12 March 2020 | News
The organization’s office in that country held three events to promote knowledge and territorial dialogue. One of the challenges of the project was to find good ways of strengthening rural-urban ties to generate more inclusive development.
11 March 2020 | Press Release
In the framework of the Concausa 2030 initiative, organized by ECLAC, UNICEF and América Solidaria, some 50 adolescents from 16 Latin American and Caribbean countries unveiled their proposals today in Santiago, Chile.
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.
4 March 2020 | Press Release
Latin America and the Caribbean’s first environmental treaty has already been signed by 22 countries in the region, and it is expected to enter into force soon.
2 March 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke at a CAF seminar on the challenges of growth in Latin America.
19 February 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in Mexico City in a gathering with businesspeople focused on the debates at the World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland).
13 February 2020 | News
The meeting was held ahead of the fourth meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, which will take place from March 28 to 31 in Havana, Cuba.
11 February 2020 | News
The rise of exports in the agro-processing sector unlocks exciting opportunities for economic diversification in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). This, according to the latest policy brief published by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), entitled `Policy actions to facilitate upgrading of the agricultural sector in Trinidad and Tobago’.
10 February 2020 | Announcement
The education program will run from July 13 – September 4, 2020 at the United Nations regional organization’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
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 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.
31 January 2020 | News
The innovative use of information and communication technology (ICT) tools is facilitating access to central government resources for people living in remote locations across the Caribbean.
29 January 2020 | Infographic
Latin America and the Caribbean is endowed with abundant natural resources, but these are distributed unevenly. ECLAC supports effective and democratic governance of natural resources to achieve the aspirations of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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.
24 January 2020 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional organization participated this week in numerous sessions of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, the central theme of which was “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.”
22 January 2020 | News
In the framework of her participation in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, spoke at a session on the outlook for emerging markets in 2020, where she stressed the urgency of changing the development paradigm.