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.
23 November 2018 | News
Caribbean energy experts are set to address the challenges that climate change poses to the energy sector.
21 November 2018 | News
ECLAC and partners join forces to highlight the important role that men and boys can and should play in societies.
8 November 2018 | News
ECLAC has introduced a Disaster Assessment Methodology Exercise Guide, developed for the DaLA trainings.
26 October 2018 | News
ECLAC Caribbean carries out follow-up training to disaster assessment missions carried out last year to quantify the economic, social and environmental effects and impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
18 October 2018 | News
ECLAC trains representatives from Cuba’s Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment, as well as other professionals working in disaster analysis and planning units in correlated areas such as water, sanitation and agriculture.
20 August 2018 | News
Fifty-seventh meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean concluded in Santiago, Chile, with a reinforced commitment to address persistent obstacles faced by women in order to achieve sustainable development with equality
26 July 2018 | News
Caribbean Forum on Population, Youth and Development is examining strategies to institutionalize youth involvement in the sustainable development of the subregion
23 July 2018 | News
ECALC Caribbean celebrated World Population Day (WPD) 2018 by visiting the Guaico Secondary School, which for the occasion was transformed into a ’Community Village’.
25 June 2018 | News
From 23-25 May 2018, ECLAC provided policymakers with an increased capacity and awareness for disaster risk reduction.
21 June 2018 | News
On 21 June 2018, energy experts came together to discuss their experiences in gathering and analysing energy efficiency (EE) indicators, as well as the challenges and lessons learnt in gathering EE data
22 May 2018 | News
From 23-25 May 2018, ECLAC Caribbean will provide policymakers in Tobago with an increased capacity and awareness for disaster risk reduction.
17 May 2018 | News
Over one hundred Argentinian public officials acquired new technical skills in the use and application of the Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) methodology, as the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean carried out two workshops from 7-10 May 2018.
27 April 2018 | Press Release
The twenty-seventh session of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC) took place in Saint Lucia today and brought together senior decision makers from across the Caribbean.
26 April 2018 | Press Release
The meeting convened by ECLAC and hosted by the Government of Saint Lucia, took place today in Gros Islet.
18 April 2018 | News
The situation of persons with disability in the Caribbean and the status of current policy programmes interventions are assessed in a new ECLAC Caribbean study. Entitled `Disability, human rights and public policy in the Caribbean’, the study also identifies gaps, good practices and priorities for future action in areas such as health and rehabilitation, education, the labour market and access to services.
7 March 2018 | News
The theme of this year’s IWD is the `Time is now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives’.
1 February 2018 | News
A newly published joint study by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the International Organization for Migration, `Women’s Empowerment and Migration in the Caribbean’, analyses the implications of female migration at the individual, household and community levels, in both sending and receiving countries.
23 January 2018 | News
A study by ECLAC Caribbean assesses the difficulties, lessons learnt and success factors which have strengthened the global competitiveness of the Caribbean’s film and music sectors.
19 December 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.