7 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, held a virtual meeting with ministers and senior officials from ministries and bodies in charge of science and technology from 15 of the region’s countries.
5 March 2019 | News
Chile’s Minister of Labor and Social Security, Nicolás Monckeberg, Senator Carolina Goic and the regional organization’s Deputy Executive Secretary, Mario Cimoli, inaugurated a seminar in Santiago.
14 December 2017 | News
This concept has received little public policy attention from countries in the region, despite the contribution it could make toward achieving the SDGs, according to a new study by ECLAC.
11 December 2017 | Press Release
Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena is heading the regional organization’s delegation to the eleventh Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization, being held in Buenos Aires.
2 October 2017 | Announcement
Government officials, specialists and business representatives will participate on October 10-11 in this event of the Euromipyme project, developed with the European Union.
4 September 2017 | Announcement
La CEPAL organiza los encuentros en conjunto con otras instituciones en el marco del proyecto Euromipyme que desarrolla con la Unión Europea.
25 July 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, headed a seminar in which prominent international specialists participated.
20 April 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary gave the keynote speech during the ceremony that inaugurated the academic year at the University of Chile.
7 April 2017 | Press Release
At the meeting of the World Economic Forum, the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, also reaffirmed the need to have a regional digital market.
4 April 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary was one of the main speakers at the IV International Investment Forum Chile, inaugurated by the country’s president, Michelle Bachelet.
15 March 2017 | News
In two new documents, ECLAC offers an analytical framework for green production and environmental innovation and proposes indicators to facilitate data generation and region-wide comparisons.
6 March 2017 | Speech
Remarks by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC (in Spanish).
6 March 2017 | Press Release
During a seminar held in Santiago, Chile, the United Nations regional body presented a project that seeks to improve national capabilities for measuring the digital economy in the region.
24 February 2017 | Announcement
On Monday, March 6, a seminar entitled Think Big: Data innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean will be held in Santiago, drawing experts from MIT, Data-Pop Alliance, UN Global Pulse and regional bodies.
12 September 2016 | Press Release
The second session of the Conference on Science, Innovation and Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) of ECLAC was inaugurated today and will conclude on Tuesday, September 13.
12 September 2016 | Press Release
43.4% of all households were connected to the Internet in 2015, nearly doubling the figure from 2010, according to The State of Broadband 2016 report, which will be presented at the second meeting of the Conference on Science, Innovation and ICTs that begins today in Costa Rica.
7 September 2016 | Announcement
The intergovernmental meeting, whose main focus will be innovation in a digital world, will be held on September 12 and 13 in San Jose, Costa Rica.
1 September 2016 | Announcement
Costa Rica will host on September 12-13 ECLAC’s Second Session of the Conference on Science, Innovation and ICTs.
22 June 2016 | Press Release
Digital technologies and new business models will foster regional integration that was not possible with old technologies, says the United Nations organization.
19 April 2016 | Press Release
The Italian economist was the first woman to deliver the Prebisch Lecture at ECLAC’s headquarters in Chile, where she was welcomed by Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary.