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30 November 2023 | Infographic
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is participating in the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), a crucial milestone in the fight against the climate and ecological crisis, which is taking place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 30 November to 12 December. The ECLAC delegation is headed by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Secretary of the regional body, who will participate in various sessions of the global forum. You can learn more about ECLAC's participation in COP28 in the following image (click on the image to see it in full).
3 October 2023 | Infographic
Between 1990 and 2020, Guatemala achieved progress in the fight against poverty and inequality; however, there are still important structural, wide and persistent gaps in various social, economic and territorial areas. In addition, the recent pandemic generated by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (COVID-19) and its variants caused one of the deepest economic declines in the past 100 years, generating greater poverty and inequality.
3 October 2023 | Infographic
This paper focuses on an analysis of sustainability gaps in the tourism clusters of Puerto Plata and Colonial City in the Dominican Republic, based on the idea that tourism is an economic sector with great potential to contribute to the development of a territory, provided that it is based on sustainability
3 October 2023 | Infographic
Despite efforts, large gaps in access to the effective enjoyment of the right to education persist in Guatemala, particularly for rural populations and Indigenous peoples. The unprecedented educational crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has increased gaps, school dropout rates, learning losses, illiteracy and the slowdown in average schooling levels
3 October 2023 | Infographic
Based on this conceptual framework, gaps corresponding to inequalities are identified, either between countries (horizontal) or between social groups or areas in each country (vertical), based on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico.
3 October 2023 | Infographic
Aanalysis of socioeconomic inequality that involves studying the distances in access to income between the various social strata based on household income in Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala, but adjusting income to the National Accounts in each country.
3 October 2023 | Infographic
Between 1990 and 2019, the Dominican Republic showed progress in the fight against poverty and inequality. However, its current levels are high when compared to countries of similar development in Latin America and the Caribbean and in the world. As a result, there are still important structural gaps, defined as the different expressions of inequality, which are wide and persistent, in different areas and among different groups of people, and this hinders development.
3 October 2023 | Infographic
Understanding demographic change in Central America, Mexico and the Hispanic Caribbean, with emphasis on aging, is fundamental for social protection systems. The importance of addressing social protection gaps lies in their manifestation in terms of insufficient coverage, inadequate benefits or lack of accessibility, which prevents progress towards universal protection for all.
3 October 2023 | Infographic
Guatemala and Honduras are among the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with the highest levels of poverty, with the lowest proportion of the population dependent on clean fuels and technologies, and the highest use of firewood. Available estimates and statistics show that a large part of the population, particularly in rural areas, uses firewood as the main cooking fuel. Although there is progress in terms of electricity coverage, there is an nderconsumption of electricity, since the most used energy source at the residential level is firewood.
1 August 2023 | Infographic
We have the honour to invite you to the series of lectures by distinguished scholars to be held in 2023 and 2024 as part of the commemoration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of ECLAC.
19 July 2023 | Infographic
The technical cooperation project "New narratives for rural transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean" is implemented by the Subregional Headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Mexico, with financial support from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The IFAD-ECLAC project analyzes the "new rurality" and studies structural gaps to reduce rural poverty and inequality and to promote structural transformation in the region's middle-income countries. This infographic is based on the book Inequality in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean: gap analysis and recommendations
18 July 2023 | Infographic
In Latin America and the Caribbean, rural spaces have undergone diverse transformations and mutations over the last decades. In the economic realm, the share of added value and employment generated by agriculture within rural economic activities is generally lower; this is the result of the growing presence of services, such as agritourism, and processing activities. This infographic is based on the book New narratives for Rural Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean: a renewed measurement and classification of rural spaces
15 March 2023 | Infographic
ECLAC’s subregional headquarters in Mexico has positioned itself as a BENCHMARK OF SPECIALIZED AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE on economic and social issues, energy, trade, agriculture and climate change, not only through applied research but by ASSISTING GOVERNMENTS and integration bodies.
15 March 2023 | Infographic
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is a pioneer in disaster assessment in the region and developed a methodology called DaLA to assess the damages and losses caused by disasters. Find out in this infographic what it is, how it works and what it is for countries.
8 February 2023 | Infographic
ECLAC’s Community of Practice on the Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) is an informal space for exchange among peers and sharing of good practices and lessons learned with regards to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda in general and the VNR process in particular.
10 January 2023 | Infographic
A string of crises weakens global and regional trade. In 2022 regional exports of goods slowed down, but exports of services recovered strongly (45% January-June v/s 1% on the same period of 2021). This is mainly due to the reactivation of tourism, followed by “other services”, which include the so-called “modern services.”