11 February 2020 | News
The rise of exports in the agro-processing sector unlocks exciting opportunities for economic diversification in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). This, according to the latest policy brief published by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), entitled `Policy actions to facilitate upgrading of the agricultural sector in Trinidad and Tobago’.
25 November 2019 | News
Street harassment is a commonplace experience for women and girls in Trinidad and Tobago. Statistics do not exist on its prevalence, but women and girls report that it is a daily experience which is tolerated as a social norm.
15 November 2019 | News
Senior policy makers, including statisticians and economists, along with planning officers from various Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have benefitted from a just-concluded workshop aimed at strengthening their capacities for integrated planning and policy coherence in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the subregion.
4 October 2019 | News
Experts agree that ICT and knowledge management are valuable tools to support sustainable growth and the delivery of public services in multi-island settings.
6 August 2019 | News
Policymakers and experts have identified ways in which persons with disability can enjoy the benefits of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs). This, during a meeting hosted by ECLAC Caribbean.
18 June 2019 | News
Government officials and experts from across the Caribbean participated in the event held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
27 May 2019 | News
Girls from Trinidad and Tobago had the opportunity to pitch tech-based solutions to address two pressing issues in the Caribbean, yesterday, namely gender-based violence and building resilience to climate change.
21 November 2018 | News
ECLAC and partners join forces to highlight the important role that men and boys can and should play in societies.
23 July 2018 | News
ECALC Caribbean celebrated World Population Day (WPD) 2018 by visiting the Guaico Secondary School, which for the occasion was transformed into a ’Community Village’.
25 June 2018 | News
From 23-25 May 2018, ECLAC provided policymakers with an increased capacity and awareness for disaster risk reduction.
21 June 2018 | News
On 21 June 2018, energy experts came together to discuss their experiences in gathering and analysing energy efficiency (EE) indicators, as well as the challenges and lessons learnt in gathering EE data
22 May 2018 | News
From 23-25 May 2018, ECLAC Caribbean will provide policymakers in Tobago with an increased capacity and awareness for disaster risk reduction.
7 March 2018 | News
The theme of this year’s IWD is the `Time is now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives’.
25 October 2017 | News
In an effort to bring life to the discussions and conclusions of a recent study on the art and craft sector completed by the Economic Commission for Latin and America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the organization is hosting an art and craft exhibition from 25-27 October 2017, in collaboration with Trinidad and Tobago’s Central Handicraft Association of Artisans and Talented Traders (CHATT).
31 July 2017 | News
Strengthening synergies between the tourism and art and craft sectors is one of the keys to bolstering incomes from Caribbean tourists, while supporting local artisans.This was one of the observations made at an expert group meeting held on 26 July 2017 at the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean’s (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean in Port of Spain.
29 May 2017 | Press Release
Keith Rowley met with the Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, agreeing to increase bilateral cooperation.
28 November 2016 | News
Women in rural communities in Trinidad and Tobago benefitted from a sensitization seminar on gender-based violence, held in recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, celebrated each year on 25 November.
12 October 2015 | News
For the first time ever, students from Trinidad have received first-hand information on disaster assessment from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional office in Port of Spain.
9 October 2015 | News
In an effort to increase technical cooperation with its host country, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean recently co-organized with the Office for Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) a multi-sectoral disaster assessment training session for agencies in Trinidad and Tobago.
5 June 2015 | News
ECLAC Caribbean staff worked side by side with communities in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, to protect and preserve the local environmental heritage, in a special commemoration of the United Nations World Environment Day 2015.