12 May 2020 | Press Release
The organization presented a new report on the social challenges of the crisis stemming from COVID-19. In a context of low growth, a significant increase in poverty, extreme poverty and inequality is foreseen in Latin America and the Caribbean.
11 May 2020 | Announcement
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present the document at a virtual press conference tomorrow, Tuesday, May 12, from the institution’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
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.
9 July 2019 | Press Release
On the first day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2019, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, speaking on behalf of the five United Nations regional commissions, gave an account of the progress made toward meeting the SDGs and called for putting equality at the center.
8 July 2019 | News
The selected research will be presented at a seminar that will take place at the United Nations regional organization’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile on August 26-27.
13 March 2019 | News
The document was produced as a contribution to the upcoming national discussion on determining the country’s poverty threshold.
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.
13 March 2018 | Press Release
The distinguished international expert gave a keynote lecture at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
18 October 2017 | Announcement
President Tabaré Vázquez will kick off the gathering that will be held on October 25-27 in Montevideo.
24 May 2017 | Announcement
The United Nations regional commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will hold a press conference on May 30 in Santiago, Chile.
9 December 2016 | News
Specialists from international organizations, central banks, academia and the private sector participated in two seminars held in September and November.
22 March 2016 | Press Release
According to projections by the United Nations regional organization, 175 million people were living in situations of poverty in late 2015 in Latin America.
17 March 2016 | Announcement
The regional Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will hold a press conference on Tuesday 22 March in Santiago, Chile.
17 March 2016 | Press Release
The richest 10% in Latin America and the Caribbean own 71% of wealth and their tax rate is only 5.4% of their income.
8 May 2015 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena attended the 10th Meeting of the World Economic Forum on Latin America in Cancun, Mexico.
21 January 2015 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the regional United Nations organization, Alicia Bárcena, will show the evolution of the main social indicators in a press conference.
15 January 2015 | Press Release
Renowned French economist held a meeting with officials from the Commission and special guests.
15 January 2015 | Speech
Remarks by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
14 January 2015 | Announcement
ECLAC's Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will receive the Director of Studies from the EHESS.