29 June 2020 | Press Release
In a joint virtual seminar with the Federal Senate of Brazil, the commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, emphasized that a new development model will be needed after the COVID-19 pandemic.
25 June 2020 | News
In May 2020, this web tool created to support the region’s countries was among the 10 most viewed pages on ECLAC’s website, with more than 40,000 visits.
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.
21 April 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC released new growth projections for Latin American and Caribbean countries. It underscores that in the medium term, this crisis will provoke structural changes in the organization of production, international trade, and the current globalization model.
18 April 2020 | Announcement
The UN Regional Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will hold a virtual press conference on Tuesday, April 21, from the organization’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
3 April 2020 | Press Release
A new report by ECLAC warns that the crisis unleashed by the coronavirus illness could lead to a contraction of at least -1.8% in Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP in 2020.
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.
2 April 2020 | Announcement
The UN regional commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will hold a virtual press conference on Friday, April 3, from the organization’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
31 March 2020 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC Executive Secretary.
19 March 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, warned that the region’s economies will suffer the pandemic’s negative consequences via numerous channels.
19 March 2020 | News
In 2019, international bond issuance from the region increased and bond spreads tightened. Credit quality continued to deteriorate, however, although at a slower pace relative to 2018.
12 December 2019 | Press Release
According to a new annual report by the United Nations regional organization, the region will grow 0.1% in 2019 and 1.3% in 2020.
5 December 2019 | Announcement
The Commission’s last report of the year will be unveiled in Chile in a press conference by its Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, on Thursday, December 12.
11 November 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC updated its growth projections for the countries of the region.
31 July 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC presents its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighting the importance of expanding fiscal space and reorienting investment, productivity and monetary policies to spur the economies of countries in the region.
24 July 2019 | Announcement
The organization will release its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019 in a press conference, next Wednesday, July 31.
11 April 2019 | Press Release
The organization updated its projections for the region’s economic activity.
10 January 2019 | News
Seminar held at the UN regional organization’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile, with special participation by the host country’s Central Bank Governor, Mario Marcel.
20 December 2018 | Press Release
In its last economic report of the year, ECLAC projects that the region will end 2018 with average growth of 1.2%.
10 December 2018 | Announcement
The annual report will be unveiled in a press conference and will include updated growth projections for 2019.