13 November 2018 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, spoke today at a special session organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), in New York.
12 November 2018 | Press Release
A seminar on women’s economic autonomy was inaugurated by Isabel Plá, the Minister of Women and Gender Equity of Chile; Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Commission; and Boris E. Utria, representative of the World Bank Group.
8 November 2018 | News
ECLAC has introduced a Disaster Assessment Methodology Exercise Guide, developed for the DaLA trainings.
31 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC projects a 9.7% increase in the value of regional goods exports this year.
29 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary gave a keynote speech in the framework of the colloquium “Central America and Mexico at a crossroads today,” organized by the United Nations regional organization, The College of Mexico and the Central American Integration System (SICA).
26 October 2018 | Announcement
Alicia Bárcena, the organization’s Executive Secretary, will hold a press conference on Wednesday, October 31.
26 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s most senior representative participated in the Dialogue of the Executive Secretaries of the United Nations Regional Commissions with the Second Committee of the 73rd session of the General Assembly in New York.
26 October 2018 | News
ECLAC Caribbean carries out follow-up training to disaster assessment missions carried out last year to quantify the economic, social and environmental effects and impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
23 October 2018 | Press Release
In a joint publication, the organizations forecast, for example, that the transition toward energy sustainability would create more than one million jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030.
19 October 2018 | News
In the framework of the Second Cities Conference, ECLAC and Sciences Po, with support from the government of France, held a training seminar to build capacities for coordination on mobility policies.
18 October 2018 | Press Release
The Second Cities Conference concluded with a call to strengthen public-private dialogue for urban sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean.
18 October 2018 | News
ECLAC trains representatives from Cuba’s Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment, as well as other professionals working in disaster analysis and planning units in correlated areas such as water, sanitation and agriculture.
17 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC has updated its growth projections for the countries of the region.
16 October 2018 | Press Release
Second Cities Conference: Towards Safe, Affordable and Sustainable Mobility in Latin America and the Caribbean, inaugurated today at ECLAC headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
12 October 2018 | Announcement
The meeting, co-organized by ECLAC, MINURVI and UN-Habitat, will take place on October 16-19 at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile.
10 October 2018 | Press Release
At a high-level seminar in Buenos Aires, authorities and experts debated the challenges of MSMEs in the face of disruptive technology and global uncertainty.
4 October 2018 | Press Release
The EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a high-level dialogue held in Santiago.
3 October 2018 | News
The Eighth Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Committee on South-South Cooperation, a subsidiary body of ECLAC, was held today in Santiago, Chile.
3 October 2018 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN regional organization, and Guillermo Pattillo, Director of the National Statistical Institute of Chile, inaugurated the Seventeenth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas, which is being held through Thursday in Santiago, Chile.
2 October 2018 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional organization, and Stella Zervoudaki, Ambassador and Head of the European Union Delegation in Chile, inaugurated the seminar that initiated a week of debate in Chile about the new concept of “development in transition.”