11 June 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and the President of the Fund for the Development of the Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean, Myrna Cunningham, presented a study today that addresses the reality of indigenous peoples in the region.
9 October 2019 | Press Release
Participants in the meeting include 24 delegations of ministers and authorities from member countries of the Regional Conference on Population and Development, along with representatives of the UN system and civil society.
9 August 2019 | Statement
There are an estimated 370 million indigenous people in the world. A significant proportion still lack basic rights, with systematic discrimination and exclusion continuing to threaten ways of life, cultures and identities.
10 July 2019 | Announcement
The fourth meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Population and Development will be held at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile, 9 - 10 October 2019
18 March 2019 | News
The First Regional Report on the Implementation of the Montevideo Consensus describes the region’s progress and challenges with regard to population and development.
10 December 2018 | News
The study, requested to ECLAC by the Presidential Commission on Discrimination and Racism against the Indigenous Peoples of Guatemala (CODISRA), offers recommendations that would allow for moving toward social equality while also promoting cultural diversity.
10 December 2018 | News
A study published by the United Nations regional organization analyzes their autonomy in terms of three key dimensions: economic, physical and in decision-making.
7 August 2018 | Press Release
The President of Peru, Martín Vizcarra, inaugurated today the work of the third session of the Conference, being held through Thursday, August 9, in Lima.
6 August 2018 | Announcement
Head of State Martín Vizcarra will inaugurate the event on Tuesday 7 August at the Convention Center of Lima.
30 May 2018 | Announcement
The third meeting of the Regional Conference on Population and Development, organized by ECLAC and the government of Peru, with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), will take place on August 7-9 in Lima.
9 November 2017 | Press Release
The Special Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Conference concluded today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Chile, highlighting the progress of the region’s countries on implementation of the Montevideo Consensus.
7 November 2017 | Press Release
The Special Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Population and Development was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
23 October 2017 | Press Release
The United Nations regional organization presents a new study in the framework of the Second Meeting of the Regional Conference on Social Development, which begins tomorrow in Montevideo, Uruguay.
14 September 2017 | Announcement
The Special Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Population and Development will be held at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile on November 7-9, 2017.
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.
31 October 2016 | Press Release
The regional United Nations organization will unveil a new study during the first meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Social Development.
9 August 2016 | Statement
“I call on Governments everywhere to draw on the guidance of this international framework to improve access to education for indigenous peoples,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
15 July 2016 | Press Release
The regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a side event to the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2016 being held in New York.
24 March 2016 | Statement
"It is imperative that we work together for equal opportunity, justice and sustainable development for people of African descent", Ban Ki-moon says.
9 October 2015 | Press Release
The Regional Conference on Population and Development, which concluded today its second session, will hold its next meeting in El Salvador in 2017.