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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.
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.
13 June 2022 | Press Release
Authorities from Finance Ministries in 12 of the region’s countries kicked off the XXXIV edition of the Regional Seminar on Fiscal Policy, at ECLAC’s headquarters.
6 June 2022 | Press Release
A new special report by ECLAC indicates that the economic deceleration, higher inflation and the slow and incomplete recovery of labor markets will increase poverty, extreme poverty and food insecurity in the region in 2022.
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.
27 April 2022 | Press Release
Today ECLAC released new economic projections for the countries of the region. Lower expected growth will be accompanied by higher inflation and slow employment recovery.
22 April 2022 | Press Release
The final day of the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 1) to the Agreement included a high-level event in celebration of the first anniversary of its entry into force and International Mother Earth Day.
20 April 2022 | Press Release
Chilean President Gabriel Boric, along with other authorities from the region, representatives of the United Nations and of the public, kicked off the Conference of the Parties (COP1) of the Agreement at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
5 April 2022 | Press Release
The 2021 version of this publication updates a selection of key statistics on the development of the region’s countries.
1 April 2022 | Press Release
The Argentine economist will replace Mexican diplomat Alicia Bárcena, who concluded her mandate on March 31 after nearly 14 years at the helm of ECLAC.
31 March 2022 | Press Release
As of April 1, 2022, she will be succeeded on an interim basis by Mario Cimoli, the Commission’s current Deputy Executive Secretary.
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.
7 December 2021 | Press Release
In its annual report “International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean,” ECLAC forecasts that exports will grow by 25% this year, after falling 10% in 2020.

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