A new ECLAC-ILO joint publication warns that in order to reduce the high unemployment rates seen during the pandemic, significant efforts will be needed on employment policies aimed at the most vulnerable groups.
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary delivered a virtual keynote lecture in the framework of a series entitled Post-2030: Women Leaders for a Sustainable Future, organized by the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Ambas instituciones organizaron el Seminario virtual “Afrontar los desafíos de la informalidad laboral desde el territorio: herramientas para la formulación de políticas” como parte de un proyecto de la Cuenta de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo.
In a new annual report, ECLAC estimates that the total number of poor people rose to 209 million by the end of 2020, which is 22 million more people than in the previous year. In addition, it calls for creating a new welfare state.
Según un informe conjunto elaborado por la CEPAL y la OEI, la automatización es uno de los grandes retos a los que se enfrentan los jóvenes iberoamericanos, que afectará especialmente a los de baja y media cualificación.
In a new joint publication, these two United Nations organizations stress that to emerge from the crisis, active macro policies are needed along with sectoral policies that would promote sustainable development with employment.
The joint publication will be presented virtually on Tuesday, November 10 at a simultaneous press conference held by ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and the ILO’s Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Vinícius Pinheiro.
Authorities from the region participated today in the launch of the book Afrodescendants and the matrix of social inequality in Latin America: Challenges for inclusion, presented in the framework of ECLAC’s 38th session.
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated today in the book launch of The future of work: Trade unions in transformation, published by the Bureau for Workers’ Activities of the International Labour Organization (ILO).
ECLAC updated its growth projections for Latin American and Caribbean countries today. It underscores that both the external and domestic shocks have been stronger than what was foreseen last April, which led to a downward revision of the figures.
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15, a new Special Report COVID-19 that will include revised forecasts on employment, poverty and inequality levels in the region in 2020.
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a side event at the United Nations High-level Political Forum on COVID-19’s socioeconomic impacts in the region and policy responses for building back better.
UN Women, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) presented today the document Remunerated Domestic Workers in Latin America and the Caribbean and the COVID-19 crisis, which provides an overview of the situation of particular vulnerability faced by domestic workers in Latin America and the Caribbean.
An analysis by ECLAC and ILO highlights that the impacts of the pandemic could be the cause of more than 300,000 children and adolescents being obliged to work. This analysis considers it imperative to adopt measures to tackle this situation.
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL participó hoy en el webinar sobre La incorporación de la perspectiva de género en los instrumentos de lucha contra el cambio climático: oportunidades y desafíos para Iberoamérica en el marco de una recuperación verde.