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25 January 2024 | Press Release
The meeting, organized by the Ministry of Education of Chile (MINEDUC) and UNESCO, with the support of ECLAC, CAF, UNICEF and the World Bank, addresses the challenge of educational reactivation, the transformation of teaching, and financing. To overcome these challenges, it is necessary to have public policies to guarantee the right to education for 125 million students in the region.
29 de September de 2023 | Press Release
Nueva edición de la publicación destaca trabajos académicos sobre la urgencia de un acuerdo social de largo plazo en la región para lograr un crecimiento económico equitativo y con mayor inclusión social, los efectos de la pandemia de COVID-19 en el mercado laboral, y la relación de las evaluaciones de los alumnos con la productividad de la investigación universitaria, entre otros temas.
27 June 2023 | Press Release
Today authorities and specialists inaugurated the Third Regional Seminar on Social Development, organized by ECLAC in collaboration with numerous institutions.
24 November 2022 | Press Release
The Social Panorama 2022 report projects that 201 million people (32.1% of the region’s total population) live in situations of poverty, with 82 million (13.1%) of them in extreme poverty. The regional organization calls for urgently addressing the silent crisis in education to avert the risk of a lost generation.
8 September 2022 | Press Release
The report highlights that while achievement with the education goals established in SDG4 of the 2030 Agenda was not assured before the COVID-19 pandemic, it is much less so now. The agencies emphasize that the targets will not be met without a change in the direction of policies and resource allocation for education.
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.
13 October 2021 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, stressed that the impact of the health crisis on children and youth has been multidimensional and unequal. More than 600,000 children and adolescents have lost their caretakers, and 99% of students in the region spent an entire academic year without face-to-face classes.
24 March 2021 | Press Release
The latest version of this flagship publication by the United Nations regional commission presents a selection of indicators and statistics on the social, economic and environmental situation of the region’s countries.
27 January 2021 | Press Release
Alberto Fernández delivered a keynote lecture during a high-level meeting at ECLAC’s headquarters in which the United Nations organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated along with the Rector of the University of Chile, Ennio Vivaldi.
15 December 2020 | Press Release
The document produced jointly by ECLAC, UNICEF and the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, recommends concrete actions for addressing violence against children and adolescents within the framework of the response to the COVID-19 crisis.
24 August 2020 | Press Release
The United Nations organizations launch a report revealing the consequences and measures taken by educational systems in the region in the face of the COVID-19 crisis while offering recommendations for managing the impact, outlining opportunities for learning and innovation.
26 de August de 2019 | Press Release
Principal publicación académica del organismo incluye además artículos sobre iniciativas ambientales, desigualdad en la primera infancia y desarrollo financiero en Brasil, entre otros temas.
3 July 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in the high-level meeting of the United Nations initiative “Every Woman Every Child,” inaugurated by the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet.
20 April 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary gave the keynote speech during the ceremony that inaugurated the academic year at the University of Chile.
31 October 2016 | Press Release
The regional United Nations organization will unveil a new study during the first meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Social Development.
28 October 2016 | Press Release
OECD, ECLAC and CAF launched the latest Latin American Economic Outlook report.
8 de August de 2016 | Press Release
Nueva edición de la publicación académica incluye también artículos sobre la segregación escolar en Chile y análisis del crecimiento económico en Colombia y Perú, entre otros temas.
14 October 2015 | Press Release
During an international seminar held in El Salvador, ECLAC released two documents with policy recommendations and launched the JUVELAC Observatory.
14 de August de 2015 | Press Release
Según artículo publicado en la última edición de Revista CEPAL, aún existe espacio en los países para aumentar el impacto redistributivo de la política fiscal.
13 de April de 2015 | Press Release
Nuevo número de la publicación ya está disponible en internet.