29 January 2020 | Infographic
Latin America and the Caribbean is endowed with abundant natural resources, but these are distributed unevenly. ECLAC supports effective and democratic governance of natural resources to achieve the aspirations of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
23 May 2019 | Infographic
Latin America and the Caribbean contributes less than 10% of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, mostly from the energy sector, agriculture and land use change | Progress towards fulfilment of the Paris Agreement requires decarbonization of the economies | Investment in renewable energies and electromobility are key elements of the environmental big push | The region has great potential in hydroelectric, wind, solar and geothermal energy.
6 May 2019 | Infographic
La CEPAL analizó los desafíos que enfrentan los países de America Central para la implementación de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible, con enfoque en los marcos legales, planificación, instrumentos, políticas publicas, instituciones y disponibilidad de recursos. La metodologia utilizada busca articular los contenidos de planificación de los paises en relación a la los objetivos y metas de la Agenda 2030, identificando los vinculos y nodos criticos. Esta metodología fue aplicada por el gobierno de Guatemala al identificar las 10 prioridades nacionales y 16 objetivos estrategicos para el desarrollo del pais
22 April 2019 | Infographic
To contribute to the protection of the right of every person of present and future generations to live in a healthy environment and to sustainable development, the first regional environmental treaty of Latin America and the Caribbean guarantees the full and effective implementation of the rights of access to environmental information, public participation in the environmental decision-making process and access to justice in environmental matters.
2 May 2018 | Infographic
In 2018, ECLAC will hold its 37th session in Cuba, in which representatives from its 46 member-States and 13 associate members will debate the main challenges for implementing the 2030 Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean.
9 May 2017 | Infographic
Many countries are in the early stages of conceptualizing
a strategy for SDG implementation. Therefore, the
importance of national mainstreaming of the SDGs is
critical to have national ownership of the 2030 Agenda.
As Governments undertake to mainstream the SDGs in
their national development plans, it is important to ensure
that national, subnational and subregional indicators,
as well as data collection and reporting arrangements
are designed and implemented in a way that will enable
globally comparable and standardized statistics to be
compiled by the National Statistical Systems (NSS) of
Caribbean countries. For example, the crucial role of
national institutional infrastructure to drive the SDGs must
be emphasized. In addition, the importance of quality,
timely and disaggregated data must be recognized and
the capacity needed to collect, analyse and report data and
statistics must be put in place.
26 April 2017 | Infographic
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), adopted in 2015, embody the consensus of governments and different stakeholders to work collaboratively towards a transformative vision of economic, social and environmental sustainability, by correcting asymmetries and building an open and stable international system. Complying with the Agenda will need to find a balance between employment and equality policies in each country with the restrictions imposed to national decisions by an open world system.
11 October 2016 | Infographic
Gender equality starts right from early childhood, meaning urgent action must be taken to eradicate all forms of discrimination that affect girl children and adolescents in the region.
27 May 2016 | Infographic
Forum of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development.
23 May 2016 | Infographic
During its 36th session, ECLAC aims to spur progressive structural change in Latin America and the Caribbean based on the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Goals.
11 May 2016 | Infographic
The thirty-sixth session of the United Nations regional organization will be held in Mexico on May 23-27.
18 November 2015 | Infographic
Principle 10 seeks to ensure that every person has access to information, can participate in the decision-making process and has access to justice in environmental matters with the aim of safeguarding the right to a healthy and sustainable environment for present and future generations.