2 July 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC released a new Special Report COVID-19, in which it offers proposals for confronting the effects of the crisis on businesses and production sectors. The organization estimates that 2.7 million companies will close, most of them microenterprises, which would entail the loss of 8.5 million jobs.
1 July 2020 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, participated today in the LVI Ordinary Meeting of MERCOSUR’s Common Market Council.
1 July 2020 | Announcement
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present the document at a virtual press conference tomorrow, Thursday, July 2, from the institution’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
26 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated on Tuesday, May 26, in a series of events on the pandemic’s economic, social and environmental effects in the region.
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.
18 March 2020 | News
A new publication edited by ECLAC-Mexico stresses the need for policies that foster a structural change in activities in the rural setting.
6 February 2020 | News
The Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional commission, Alicia Bárcena, gave a lecture in Rome, Italy, in the framework of an event organized by the Italo-Latin American Institute.
5 February 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in the forum on New Forms of Solidarity, organized by the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, in which Pope Francis was the main speaker.
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.
17 June 2019 | News
The course drew the participation of officials from the offices of planning and evaluation of the Ministries of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries, Economy and Finance, Social Development and the Planning and Budget Office.
28 May 2019 | Press Release
In the framework of her visit to Germany, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, spoke at the Latin America-Caribbean Conference and met with authorities from several countries.
15 May 2019 | News
The delegation, led by Mr. Jo Yung-joon, Director General for Latin American and Caribbean Affairs, attended several activities at the Commission’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
14 May 2019 | News
The organization’s Deputy Executive Secretary, Mario Cimoli, made a presentation on a high-level panel convened by the President of the UN General Assembly, in New York.
10 October 2018 | Press Release
At a high-level seminar in Buenos Aires, authorities and experts debated the challenges of MSMEs in the face of disruptive technology and global uncertainty.
29 August 2018 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, presented the document “The Inefficiency of Inequality” during a keynote speech made at UNAM, in Mexico City.
27 June 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary inaugurated a meeting today at which a joint document produced by the five United Nations regional commissions was presented.
25 June 2018 | News
The study was done in the framework of technical cooperation activities carried out jointly by the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) and the United Nations regional organization.
29 May 2018 | Press Release
During a visit to Paris, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in the International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean and in the OECD Forum 2018, among other events.