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15 December 2021 | Press Release
Today marked the conclusion of the Third Meeting of the Conference on Science, Innovation and Information and Communications Technologies, organized by ECLAC and the Argentine government.
14 June 2021 | Press Release
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.
20 May 2021 | Press Release
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.
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.
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.
26 November 2020 | Press Release
Today the VII Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized virtually by ECLAC and the Government of Ecuador, came to a close.
23 November 2020 | Press Release
The President of Ecuador, Lenín Moreno, and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, led the inauguration of the VII Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean, which is being held through Thursday.
24 September 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC, the OECD Development Centre, CAF and the European Union launched the publication Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO) 2020.
26 August 2020 | Press Release
A new special report by the UN regional commission suggests a basic basket of Information and Communications Technologies for all households, at an annual cost of less than 1% of GDP.
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.
7 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, held a virtual meeting with ministers and senior officials from ministries and bodies in charge of science and technology from 15 of the region’s countries.
29 May 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, concluded an official visit to Berlin, Germany today upon participating in the Future Affairs 2019 conference, where she addressed the future of democracy in the context of the digital revolution. Earlier in the day, she held a bilateral meeting with the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, with whom she discussed details of the regional commission’s next session, which will take place in May 2020 in San José.
20 April 2018 | Press Release
With the Cartagena Declaration, approved at the end of the Sixth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society, the region agrees to the 2020 Digital Agenda to achieve sustainable development with equality.
18 April 2018 | Press Release
Sixth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society was inaugurated today in the city of Cartagena.
15 March 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in the World Economic Forum on Latin America 2018, in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.
7 August 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, and authorities from the region inaugurated the Preparatory Meeting for the Sixth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society today in Santiago, Chile.
7 April 2017 | Press Release
At the meeting of the World Economic Forum, the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, also reaffirmed the need to have a regional digital market.
6 March 2017 | Press Release
During a seminar held in Santiago, Chile, the United Nations regional body presented a project that seeks to improve national capabilities for measuring the digital economy in the region.
22 September 2016 | Press Release
At a high-level side event, in the framework of the United Nations General Assembly, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary said that putting this information at the service of the public can bolster adaptation to climate change, saving human lives and avoiding economic losses.
13 September 2016 | Press Release
The second session of the Conference on Science, Innovation and ICTs of ECLAC concluded today in San Jose, Costa Rica.

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