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.
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.
15 January 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, presented the fourth draft of this initiative today in Guatemala, at a ceremony led by that country’s President, Alejandro Giammattei.
4 December 2019 | Press Release
In the framework of the SICA Regional Forum 2019, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary delivered a keynote speech in which she sustained that inequality, poverty and migration are the basis of the widespread social disenchantment affecting the region.
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.
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.
18 July 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary took part in an event organized by the UN Global Compact and the permanent missions of Argentina and Lebanon on the sidelines of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development going on through Friday in New York.
11 July 2019 | Press Release
Starting in 2059, diminishing population is projected for the region, mainly due to falling fertility and negative migration balances.
11 July 2019 | Statement
"The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the world’s blueprint for a better future for all on a healthy planet. On World Population Day, we recognize that this mission is closely interrelated with demographic trends including population growth, ageing, migration and urbanization."
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
20 May 2019 | Press Release
In a ceremony led by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission, Alicia Bárcena, presented to Mexico a proposal for the El Salvador-Guatemala-Honduras-Mexico Comprehensive Development Plan.
17 May 2019 | Announcement
The conference, which will be led by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and the Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional commission, Alicia Bárcena, will take place next Monday, May 20, at Mexico’s National Palace.
24 April 2019 | Press Release
The third meeting of the gathering was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile, with the presence of representatives from all the region’s countries.
18 April 2019 | News
All the main panels at the meeting will be broadcast live April 22-26. The invitation, on social media, is to participate in the debates using hashtags #ForoALC2030 and #LACForum2030.
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.
14 March 2019 | News
A new publication by ECLAC warns that population ageing in the region is taking place in a scenario marked by inequality and poverty.
27 February 2019 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, spoke today during a high-level debate on international migration and development held at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Prior to that, she participated in a meeting of ECLAC’s Committee of the Whole.
26 February 2019 | News
Alicia Bárcena moderated a high-level panel during an expert symposium on migration and development in New York.
15 January 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC released its report Social Panorama 2018 today in Chile, including new revisions to the methodology used by the organization to estimate monetary poverty in the region, as well as new measurements on functional inequality, social spending and double labor and social inclusion.