealth distribution, poverty evolution and trends in the region, the dynamics of social spending, social and labor inclusion of the population and the economic autonomy of women in a context of technological change.

The document will be presented by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN regional organization, during a press conference scheduled for 11:00 a.m. (GMT – 3) at the Commission’s main headquarters in Santiago, Chile.

The conference will be broadcast live via internet on ECLAC’s website at

The Social Panorama of Latin America 2018 analyzes issues crucial to understanding and action given the structural challenges facing the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in the current economic and social situation, especially in the context of the transformations underway in labor markets.

Throughout the report, which has been published since 1991, strategies and policies are suggested for advancing toward inclusive development in accordance with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Members of the media are invited to participate in the press conference, which will be held at ECLAC headquarters (Av. Dag Hammarskjöld 3477, Celso Furtado Room, Vitacura, Santiago, Chile). Journalists must carry their media credentials or their identity documents to have access to the premises.

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For queries, contact ECLAC’s Public Information Unit.

Email:; Telephone: (56) 22210 2040.