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13 November 2014
Nearly 30% of Young Latin American Women Have Been Teenage Mothers
Comprehensive sex education and sexual and reproductive health services should be a priority in youth-oriented public policies, a study by ECLAC emphasizes.
31 October 2014
Safe Use of ICTs Can Help Children and Adolescents Better Exercise Their Rights
It is estimated that 60% of the region’s children get their first mobile telephone by the age of 12, ECLAC and UNICEF say.
22 October 2014
Latin America Has Achieved Progress in Health, Education and Political Participation of Indigenous Peoples in the Last Decade
Indigenous peoples account for 8.3 % of the region's total population, according to a study by the United Nations organization launched in New York.
31 de March de 2014
CEPAL y UNICEF plantean políticas orientadas a la igualdad en educación secundaria
Alrededor de 20 % de los adolescentes de 12 a 18 años, varones y mujeres, no asiste a un establecimiento educativo en la región, según un estudio conjunto.
20 de January de 2014
Autoridades y expertos abogan por mejorar la calidad y transparencia del gasto público en América Latina
Según el Panorama Fiscal 2014, de la CEPAL, el aumento de los ingresos fiscales de los países ha dado espacio para una mayor inversión y gasto social.
5 October 2013
ECLAC Describes Regional Migration Challenges
The Commission's Deputy Executive Secretary represented the five United Nations regional commissions at the Second High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development.
12 September 2013
There Remains a Gender Gap in Digital Inclusion in the Region's Countries
Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, took part in the Government Leaders Forum in Brazil.
24 July 2013
Executive Secretary of ECLAC Presented a Document on Structural Perspectives for the Region's Development
She stressed that equality is the guiding principle for a paradigm change in Latin America and the Caribbean.
13 June 2013
Investment in Education, Science, Technology and Infrastructure Is Key to Increasing Tax Collection
Mexico could assign more resources in these areas and make progress towards a knowledge society, according to Alicia Bárcena.
22 March 2013
Conditional Transfer Programmes Perpetuate Women's Role as Carers
The publication presented today as part of International Women's Day includes various recommendations on not reproducing economic gender inequality.
13 de November de 2012
CEPAL y UNICEF instan a los países de la región a superar la elevada pobreza infantil indígena
Pese a los avances registrados en algunos países, nueve de cada 10 niños indígenas sufren algún tipo de privación en la región.
2 August 2012
It Is Imperative to Invest in the Youth of Latin America and the Caribbean
In the report launched in Quito, both UN organizations called for leveraging the current demographic bond experienced in the countries in the region.
27 April 2012
Experts Highlight the Importance of Using ICT in Education for Achieving More Equal Societies
Education is one of the fundamental assets for achieving an equal development, stated Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of this UN body.
28 February 2012
Rising Tax Revenues: A Key to Economic Development in Latin American Countries
The average tax to GDP ratio in 12 Latin American and Caribbean countries (LAC) rose from 14.9% in 1990 to 19.2% in 2009.
30 January 2012
ECLAC Signed Agreement With the Union of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean
The agreement establishes academic cooperation in areas relating to the economic and social development of the region.
29 de September de 2011
113 millones de personas de escasos recursos reciben apoyo de programas de transferencias condicionadas
Estos programas, claves para mejorar el acceso de los más pobres a alimentos, salud y educación, serán analizados en un seminario internacional el 29 y 30 de septiembre en Santiago de Chile.
12 September 2011
Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean Seek a Regional Consensus On Sustainable Development
Agencies of the United Nations presented a document proposing a strategy for the conference which will take place in Brazil in 2012.
3 August 2011
Countercyclical Policies Play a Key Role in Changing Countries' Production Patterns
Other topics included are student violence and school performance, and the competitiveness of tourism in the Caribbean.
17 May 2011
Child Poverty Affects almost 81 Million Children in Latin America and the Caribbean
Research included the lack of basic rights and social and economic deprivation to measure child poverty.
27 December 2010
Conditional Transfer Programmes Benefit Over 100 Million People in the Region
Brazil has the largest number of beneficiaries, followed by Mexico and Colombia.