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12 December 2019 | Press Release
According to a new annual report by the United Nations regional organization, the region will grow 0.1% in 2019 and 1.3% in 2020.
9 December 2019 | News
In a joint publication, the organizations highlighted the Escazú Agreement as a valuable regional contribution for ensuring that actions related to the environment and climate respect, protect and effectively fulfill human rights and basic democratic principles.
9 December 2019 | News
A study by ECLAC’s office in Montevideo simulates distinct scenarios for growth in the market share of this kind of vehicle, and estimates their impact on national and subnational tax revenue.
9 December 2019 | News
A highlight was the launch of the website of the global campaign for the good treatment of girls, boys and adolescents with disabilities, an initiative led by the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy, María Soledad Cisternas.
9 December 2019 | News
Since 2011, Colombian FDI has surpassed the amount of Mexican investments accumulated in the region.
5 December 2019 | Announcement
The Commission’s last report of the year will be unveiled in Chile in a press conference by its Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, on Thursday, December 12.
4 December 2019 | Press Release
In the framework of the SICA Regional Forum 2019, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary delivered a keynote speech in which she sustained that inequality, poverty and migration are the basis of the widespread social disenchantment affecting the region.
28 November 2019 | Press Release
The economic commission noted that the upward trend for poverty in Latin America held firm and called for resuming the construction of comprehensive and universal social compacts, during the launch of its Social Panorama 2019 report today in Chile.
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.
25 November 2019 | Press Release
The measurement of this scourge, and its regional comparability, is fundamental for implementing policies for prevention, reparation and sanction, the Commission sustains in the context of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
21 November 2019 | News
The tenth meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC concluded today in Santiago, Chile.
21 November 2019 | Announcement
On Thursday, November 28, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena will launch in Chile the Social Panorama of Latin America 2019 report.
19 November 2019 | Press Release
The United Nations regional commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and the Director of Chile’s National Institute of Statistics, Guillermo Patillo, inaugurated the Tenth Meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas today in Santiago.
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.
11 November 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC updated its growth projections for the countries of the region.
6 November 2019 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC Executive Secretary.
31 October 2019 | Press Release
In Costa Rica, ECLAC, FAO and IICA presented their most recent joint report on the agriculture and rural sectors in the Americas, during a conference that brought together the ministers of agriculture of the hemisphere.
30 October 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary gave a keynote lecture today at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, in which she urged for creating new social compacts and reworking the conversation between the State, the market and society.
29 October 2019 | Press Release
Annual report by ECLAC on the region’s foreign trade shows significant heterogeneity by subregion. Imports will decline 3.0% this year.
28 October 2019 | Press Release
A new joint ECLAC-ILO publication indicates that women’s access to paid activities is essential for achieving the 2030 Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goals.