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21 April 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a virtual meeting on the role of Social Development Ministries in the Caribbean in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was organized jointly by the Secretariat of Welfare of Mexico and the UN Regional Commission.
2 April 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a virtual meeting on the role of Latin America and the Caribbean’s Social Development Ministries in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was organized by Mexico’s Secretariat of Welfare and the UN Regional Commission.
28 November 2019 | Press Release
The economic commission noted that the upward trend for poverty in Latin America held firm and called for resuming the construction of comprehensive and universal social compacts, during the launch of its Social Panorama 2019 report today in Chile.
21 November 2019 | Announcement
On Thursday, November 28, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena will launch in Chile the Social Panorama of Latin America 2019 report.
3 October 2019 | Press Release
That is the primary outcome of the Third Meeting of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, a gathering convened by ECLAC, the government of Mexico and the UNDP, which concluded this Thursday in the Mexican capital.
1 October 2019 | Press Release
The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, led the inauguration of this event.
27 September 2019 | Press Release
The United Nations regional organization presents a new study in the framework of the Third Meeting of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, which will be inaugurated this Tuesday in Mexico City.
27 September 2019 | Announcement
The Third Meeting of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean will be held in Mexico City on October 1-3, organized by ECLAC, the Government of Mexico and UNDP.
17 June 2019 | News
A new book published by the United Nations regional organization analyses the importance of non-contributory social protection programmes in the region.
22 May 2019 | Infographic
Leaving no one behind implies turning a spotlight on the gaps between different population groups and areas of residence
22 May 2019 | Infographic
Coverage of social protection has grown in the region, but it is still far from universal. It is fundamental to develop comprehensive social protection systems.
23 April 2019 | News
The government representatives participated in the third meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, which was held at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
13 March 2019 | News
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Erland Skutlaberg from the Norwegian Embassy in Chile, and Juan Manuel Santa Cruz, the National Director of SENCE Chile, inaugurated a seminar in Santiago, Chile.
15 January 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC released its report Social Panorama 2018 today in Chile, including new revisions to the methodology used by the organization to estimate monetary poverty in the region, as well as new measurements on functional inequality, social spending and double labor and social inclusion.
9 January 2019 | Announcement
On Tuesday, January 15, Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena will give a press conference at the regional organization’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
10 December 2018 | News
Approximately 12% of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean has some kind of disability, which represents around 70 million people.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
The Director of the Social Development Division of ECLAC, Laís Abramo, said that the countries reaffirmed their willingness to address structural inequalities and the culture of privilege in Latin America and the Caribbean.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
A document presented by ECLAC was analyzed during the second meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, which was held in Panama along with the Tenth Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
12 September 2018 | Press Release
The Conference in Panama also marks the Second Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, a subsidiary body of ECLAC.
18 December 2017 | Announcement
The United Nations organization will unveil its report Social Panorama 2017 at a press conference in Mexico on Wednesday 20 December.