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.
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.
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.
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.
27 June 2019 | News
On June 26 and 27, authorities analyzed the progress made on the position document that ECLAC will present at the gathering, and shared national priorities regarding policies for women’s autonomy and gender equality.
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.
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.
30 July 2018 | Press Release
Ministers of women’s affairs and other representatives are participating as of this Monday in the fifty-seventh meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, which is being held in Santiago, Chile.
19 June 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary was awarded for her work against inequality and poverty and for women’s economic empowerment.
17 April 2018 | Press Release
Representatives of citizen organizations held a meeting in the framework of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, taking place at ECLAC.