30 June 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a high-level virtual meeting on “Trends, Options and Strategies in Poverty Eradication Across the World,” an event that marked the inauguration of the United Nations’ Alliance for Poverty Eradication.
25 June 2020 | News
In May 2020, this web tool created to support the region’s countries was among the 10 most viewed pages on ECLAC’s website, with more than 40,000 visits.
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.
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.
27 January 2020 | Press Release
In the framework of the XIV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, which was held in January in Chile, the United Nations regional organization presented a document entitled Women's Autonomy in Changing Economic Scenarios.
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 | News
Street harassment is a commonplace experience for women and girls in Trinidad and Tobago. Statistics do not exist on its prevalence, but women and girls report that it is a daily experience which is tolerated as a social norm.
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.
21 November 2019 | Announcement
On Thursday, November 28, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena will launch in Chile the Social Panorama of Latin America 2019 report.
28 October 2019 | Press Release
A new joint ECLAC-ILO publication indicates that women’s access to paid activities is essential for achieving the 2030 Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goals.
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.