15 March 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in the World Economic Forum on Latin America 2018, in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.
13 March 2018 | Press Release
The distinguished international expert gave a keynote lecture at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
8 March 2018 | Announcement
During a visit to Chile, on Tuesday, March 13 he will speak about the origins and future of economic inequality.
8 March 2018 | Statement
"Achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls is the unfinished business of our time, and the greatest human rights challenge in our world", United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.
7 March 2018 | News
The theme of this year’s IWD is the `Time is now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives’.
4 March 2018 | Press Release
Delegates from the countries attending the ninth meeting of the Negotiating Committee on Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration approved the final text in Costa Rica.
28 February 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a dialogue with executive heads of the UN development system, in the framework of the meeting of the Economic and Social Council’s Development Segment that is being held in New York.
28 February 2018 | Press Release
Delegates from 24 countries expect to conclude talks this week on a legal instrument that would protect the rights of access to information, public participation and justice in environmental matters.
26 February 2018 | Press Release
The United Nations regional commission, founded on February 25, 1948, currently has 46 member States and 13 associate members.
23 February 2018 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and Cuba’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, signed the agreement for the organization’s Thirty-seventh session, which will be held on May 7-11.
22 February 2018 | Announcement
The ninth meeting on Principle 10 will be held from February 28 to March 4 in San Jose and will feature the participation of the country’s President, Luis Guillermo Solís, and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
5 February 2018 | Press Release
The 2017 version presents updated information for a select set of sociodemographic, economic and environmental indicators from Latin American and Caribbean countries.
1 February 2018 | News
A newly published joint study by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the International Organization for Migration, `Women’s Empowerment and Migration in the Caribbean’, analyses the implications of female migration at the individual, household and community levels, in both sending and receiving countries.
23 January 2018 | News
A study by ECLAC Caribbean assesses the difficulties, lessons learnt and success factors which have strengthened the global competitiveness of the Caribbean’s film and music sectors.
22 January 2018 | Press Release
In the context of the Second Ministerial Meeting of the China-CELAC Forum, the regional organization presented a document on bilateral relations in the areas of trade, financing and investment.
22 January 2018 | Speech
Remarks by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
10 January 2018 | Press Release
The United Nations regional organization held a high-level seminar today in commemoration of its 70th anniversary.
4 January 2018 | Announcement
The event will be led by the institution’s top authority, Alicia Bárcena, and attended by Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and four former Executive Secretaries of the Commission.
22 December 2017 | News
A new publication by the UN regional organization reveals the vast inequalities that characterize the financial inclusion of small producers in rural areas.
20 December 2017 | Press Release
In Mexico today ECLAC launched its report Social Panorama 2017, which includes an update to the methodology used to estimate monetary poverty in the region.