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29 December 2015 | News
The United Nations organization published diverse studies this year on the economic, social and environmental situation of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
22 December 2015 | Infographic
Fiscal policy can be a powerful instrument for income redistribution, which is key to inclusive development, according to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). We present here which countries in the region have made tax reforms and in what areas, in 2014 and the first half of 2015.
18 December 2015 | Statement
"2015 will be remembered as a year of human suffering and migrant tragedies. Over the past 12 months, more than 5,000 women, men and children lost their lives in search of protection and a better life", Ban Ki-moon pointed out.
17 December 2015 | Press Release
ECLAC updated its growth projections for 2015 and next year. The fall in commodities prices and declining investment are some of the factors behind the slow regional expansion.
15 December 2015 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC (December 2015).
15 December 2015 | News
Days after the end of the COP 21, experts gathered at ECLAC underscored the agreements of the Paris meeting and its challenges.
12 December 2015 | Press Release
195 nations set path to keep temperature rise well below 2 degrees Celsius.
11 December 2015 | Press Release
The Latin American Economic Outlook 2016 was launched today by OECD Development Centre, ECLAC and CAF –Development Bank of Latin America.
10 December 2015 | Statement
"Today we reaffirm our commitment to protecting human rights as the foundation of our work", United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says.
8 December 2015 | Press Release
The United Nations regional organization presented this proposal in the framework of the international conference against global warming that is being held in Paris.
8 December 2015 | News
The possibilities for integrating the twin imperatives of pursuing climate resilience and debt reduction with a proposal for debt for climate adaptation swaps, will be considered at a side event to be held during the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP21).
7 December 2015 | News
Multilateral development banks and United Nations partner with the Global Green Growth Institute to help developing and least developed countries finance low-carbon, sustainable, and climate-resilient projects.
7 December 2015 | Announcement
United Nations organization will unveil new economic growth estimates for the countries of the region in a press conference.
3 December 2015 | News
In 18 countries of the region there is at least one measurement of the time spent on domestic and unpaid care work.
3 December 2015 | News
A document prepared by ECLAC’s Office in Montevideo analyzes the economic activities that could be taxed with these kinds of levies.
3 December 2015 | Announcement
The XXVIII Regional Seminar on Fiscal Policy, organized by ECLAC, will be held March 16-17, 2016.
3 December 2015 | News
A report by ECLAC probes the relationship between production and territory and offers data to plan public investment in infrastructure at the service of the productive framework.
3 December 2015 | Statement
"We mark this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities in the wake of the adoption of the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development", Ban Ki-moon says. This global blueprint for action summons us to "leave no one behind”, he adds.
3 December 2015 | News
Officials from the United Nations regional organization will participate in diverse events in the framework of the summit being held in Paris.
3 December 2015 | News
The accumulation of origin and better access to Asian agricultural markets are among the benefits, but there is concern about the agreement’s possible impact on the price of medications and on the region's textile producers.