15 January 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC released its report Social Panorama 2018 today in Chile, including new revisions to the methodology used by the organization to estimate monetary poverty in the region, as well as new measurements on functional inequality, social spending and double labor and social inclusion.
20 December 2018 | Press Release
In its last economic report of the year, ECLAC projects that the region will end 2018 with average growth of 1.2%.
28 November 2018 | Press Release
The event “On the road to equality: 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child” was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
20 November 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, was one of the main speakers at the IX Annual CAMMA Conference, which was held in Lima.
31 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC projects a 9.7% increase in the value of regional goods exports this year.
29 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary gave a keynote speech in the framework of the colloquium “Central America and Mexico at a crossroads today,” organized by the United Nations regional organization, The College of Mexico and the Central American Integration System (SICA).
18 October 2018 | Press Release
The Second Cities Conference concluded with a call to strengthen public-private dialogue for urban sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean.
17 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC has updated its growth projections for the countries of the region.
10 October 2018 | Press Release
At a high-level seminar in Buenos Aires, authorities and experts debated the challenges of MSMEs in the face of disruptive technology and global uncertainty.
4 October 2018 | Press Release
The EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a high-level dialogue held in Santiago.
27 September 2018 | Press Release
The “Escazú Agreement” was opened for signing by Latin American and Caribbean States in a ceremony held in the context of the UN General Assembly in New York.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
A document presented by ECLAC was analyzed during the second meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, which was held in Panama along with the Tenth Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
30 August 2018 | Press Release
Representatives of 16 Latin American and Caribbean countries participated in the twenty-seventh meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Council for Planning held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
23 August 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC released today its Economic Survey 2018, in which it offers a profound analysis of the evolution of investment in the region.
9 August 2018 | Press Release
The third session of the Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean concluded today in Lima, Peru.
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.