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29 November 2022 | Press Release
In a new report, ECLAC calls on the region’s countries to use FDI strategically to strengthen and develop capacities that would contribute to sustainable and inclusive development.
24 November 2022 | Press Release
The strategy for urgently addressing this “shadow pandemic” must be based on four pillars: financing, prevention, public response and information systems, the United Nations regional organization underscores.
24 November 2022 | Press Release
The Social Panorama 2022 report projects that 201 million people (32.1% of the region’s total population) live in situations of poverty, with 82 million (13.1%) of them in extreme poverty. The regional organization calls for urgently addressing the silent crisis in education to avert the risk of a lost generation.
18 November 2022 | Press Release
Today the Eighth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean concluded in Montevideo.
16 November 2022 | Press Release
Today the Eighth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean was inaugurated in Montevideo.
11 November 2022 | Press Release
Today the XV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by ECLAC in coordination with UN Women, concluded in Buenos Aires.
9 November 2022 | Press Release
The regional organization’s Executive Secretary, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, presented today the main document of the XV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, which is taking place through Friday in Buenos Aires.
8 November 2022 | Press Release
Argentina’s President, Alberto Fernández, led today the opening ceremony of the XV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, which will be held through Friday in Buenos Aires.
7 November 2022 | Press Release
OECD, ECLAC, CAF and the European Commission launched their joint report Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO) 2022, in the framework of the COP27 being held in Egypt.
26 October 2022 | Press Release
The Commission’s thirty-ninth session, which is its most important biennial meeting, concluded today in Buenos Aires with a ceremony led by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed; the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Argentina, Santiago Cafiero; and the organization’s Executive Secretary, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs.
24 October 2022 | Press Release
With the presence of Argentina’s President, Alberto Fernández, authorities inaugurated the thirty-ninth session of ECLAC today in Buenos Aires.
23 October 2022 | Press Release
At its thirty-ninth session, which begins this Monday, October 24 in Buenos Aires, ECLAC will present the region’s countries with its proposal for driving higher, more sustained growth and sustainable and inclusive development.
3 October 2022 | Press Release
The Costa Rican economist was appointed to the position by the UN Secretary-General, who highlighted his interest and passion for the analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of policies to promote development.
1 September 2022 | Press Release
The Roundtable on Climate Finance and the Energy Transition in Latin America and the Caribbean – one of the five regional forums being held ahead of the upcoming COP27, presided by Egypt – was inaugurated today.
30 August 2022 | Press Release
Government authorities, international officials and specialists participated in the opening session of the Second Regional Seminar on Social Development, organized virtually by ECLAC in collaboration with various institutions.
24 August 2022 | Press Release
The twenty-first meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas (SCA) was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
23 August 2022 | Press Release
In a new edition of its flagship annual report “Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean,” the United Nations organization underlines the challenges of reactivating investment and growth in a context of growing external and domestic restrictions.
14 July 2022 | Press Release
Mario Cimoli, the organization’s Acting Executive Secretary, and Arnoldo André Tinoco, the Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, participated in a meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2022, focused on listening to messages from the regions. Prior to that, both authorities spoke at a virtual side event on Development in Transition.
17 June 2022 | Press Release
The United Nations organizations analyze the effects of and recovery from the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the region’s labor markets in 2021, spotlighting the evolution of real wages.
13 June 2022 | Press Release
Authorities from Finance Ministries in 12 of the region’s countries kicked off the XXXIV edition of the Regional Seminar on Fiscal Policy, at ECLAC’s headquarters.

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