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.
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.
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.
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.
7 August 2015 | Press Release
Representatives from 18 countries approved the Digital Agenda for Latin America (eLAC2018) during the Fifth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society, which concluded today in Mexico City.
5 August 2015 | Press Release
The Fifth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean was inaugurated today and will be held in Mexico City until Friday.
5 August 2015 | Speech
Remarks by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
4 August 2015 | Press Release
ECLAC presents study on the digital revolution in the framework of the Fifth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society being held this week in Mexico City.
22 June 2015 | News
The Fifth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean will be held on August 5-7 in Mexico City.
11 December 2014 | News
ECLAC and Chile’s Foundation for Agricultural Innovation (FIA) organized a seminar in which farmer organizations participated.
31 October 2014 | Press Release
It is estimated that 60% of the region’s children get their first mobile telephone by the age of 12, ECLAC and UNICEF say.
10 de June de 2014 | Press Release
Autoridades participaron en la Primera reunión de la Conferencia de Ciencia, Innovación y Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones de la CEPAL, que se celebró en Santiago, Chile.
17 October 2012 | Press Release
The conference on this topic will operate at the regional level from 2013 onwards.
24 September 2010 | Press Release
The even, takes place take place in Montevideo, Uruguay on 23 and 24 September 2010.