21 November 2018 | News
ECLAC and partners join forces to highlight the important role that men and boys can and should play in societies.
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.
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.
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.
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
12 April 2017 | News
There are more than a million people in the Caribbean living with some form of disability and an estimated 250,000 who experience significant disabilities.
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.
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.
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.
22 April 2016 | Speech
Opening Statement by Antonio Prado, Deputy Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
22 April 2016 | Press Release
The Deputy Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Antonio Prado, opened the 26th session of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee in Saint Kitts and Nevis.
7 March 2016 | Infographic
The unpaid care work performed primarily by women, underpins all societies, contributing to well-being, social development and economic growth. Care work involves a variety of domestic tasks, such as the preparation of food, cleaning, washing and ironing of clothes, the collection of water and fuel for cooking, as well as, the care of mostly dependant family members, including children, older persons and persons with disabilities.
The time-use survey is the only available tool for measuring unpaid care work and is also a more cost effective method of collecting timely and accurate data on the gender division of labour within households and the interdependence of the paid and unpaid work undertaken by women and men.
3 March 2016 | News
ECLAC has called on Caribbean countries to develop a Big Data Strategy to ensure that they take full advantage of the data revolution for sustainable development.
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.