6 December 2016 | News
This meeting, which will take place in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago from 6-9 December 2016, is jointly organized by the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Unit of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean, and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat.
29 November 2016 | Infographic
Violence against women is a form of discrimination, directed against a woman because she is a woman or that affects women disproportionally. This violence seriously inhibits women's ability to enjoy their human rights and freedoms on a bsis of equality with men.
28 November 2016 | News
Women in rural communities in Trinidad and Tobago benefitted from a sensitization seminar on gender-based violence, held in recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, celebrated each year on 25 November.
24 November 2016 | News
A workshop on Research Data Management (RDM) is underway today at ECLAC Caribbean’s headquarters in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
8 November 2016 | News
The Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean sent a group of experts on 23-29 October and is now preparing an official report.
12 October 2016 | News
ECLAC will equip representatives from three national statistical offices with the skills necessary to develop web applications for the dissemination of national census data sets.
3 October 2016 | News
Held at ECLAC Caribbean’s sub regional headquarters in Port of Spain, from 19 to 23 September, the workshop focused on forecasting and fiscal transparency in the conduct of Public Expenditure Reviews (PERs).
13 September 2016 | News
An interagency team lead by ECLAC has visted the main sites hit by Hurricane Earl in Belize, including San Pedro, Caye Caulker, Belize City, Ladyville, Belize River Valley, Orange Walk and Belmopan.
8 September 2016 | News
ECLAC and GIZ convene meeting to assess the impact of the project entitled “Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean: Reducing the Carbon Footprint in the Caribbean through the Promotion of Energy Efficiency (EE) and the Use of Renewable Energy (RE) Technologies”.
5 September 2016 | News
ECLAC Caribbean trains sixteen representatives from the Ministries of Finance, Education, Health, Agriculture and Social Care of Barbados in the conduct of Public Expenditure Reviews with applications for their respective sectors.
9 August 2016 | News
Nineteen senior representatives from Saint Kitts and Nevis’ Ministries of Finance, Agriculture, Education, Health, Social Development, Sustainable Development, and Public Infrastructure actively participated in the training workshop that was held at the Ocean Terrace Inn from 25-29 July 2016.
4 August 2016 | News
Twenty senior representatives from Antigua and Barbuda’s Ministries of Finance and Corporate Governance, Health and the Environment, Education, Agriculture, and Social Transformation actively participated in a training workshop that was held at the Antigua and Barbuda Hospitality Training Institute, from 18-22 July 2016.
2 August 2016 | Press Release
According to a report by FAO, ECLAC and ALADI, climate change will affect crop yields, local economies and food security in Northeastern Brazil, Central America and parts of the Andean region.
1 de August de 2016 | Speech
Palabras de Antonio Prado, Secretario Ejecutivo Adjunto de la CEPAL.
1 de August de 2016 | News
Antonio Prado, Secretario Ejecutivo Adjunto del organismo regional, participó en reunión de trabajo en Santiago de los Caballeros, República Dominicana.
27 July 2016 | News
The Caribbean preparatory meeting of the XIII Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean takes place on 26-27 July 2016 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
21 July 2016 | News
This initiative complements the recently launched ECLAC proposal for debt for climate adaptation swaps since it is designed to promote fiscal responsibility and build the fiscal resilience of the Caribbean; conditions which are integral to the success of the debt swap proposal.
20 July 2016 | News
ECLAC worked in collaboration with the Statistics Department of the Turks and Caicos Government to develop the population projections and also provided training to the staff of the Statistics Department in the methods and software used to produce the projections. Further details are available in the report published today at http://bit.ly/29YgqXh.
19 July 2016 | News
In the wake of the 2008 – 2011 financial crisis, and recognizing that its dependency on fossil energy increased its vulnerability to supply and price fluctuations, Dominica decided to pursue sustainable energy strategies that support the promotion of energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives.
27 May 2016 | News
Caribbean regional stakeholders will engage this week in interactive sessions on “Exploring Innovation in Transactions & Financing in the Caribbean”.