12 June 2020 | Press Release
In a discussion organized by the Mexican Senate, Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena warned that women are the most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and advocated for a feminist social compact with equality and sustainability.
30 April 2020 | News
“The future post COVID-19 needs women,” ECLAC’s Executive Secretary stressed during a virtual seminar organized by UN Women on domestic violence in the context of the current crisis.
8 April 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, along with María-Noel Vaeza, Regional Director for UN Women, participated in a virtual informational meeting with ministers and authorities from the Machineries for Women’s Advancement in Latin America and the Caribbean, under Chile’s leadership.
9 March 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary led a discussion today in the context of the commemoration of International Women’s Day, addressing the challenges that the commission faces with regard to implementation of the Santiago Commitment.
8 March 2020 | Statement
Message by the United Nations' Secretary-General, António Guterres.
31 January 2020 | Press Release
The XIV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by ECLAC with support from UN Women, concluded today in Chile.
29 January 2020 | News
ECLAC presents the first regional progress report on the Montevideo Strategy for Implementation of the Regional Gender Agenda, in the framework of the XIV Regional Conference on Women being held in Santiago, Chile.
28 January 2020 | Press Release
Today was the inauguration in Chile of the XIV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by ECLAC with support from UN Women and attended by senior authorities from the region as well as United Nations officials.
22 January 2020 | Announcement
Women’s autonomy in changing economic scenarios will be the main theme of the gathering organized by ECLAC with support from UN Women.
25 November 2019 | Press Release
The measurement of this scourge, and its regional comparability, is fundamental for implementing policies for prevention, reparation and sanction, the Commission sustains in the context of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
6 September 2019 | Press Release
The XIV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by ECLAC with support from UN Women, will take place on November 4-8 in Santiago.
3 September 2019 | Announcement
This Friday, September 6, authorities from Chile and Uruguay along with representatives of ECLAC and UN Women will hold a press conference to unveil the details of the regional gathering that will take place in November in Santiago.
18 June 2019 | News
Government officials and experts from across the Caribbean participated in the event held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
8 March 2019 | Statement
"Gender equality is fundamentally a question of power. We live in a male-dominated world with a male-dominated culture. Only when we see women’s rights as our common objective, a route to change that benefits everyone, will we begin to shift the balance", UN Secretary-General António Guterres highlights on his message.
7 March 2019 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
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.
15 November 2018 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional organization, called on the region’s countries to give priority to public policies aimed at preventing, sanctioning and eradicating all forms of violence against women in the region.
9 August 2018 | Press Release
The third session of the Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean concluded today in Lima, Peru.
8 August 2018 | News
The demands of girls, boys, adolescents and youth, aging, sexual and reproductive health, and the persistence of gender gaps were among the issues addressed during the second day of the Regional Conference on Population and Development.
31 July 2018 | News
The fifty-seventh meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean concluded today in Santiago, Chile.