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18 November 2022 | Press Release
Today the Eighth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean concluded in Montevideo.
16 November 2022 | Press Release
Today the Eighth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean was inaugurated in Montevideo.
8 November 2022 | Press Release
Argentina’s President, Alberto Fernández, led today the opening ceremony of the XV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, which will be held through Friday in Buenos Aires.
26 October 2022 | Press Release
The Commission’s thirty-ninth session, which is its most important biennial meeting, concluded today in Buenos Aires with a ceremony led by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed; the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Argentina, Santiago Cafiero; and the organization’s Executive Secretary, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs.
24 October 2022 | Press Release
With the presence of Argentina’s President, Alberto Fernández, authorities inaugurated the thirty-ninth session of ECLAC today in Buenos Aires.
23 October 2022 | Press Release
At its thirty-ninth session, which begins this Monday, October 24 in Buenos Aires, ECLAC will present the region’s countries with its proposal for driving higher, more sustained growth and sustainable and inclusive development.
30 August 2022 | Press Release
Government authorities, international officials and specialists participated in the opening session of the Second Regional Seminar on Social Development, organized virtually by ECLAC in collaboration with various institutions.
24 August 2022 | Press Release
The twenty-first meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas (SCA) was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
23 August 2022 | Press Release
In a new edition of its flagship annual report “Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean,” the United Nations organization underlines the challenges of reactivating investment and growth in a context of growing external and domestic restrictions.
14 July 2022 | Press Release
Mario Cimoli, the organization’s Acting Executive Secretary, and Arnoldo André Tinoco, the Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, participated in a meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2022, focused on listening to messages from the regions. Prior to that, both authorities spoke at a virtual side event on Development in Transition.
17 June 2022 | Press Release
The United Nations organizations analyze the effects of and recovery from the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the region’s labor markets in 2021, spotlighting the evolution of real wages.
5 de May de 2022 | Press Release
High-level authorities from Latin America and Europe participated in the first event taking place in the framework of the regional Declaration of Circular Cities.
17 March 2022 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary delivered a keynote speech at FAO’s regional headquarters, where tribute was paid to her distinguished trajectory at the United Nations.
9 March 2022 | Press Release
At the conclusion of the Fifth Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, representatives from the region committed to redoubling efforts to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda. Authorities and delegates also paid a heartfelt tribute to Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary.
8 March 2022 | Press Release
Government authorities, international officials and representatives of civil society commemorated International Women’s Day at the regional gathering that is taking place in Costa Rica.
7 March 2022 | Press Release
The Fifth Meeting of this intergovernmental gathering was inaugurated by the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
26 January 2022 | Press Release
Ministers of Women’s Affairs and authorities from mechanisms for women’s advancement in Latin America and the Caribbean inaugurated today the 62nd Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women, organized by ECLAC in coordination with UN Women.
25 January 2022 | Press Release
In its annual report Social Panorama of Latin America, ECLAC estimates that the number of people living in extreme poverty rose by around 5 million between 2020 and 2021. The United Nations organization calls for moving towards universal, comprehensive, sustainable and resilient social protection systems.
12 January 2022 | Press Release
In its annual report Preliminary Overview of the Economies 2021, ECLAC emphasizes that 2022 will be a year of major challenges for growth, job creation and tackling the pandemic’s social toll.
15 December 2021 | Press Release
Today marked the conclusion of the Third Meeting of the Conference on Science, Innovation and Information and Communications Technologies, organized by ECLAC and the Argentine government.

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