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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.
31 May 2017 | News
ECLAC Caribbean will be convening a preparatory meeting to assess the progress that has been made in the subregion in the implementation of both the San Jose Charter on the Rights of Older Persons in Latin America and the Caribbean and the Madrid
30 November 2015 | Announcement
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has convened a Caribbean conference on Ageing, elder abuse and the rights of older persons.
10 June 2015 | Infographic
Over the next twenty years, the Caribbean* will see a rapid and dramatic ageing of its population. With such a rapid increase in the number of older persons on the horizon, there is an urgent need for governments to strengthen social protection against a wide range of risks that older people face. * -Here the Caribbean refers to Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominica; Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Sant Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Maarten, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands and the United States Virgin Islands.