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 | News
The tenth meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC concluded today in Santiago, Chile.
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.
19 November 2019 | Press Release
The United Nations regional commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and the Director of Chile’s National Institute of Statistics, Guillermo Patillo, inaugurated the Tenth Meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas today in Santiago.
15 November 2019 | News
Senior policy makers, including statisticians and economists, along with planning officers from various Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have benefitted from a just-concluded workshop aimed at strengthening their capacities for integrated planning and policy coherence in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the subregion.
11 November 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC updated its growth projections for the countries of the region.
6 November 2019 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC Executive Secretary.
31 October 2019 | Press Release
In Costa Rica, ECLAC, FAO and IICA presented their most recent joint report on the agriculture and rural sectors in the Americas, during a conference that brought together the ministers of agriculture of the hemisphere.
30 October 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary gave a keynote lecture today at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, in which she urged for creating new social compacts and reworking the conversation between the State, the market and society.
29 October 2019 | Press Release
Annual report by ECLAC on the region’s foreign trade shows significant heterogeneity by subregion. Imports will decline 3.0% this year.
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.
24 October 2019 | News
In the framework of United Nations Day, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary sent a message in which she reaffirmed the importance of multilateralism for moving towards sustainable development.
23 October 2019 | Announcement
Alicia Bárcena, the organization’s Executive Secretary, will hold a press conference on Tuesday, October 29, at the Commission’s subregional headquarters in Mexico City.
23 October 2019 | News
ECLAC training demonstrates the latest ICTs available for people with disabilities and the opportunities they create for people with different types of disabilities.
16 October 2019 | News
The Second High-Level China-Latin America Investment and Cooperation Forum was held at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
15 October 2019 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena gave an overview of Latin America and the Caribbean’s economic and social situation and informed participants about the Commission’s priorities for tackling the region’s most pressing challenges.
11 October 2019 | Press Release
Representatives of the 21 nations that have signed it to date are gathered in Costa Rica at the first meeting of the signatories of the treaty, which seeks to guarantee rights of access in environmental matters.
10 October 2019 | Press Release
At the conference’s closing session, Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional commission, recognized Costa Rica for its decarbonization plan and its emphasis on nature-based solutions.
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.