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22 September 2014 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, said in a statement that the economic costs of climate change could total between 1.5 % and 5 % of the annual GDP of Latin America and the Caribbean, in the case that the temperature rises an additional 2.5 °C.
21 November 2013 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is taking part in two meetings organized by the World Economic Forum.
23 September 2013 | Press Release
Peru's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Eda Rivas, and the ECLAC Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, signed an agreement to this effect in Lima.
23 July 2013 | Press Release
Report provides updated growth estimates for the region's countries.
13 June 2013 | Press Release
Mexico could assign more resources in these areas and make progress towards a knowledge society, according to Alicia Bárcena.
2 May 2013 | Press Release
The Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) closed with the participation of high representatives from all United Nations' regional commissions.
23 April 2013 | Press Release
Region will be boosted by buoyant internal demand and the recovery in Argentina and Brazil.
15 April 2013 | Press Release
Today the President of Uruguay attended the opening of the Fourth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean.
23 January 2013 | Press Release
In the Chilean capital, the Executive Secretary of ECLAC took part in the event attended by representatives from over 200 universities and study centres from both regions.
27 November 2012 | Press Release
The rise in wages has been a determining factor in poverty reduction, according to the United Nations agency.
2 October 2012 | Press Release
Despite the slowdown, most countries have the capacity to respond to international adversity, according to the Economic Survey 2012.
14 June 2012 | Press Release
The region continued to grow in the first quarter of the year, despite a difficult external climate.
6 June 2012 | Press Release
The regional unemployment rate fell to 6.7% in 2011 and it is expected to continue decreasing in 2012.
13 December 2011 | Press Release
Publication presents the latest estimates for economic growth in the countries of the region in 2011.
29 September 2011 | Press Release
He will be welcomed by the Executive Secretary of the Organization, Alicia Bárcena.
19 August 2011 | Press Release
The Colombian leader stressed the importance of regional integration and innovation as the basic driving force for maintaining high economic growth.
25 July 2011 | Press Release
Meeting will be attended by government authorities and senior officials from regional and international agencies.
15 April 2011 | Press Release
The "Juan F. Noyola" competition was held in April 2010, and involved researchers from nine countries.
15 April 2011 | Press Release
María Emma Mejía met with Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, and various Directors of this United Nations regional commission.
21 March 2011 | Press Release
In Caribbean nations, the economic importance of tourism represents more than 16% of output.