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15 December 2022 | Press Release
At the conclusion of the Fifth Regional Intergovernmental Conference on Ageing, authorities renewed their commitment to the Madrid International Plan of Action and the regional instruments that reinforce its implementation and relevance.
13 December 2022 | Press Release
The Fifth Regional Intergovernmental Conference on Ageing and the Rights of Older Persons was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
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.
10 August 2022 | Press Release
Mario Cimoli, Acting Executive Secretary of ECLAC, inaugurated an international seminar along with Chile’s Minister of Health, María Begoña Yarza, and the Director of PAHO, Carissa F. Etienne.
11 February 2022 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary delivered a virtual keynote lecture at the 36th Ordinary Assembly of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (Parlatino) held in Panama.
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.
7 December 2021 | Press Release
In its annual report “International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean,” ECLAC forecasts that exports will grow by 25% this year, after falling 10% in 2020.
4 November 2021 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, and Camillo Gonsalves, Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Information Technology of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, led a seminar on this issue prior to the 20th meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee.
14 October 2021 | Press Release
The two United Nations agencies released a new joint report addressing the impact of the pandemic on health, the economy and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
29 April 2021 | Press Release
A special issue of the CEPAL Review on COVID-19’s economic and social effects in the region was presented during a webinar led by Alicia Bárcena, the organization’s Executive Secretary.
16 March 2021 | Press Release
The fourth meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development was inaugurated today by high-level authorities who called urgently for reinvigorating the regional response to the pandemic.
7 December 2020 | Press Release
They call for a dialogue between health, science, technology, and industry to promote policies that increase access to these products and strengthen technological development and regional production, according to health needs.
30 July 2020 | Press Release
New joint report states that economic recovery will only be possible by flattening the curve of contagion. It proposes three phases to control the pandemic, reactivate the economy with protection, and rebuild in an inclusive and sustainable way.
20 de April de 2020 | Press Release
Principal publicación académica del organismo incluye además artículos sobre determinantes de la productividad laboral en México, un enfoque regional para estudiar la diversidad industrial en Argentina y la anatomía de la clase media brasileña, 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.
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.
23 March 2015 | Press Release
Ole Petter Ottersen, Rector of the University of Oslo, gave a keynote lecture at ECLAC and met with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet.
22 October 2014 | Press Release
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.
18 de June de 2014 | Press Release
La Premio Nobel de la Paz Rigoberta Menchú y Alicia Bárcena fueron declaradas visitantes ilustres.
3 de June de 2014 | Press Release
La Secretaria Ejecutiva del organismo regional de Naciones Unidas, Alicia Bárcena, participó en la inauguración de un foro internacional en México.