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28 August 2023 | Announcement
The Brazilian economist and politician will give a keynote lecture on Monday, September 4 as part of the activities commemorating the United Nations regional organization’s 75th anniversary.
Portada boletín comercio exterior MERCOSUR No. 6
23 August 2023 | News
New edition of the bloc’s Foreign Trade Bulletin, prepared by ECLAC, indicates that the challenges for 2023 continue to be linked to strengthening domestic space in the pursuit of greater productive integration.
Image of Carmelo Soria and the plaque in his memory.
22 August 2023 | News
The Spanish economist and diplomat, who was an official of the United Nations regional organization, was kidnapped, tortured and later killed by the dictatorship’s agents in July 1976.
18 August 2023 | Press Release
The Professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and former Executive Secretary of ECLAC gave a keynote lecture today organized in the framework of the commission’s 75th anniversary commemorations.
11 August 2023 | Press Release
The first Latin American AI Index was launched at ECLAC’s headquarters, at an event led by the organization’s Executive Secretary, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, the Chilean Minister of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation, Aisén Etcheverry, and representatives of international organizations, the private sector and academia.
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10 August 2023 | News
Sub-Regional Director for the Caribbean of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Diane Quarless says Caribbean SIDS (Small Island Developing States) must stop working in silos to tackle development challenges and unlock the full potential of the region.   Director Quarless was speaking in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines at a meeting of Caribbean SIDS, where representatives from 16 countries are assessing progress on sustainable development and planning for the Fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States in 2024. 
10 August 2023 | Press Release
The swearing-in ceremony and first meeting of the Committee elected during the first regional environmental treaty’s COP 2 took place at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
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7 August 2023 | Announcement
The United Nations regional organization’s former Executive Secretary will deliver a keynote lecture on Friday, August 18 in Santiago, Chile, in the framework of the lecture series created for the institution’s 75th anniversary.
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4 August 2023 | Announcement
Authorities and specialists will participate on August 11 in the launch event that will be held at the United Nations regional organization’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
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4 August 2023 | Announcement
This meeting – at which the committee members elected during the regional treaty’s COP 2 will formally assume their functions – will be held in Santiago, Chile on August 10.
Infographic on Lecture series.
2 August 2023 | Announcement
We have the honour to invite you to the series of lectures by distinguished scholars to be held in 2023 and 2024 as part of the commemoration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of ECLAC.
1 August 2023 | Infographic
We have the honour to invite you to the series of lectures by distinguished scholars to be held in 2023 and 2024 as part of the commemoration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of ECLAC.
27 July 2023 | Press Release
Treasury, Economy and Finance ministers and high-level officials gathered in Colombia at the First Summit for an Inclusive, Sustainable and Equitable Global Tax Order signed a joint declaration in which they support this new forum for dialogue and exchange, for which ECLAC will act as technical secretariat.
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26 July 2023 | Announcement
The United Nations’ Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean will serve as technical secretariat of the platform that will be launched in Colombia and seeks to coordinate joint action between the region’s countries on tax matters.
24 July 2023 | Press Release
The Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain kicked off today a series of Keynote Lectures organized in the framework of ECLAC’s 75th anniversary commemorations.
19 July 2023 | Infographic
The technical cooperation project "New narratives for rural transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean" is implemented by the Subregional Headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Mexico, with financial support from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The IFAD-ECLAC project analyzes the "new rurality" and studies structural gaps to reduce rural poverty and inequality and to promote structural transformation in the region's middle-income countries. This infographic is based on the book Inequality in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean: gap analysis and recommendations
18 July 2023 | Infographic
In Latin America and the Caribbean, rural spaces have undergone diverse transformations and mutations over the last decades. In the economic realm, the share of added value and employment generated by agriculture within rural economic activities is generally lower; this is the result of the growing presence of services, such as agritourism, and processing activities. This infographic is based on the book New narratives for Rural Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean: a renewed measurement and classification of rural spaces
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18 July 2023 | News
José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs served as moderator of a panel on how to enhance health resilience at an event being held in the framework of the third EU-CELAC Summit in Brussels.
14 July 2023 | Press Release
The new document analyzes 14 areas of opportunity for boosting growth and transforming development models.