5 July 2018 | Press Release
In a new annual report, ECLAC calls on governments to incentivize quality investment that is compatible with sustainable development.
11 May 2018 | Press Release
Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the regional commission, and Rodrigo Malmierca, Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, closed the thirty-seventh session of ECLAC held in Havana, Cuba.
8 May 2018 | Press Release
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena and the Chief of Staff of the Office of the President of Mexico, Francisco Guzmán, inaugurated the regional organization’s most important biennial meeting, being held through Friday, May 11 in Havana.
6 May 2018 | Press Release
In the framework of its 37th session to be held in Cuba, ECLAC will present a new institutional document with its development proposal for the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
20 April 2018 | Press Release
The second meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development came to a close in Santiago, Chile with the renewed commitment by nations to advance toward meeting the Agenda’s goals.
4 March 2018 | Press Release
Delegates from the countries attending the ninth meeting of the Negotiating Committee on Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration approved the final text in Costa Rica.
26 February 2018 | Press Release
The United Nations regional commission, founded on February 25, 1948, currently has 46 member States and 13 associate members.
5 February 2018 | Press Release
The 2017 version presents updated information for a select set of sociodemographic, economic and environmental indicators from Latin American and Caribbean countries.
20 December 2017 | Press Release
In Mexico today ECLAC launched its report Social Panorama 2017, which includes an update to the methodology used to estimate monetary poverty in the region.
14 December 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC released today new projections for the region’s countries. A more favorable external context along with greater dynamism in consumption and domestic investment will favor the expansion.
30 October 2017 | Press Release
The value of the region’s goods exports is seen rising 10% this year, leaving behind the negative performance of the 2012-2016 period.
10 August 2017 | Press Release
In its annual report, ECLAC projects a fresh decline in 2017, of around 5%, and calls on countries to create policies to attract flows that support national processes of sustainable development.
3 August 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC holds its projection for average regional growth at 1.1% and stresses the importance of macroeconomic policies to regain economic dynamism.
30 May 2017 | Press Release
This is a structural phenomenon that manifests itself via multiple vicious circuits, according to the Social Panorama 2016 annual report released today.
28 April 2017 | Press Release
Today the first meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, organized by the Mexican government with ECLAC’s sponsorship, came to a close.
24 March 2017 | Press Release
Countries will advance on the quest for a legal instrument on the application of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in late July in Buenos Aires.
21 March 2017 | Press Release
A legal instrument is expected on rights of access to environmental information, participation and justice for 2017.
17 March 2017 | Press Release
This mechanism will be convened annually to analyze implementation of the 2030 Agenda in the region.
6 March 2017 | Press Release
During a seminar held in Santiago, Chile, the United Nations regional body presented a project that seeks to improve national capabilities for measuring the digital economy in the region.
20 February 2017 | Press Release
The subregion will continue to enjoy the highest growth rate in Latin America and the Caribbean, in spite of uncertain international conditions and a slowdown in private consumption and investment.