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16 November 2017 | News
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean discussed the relationship between debt accumulation, the external sector deficit and lack of robust growth in the Caribbean at a recent meeting in Belize.
14 November 2017 | News
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, led the inauguration of a seminar on the issue in the framework of the Ninth Meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas, which is being held in Mexico.
14 November 2017 | News
The expert group discussed the challenges that export-oriented countries are facing in order to capitalize on the market opportunities provided by Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs).
26 October 2017 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary presented the document “Linkages between the social and production spheres: Gaps, pillars and challenges” to regional authorities.
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).
17 October 2017 | News
The First CELAC-China High-level Academic Forum was inaugurated at the organization’s headquarters in Santiago and attended by Chilean Foreign Minister Heraldo Muñoz.
13 October 2017 | News
Experts, academics and decision makers participated today in the IV Planning Sessions: Sustainable Territories and Cities.
10 October 2017 | News
Government authorities, international officials and private-sector representatives are participating in the Euromipyme project’s seminar inaugurated today in Mexico.
6 October 2017 | News
Experts meeting in Santiago, Chile debated good practices and public policy recommendations for strengthening the management of cities in Latin America and the Caribbean.
6 October 2017 | News
ECLAC’s next Regional Conference on Women – which will take place in 2019 in Santiago, Chile – will focus on the achievement of women’s economic autonomy, which is key for enabling them to exercise the rest of their rights, according to officials.
29 September 2017 | News
In a ceremony led by Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena and Ambassador Naciye Gökçen Kaya, the Turkish flag was raised for the first time at the UN regional organization’s offices.
28 September 2017 | News
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, and Christiane Bögemann-Hagedorn, Deputy Director General for Latin America of Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), headed the meetings in the Peruvian capital.
27 September 2017 | News
A recent ECLAC Caribbean meeting found that the benefits of hosting offshore medical universities could prove especially significant for some of the smaller economies of the subregion.
22 September 2017 | News
During 24-29 September 2017, the ECLAC Damage and Loss Assessment (DALA) Team will carry out an extensive Economic Impact Assessment on those islands in the Bahamas which were affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria.
21 September 2017 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in New York in the second high-level ministerial meeting of like-minded nations that support middle income countries.
19 September 2017 | News
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, spoke at a high-level event on the use of data and technology that was held in the framework of the UN General Assembly’s 72nd session.
6 September 2017 | News
The United Nations regional organization’s document offers a multidimensional overview of the urbanization process and cities, contemplating social, economic, environmental and governance-related aspects.
5 September 2017 | News
A series of consultations designed to explain the importance of pursuing public expenditure reviews (PERs) as part of the budget process were conducted recently in Belize with Government Chief Executive Officers, representatives from line Ministries and finance officers.
4 September 2017 | News
The organization’s Buenos Aires Office presented two new publications about the cases of Tucuman and Chaco.
4 September 2017 | News
The Second Session of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, a subsidiary body of ECLAC, will be held on October 25-27, 2017 in Montevideo, Uruguay.