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11 June 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and the President of the Fund for the Development of the Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean, Myrna Cunningham, presented a study today that addresses the reality of indigenous peoples in the region.
21 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC and the ILO presented a new joint publication in which they analyze labour challenges in the wake of the pandemic. The organizations indicate that the crisis will likely cause 11.5 million more people to be unemployed in Latin America and the Caribbean.
12 May 2020 | Press Release
The organization presented a new report on the social challenges of the crisis stemming from COVID-19. In a context of low growth, a significant increase in poverty, extreme poverty and inequality is foreseen in Latin America and the Caribbean.
11 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary led today an extraordinary meeting of the Practice Community of the Latin American countries that will present their Voluntary National Reviews before the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2020.
22 April 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a webinar organized by the Carolina Foundation of Spain, on multilateral action in Ibero-America in the face of the epidemic.
21 April 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC released new growth projections for Latin American and Caribbean countries. It underscores that in the medium term, this crisis will provoke structural changes in the organization of production, international trade, and the current globalization model.
11 March 2020 | Press Release
In the framework of the Concausa 2030 initiative, organized by ECLAC, UNICEF and América Solidaria, some 50 adolescents from 16 Latin American and Caribbean countries unveiled their proposals today in Santiago, Chile.
19 de December de 2019 | Press Release
Principal publicación académica del organismo incluye además artículos sobre precariedad laboral en Chile, disparidades fiscales regionales en Uruguay y una exploración empírica de la calidad de vida del adulto mayor, entre otros temas.
4 December 2019 | Press Release
In the framework of the SICA Regional Forum 2019, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary delivered a keynote speech in which she sustained that inequality, poverty and migration are the basis of the widespread social disenchantment affecting the region.
28 November 2019 | Press Release
The economic commission noted that the upward trend for poverty in Latin America held firm and called for resuming the construction of comprehensive and universal social compacts, during the launch of its Social Panorama 2019 report today in Chile.
15 October 2019 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena gave an overview of Latin America and the Caribbean’s economic and social situation and informed participants about the Commission’s priorities for tackling the region’s most pressing challenges.
3 October 2019 | Press Release
That is the primary outcome of the Third Meeting of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, a gathering convened by ECLAC, the government of Mexico and the UNDP, which concluded this Thursday in the Mexican capital.
1 October 2019 | Press Release
The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, led the inauguration of this event.
27 September 2019 | Press Release
The United Nations regional organization presents a new study in the framework of the Third Meeting of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, which will be inaugurated this Tuesday in Mexico City.
13 February 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a dialogue among senior United Nations officials in the framework of the 57th session of the Commission for Social Development, being held in New York.
15 January 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC released its report Social Panorama 2018 today in Chile, including new revisions to the methodology used by the organization to estimate monetary poverty in the region, as well as new measurements on functional inequality, social spending and double labor and social inclusion.
27 November 2018 | Press Release
In the framework of the Concausa 2030 initiative, organized by ECLAC, UNICEF and América Solidaria, some 50 adolescents from 16 countries in the Americas unveiled today their proposals for overcoming poverty and protecting the environment in the region.
9 de October de 2018 | Press Release
Considerando que casi 8 de cada 10 indicadores de la Agenda 2030 están vinculados a las sociedades rurales, ambos organismos trabajarán en conjunto temas de migración, erradicación de la pobreza rural y la lucha contra el cambio climático.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
The Director of the Social Development Division of ECLAC, Laís Abramo, said that the countries reaffirmed their willingness to address structural inequalities and the culture of privilege in Latin America and the Caribbean.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
A document presented by ECLAC was analyzed during the second meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, which was held in Panama along with the Tenth Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.