24 June 2020 | News
The United Nations regional organization ratified its “Caribbean First” strategy in times of pandemic, during a meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
22 June 2020 | News
The report, developed by the Comission’s Subregional Headquarters in Port of Spain, will analyze technology uses to promote resilience building and risk mitigation, and will be available later this year.
13 May 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary led an extraordinary meeting of the Community of Practice with Caribbean countries that are presenting their Voluntary National Reviews at the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2020.
21 April 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a virtual meeting on the role of Social Development Ministries in the Caribbean in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was organized jointly by the Secretariat of Welfare of Mexico and the UN Regional Commission.
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.
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.
24 September 2019 | News
Policy makers and regional experts gathered for a two-day workshop hosted by ECLAC subregional headquarters for the Caribbean, on 17-18 September 2019.
23 September 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary met with the Prime Ministers of Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the framework of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly being held in New York.
18 June 2019 | News
Government officials and experts from across the Caribbean participated in the event held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
24 April 2019 | News
The effects of natural disasters and limited resources and access to financing, among other difficulties, were analyzed by authorities from the subregion during the Forum of the Countries of Latin America on Sustainable Development 2019.
6 December 2018 | News
ECLAC advances its debt swap proposal as a strategy that the Caribbean can assist economies in, with financing, adaptation and mitigation projects, and in jump starting economic growth, while at once easing the burden of debt.
25 June 2018 | News
From 23-25 May 2018, ECLAC provided policymakers with an increased capacity and awareness for disaster risk reduction.
19 de December de 2017 | News
National focal points in the energy efficiency and environment sectors from Barbados, Guyana, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago recently received new tools to assess policies and programmes on energy efficiency, as they participated in a two-day workshop organized by ECLAC.
12 December 2017 | News
The UN Commission recently presented the initiative at the CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference held in New York.
20 November 2017 | News
The CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference: “Building a more Climate Resilient Community” looks to mobilise international financial support for the countries devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
6 October 2017 | News
ECLAC’s next Regional Conference on Women – which will take place in 2019 in Santiago, Chile – will focus on the achievement of women’s economic autonomy, which is key for enabling them to exercise the rest of their rights, according to officials.
31 May 2017 | News
ECLAC Caribbean will be convening a preparatory meeting to assess the progress that has been made in the subregion in the implementation of both the San Jose Charter on the Rights of Older Persons in Latin America and the Caribbean and the Madrid
19 May 2017 | News
ECLAC Caribbean convenes high-level meeting to discuss the subregion’s plans to aggressively pursue implementation of Agenda 2030 and the SDGs in this regard.
28 November 2016 | News
Women in rural communities in Trinidad and Tobago benefitted from a sensitization seminar on gender-based violence, held in recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, celebrated each year on 25 November.
8 November 2016 | News
The Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean sent a group of experts on 23-29 October and is now preparing an official report.