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23 November 2023 | Press Release
Despite this improvement in the indicators, more than 180 million people in the region do not have enough income to meet their basic needs and 70 million of them lack the income needed to acquire a basic food basket, the Commission warns in its report Social Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2023.
30 August 2022 | Press Release
Government authorities, international officials and specialists participated in the opening session of the Second Regional Seminar on Social Development, organized virtually by ECLAC in collaboration with various institutions.
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25 August 2022 | Announcement
On August 30-September 1, the Second Regional Seminar on Social Development will take place online, organized by ECLAC in collaboration with various institutions.
25 January 2022 | Press Release
In its annual report Social Panorama of Latin America, ECLAC estimates that the number of people living in extreme poverty rose by around 5 million between 2020 and 2021. The United Nations organization calls for moving towards universal, comprehensive, sustainable and resilient social protection systems.
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11 October 2021 | Announcement
The virtual launch will take place on Thursday 14 October at 10 am DC Time (EST) / 11.00 am Santiago of Chile.
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8 October 2021 | News
An international seminar organized by ECLAC on October 6-7 announced the key findings of a project financed by the United Nations Development Account.
9 June 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a high-level international event on inequalities and the informal economy during and after the pandemic.
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11 May 2020 | Announcement
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present the document at a virtual press conference tomorrow, Tuesday, May 12, from the institution’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
Evento Personas Mayores #ForoALC2030
22 de April de 2019 | News
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL, Alicia Bárcena, inauguró hoy una reunión sobre derechos de las personas mayores, paralela a la tercera reunión del Foro de lo Países de América Latina y el Caribe sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible.
Fotografía  de los participantes en la reunión.
2 de November de 2018 | News
El encuentro, organizado por la CEPAL y el Consejo Nacional de la Persona Adulta Mayor de Costa Rica, abordó el fortalecimiento de la capacidad nacional de los países de Centroamérica y México para la incorporación de los asuntos de las personas mayores en la implementación y seguimiento de la Agenda 2030.
Foto de curso sobre erogaciones sociales realizado en Uruguay
25 June 2018 | News
The course was organized by ECLAC’s office in Montevideo, in the framework of an agreement with that country’s Ministry of Social Development.
20 December 2017 | Press Release
In Mexico today ECLAC launched its report Social Panorama 2017, which includes an update to the methodology used to estimate monetary poverty in the region.
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18 December 2017 | Announcement
The United Nations organization will unveil its report Social Panorama 2017 at a press conference in Mexico on Wednesday 20 December.
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12 December 2017 | News
Commission prepared two studies, thanks to an agreement with the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Center for Fiscal Studies.
14 de August de 2017 | Fact sheet
Resumen del artículo publicado en Revista CEPAL N° 122, agosto de 2017. Autores: José Antonio Ocampo y Natalie Gómez-Arteaga
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1 September 2016 | News
A study by the international organization describes the characteristics of that program, the evolution of its coverage, its utilization by companies and the profile of its beneficiaries.
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20 June 2016 | Announcement
The seminars, which will take place in June and July, are organized jointly with the Governments of Chile and Ecuador, with the support of the German cooperation.
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11 de August de 2015 | News
Publicación se presenta en seminario en la sede del organismo de las Naciones Unidas en Santiago, Chile.
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16 de June de 2015 | News
Casi 20 % de las mujeres mayores de 60 años no poseen ingresos propios en América Latina y el Caribe, alertó la Directora de la División de Asuntos de Género de la CEPAL, María Nieves Rico, durante un evento realizado en Santiago, Chile.
17 de February de 2015 | Infographic
En América Latina y el Caribe se destaca el balance positivo en cuanto a la lucha contra la desnutrición y el acceso a una vivienda digna. Sin embargo, la evidencia empírica sobre la cobertura de seguridad social en la población infantil es escasa y presenta varios déficits. Esta infografía es parte de una serie producida por la CEPAL y UNICEF sobre los derechos de la infancia.