12 March 2020 | News
The organization’s office in that country held three events to promote knowledge and territorial dialogue. One of the challenges of the project was to find good ways of strengthening rural-urban ties to generate more inclusive development.
9 December 2019 | News
Since 2011, Colombian FDI has surpassed the amount of Mexican investments accumulated in the region.
17 June 2019 | News
The organization’s office in that country held a workshop of experts on the conceptual framework of the project it is implementing, which forms part of the United Nations Development Account.
23 July 2018 | Press Release
During the 13th ministerial summit being held in Puerto Vallarta, the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, also called for deepening the bloc’s relationship with Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Singapore.
18 April 2018 | Press Release
Sixth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society was inaugurated today in the city of Cartagena.
20 September 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional commission, moderated the V CEO Investment Summit of the bloc in New York, attended by the presidents of Chile and Colombia, the Foreign Affairs Minister of Mexico and the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru.
15 March 2017 | News
The majority of the country’s provinces are rural, while 25% fall into an intermediate category and 9% are urban, the document indicates.
16 February 2017 | Speech
Remarks by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC (opening and closure, in Spanish).
16 February 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC’S Executive Secretary participated in a conference in Bogota, along with President Juan Manuel Santos, economist Joseph Stiglitz and other notable speakers.
6 February 2017 | Press Release
At a meeting held today, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Chile, Rolf Schulze, and the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, also agreed to allocate additional resources to a programme to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda in the region.
26 September 2016 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in Cartagena in the signing ceremony of the agreement that ended more than five decades of armed conflict.
23 June 2016 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the regional organization, Alicia Bárcena, issued a statement that describes the achievement as “one of the brightest chapters of diplomacy and multilateral commitment, with our best civilizing values.”
20 June 2016 | News
Since 2000, ECLAC’s Office in Bogota has classified the country’s departments by the strength of their economy, infrastructure, human capital, innovation and institutions.
1 March 2016 | News
The research, done by ECLAC’s Office in Colombia, proposes recommendations for closing the gaps between the countryside and the city.
31 March 2015 | News
Report classifies the country’s 23 main cities into six groups: elderly, mature, adult, big and young, adolescent and embryonic.
20 de June de 2014 | Statement
"Rendimos homenaje a la fortaleza y resiliencia de los más de 50 millones de personas de todo el mundo que se han visto obligadas a huir a causa de las guerras, las persecuciones y los abusos de los derechos humanos", dice Ban Ki-moon, Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas.
23 de January de 2014 | Press Release
Los presidentes de México y Colombia, el Ministro de Hacienda de Chile y el Primer Ministro de Perú participaron en el encuentro, que fue moderado por la Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL.
9 January 2014 | Infographic
In the last decades, poverty in the region declined slowly but steadily, a trend that persisted even during the global crisis of 2008-2009. But from 2011 the pace that had been folding down this scourge has slowed.
5 November 2013 | Press Release
ECLAC and the Government of Peru organized a meeting on the application of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
17 October 2013 | Press Release
Document highlights the deep inequalities affecting over 23 million indigenous women.