12 June 2020 | News
UN Women, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) presented today the document Remunerated Domestic Workers in Latin America and the Caribbean and the COVID-19 crisis, which provides an overview of the situation of particular vulnerability faced by domestic workers in Latin America and the Caribbean.
11 June 2020 | Press Release
An analysis by ECLAC and ILO highlights that the impacts of the pandemic could be the cause of more than 300,000 children and adolescents being obliged to work. This analysis considers it imperative to adopt measures to tackle this situation.
9 June 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a high-level international event on inequalities and the informal economy during and after the pandemic.
21 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC and the ILO presented a new joint publication in which they analyze labour challenges in the wake of the pandemic. The organizations indicate that the crisis will likely cause 11.5 million more people to be unemployed in Latin America and the Caribbean.
20 May 2020 | Announcement
A new joint report will be presented virtually tomorrow, Thursday, May 21, at a simultaneous press conference by ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and the ILO’s Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Vinícius Pinheiro.
22 April 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a webinar organized by the Carolina Foundation of Spain, on multilateral action in Ibero-America in the face of the epidemic.
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.
28 October 2019 | Press Release
A new joint ECLAC-ILO publication indicates that women’s access to paid activities is essential for achieving the 2030 Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goals.
15 May 2019 | Press Release
A new joint ECLAC-ILO publication analyzes aspects of fulfillment of the 2030 Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goal No. 8 (on decent work and economic growth).
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.
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.
23 October 2018 | Press Release
In a joint publication, the organizations forecast, for example, that the transition toward energy sustainability would create more than one million jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030.
18 July 2018 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, participated in New York in a High-Level Roundtable where she highlighted the importance of creating new digital ecosystems that allow for revamping educational models and reducing gaps.
22 May 2018 | Press Release
In a new joint publication, the United Nations organizations indicate that the lack of retirement income forces many men and women over 60 in the region to remain active in the labor market.
27 March 2018 | News
The United Nations regional organization offered a regional look at labor trends in Latin America and the Caribbean.
14 December 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC released today new projections for the region’s countries. A more favorable external context along with greater dynamism in consumption and domestic investment will favor the expansion.
19 October 2017 | Press Release
In a new joint report, ECLAC and the ILO indicate that labour conditions deteriorated in a context of low regional economic growth, although some signs of recovery exist.
18 October 2017 | Announcement
President Tabaré Vázquez will kick off the gathering that will be held on October 25-27 in Montevideo.
11 May 2017 | Press Release
New ECLAC-ILO report indicates that the increase in average regional unemployment in 2016 was the biggest annual rise in two decades. It also includes an analysis regarding the characteristics of immigrants’ insertion in the world of work.
7 March 2017 | Press Release
In the framework of International Women’s Day, the United Nations organization also indicates that women’s unemployment rates are systematically higher than those of men.