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24 August 2022 | Press Release
The twenty-first meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas (SCA) was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
14 July 2022 | Press Release
Mario Cimoli, the organization’s Acting Executive Secretary, and Arnoldo André Tinoco, the Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, participated in a meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2022, focused on listening to messages from the regions. Prior to that, both authorities spoke at a virtual side event on Development in Transition.
6 June 2022 | Press Release
A new special report by ECLAC indicates that the economic deceleration, higher inflation and the slow and incomplete recovery of labor markets will increase poverty, extreme poverty and food insecurity in the region in 2022.
10 de May de 2022 | Press Release
Principal publicación académica del organismo incluye además artículos sobre la acumulación del capital en la región, cambio tecnológico y mercados laborales, entre otros temas.
5 April 2022 | Press Release
The 2021 version of this publication updates a selection of key statistics on the development of the region’s countries.
1 April 2022 | Press Release
The Argentine economist will replace Mexican diplomat Alicia Bárcena, who concluded her mandate on March 31 after nearly 14 years at the helm of ECLAC.
31 March 2022 | Press Release
As of April 1, 2022, she will be succeeded on an interim basis by Mario Cimoli, the Commission’s current Deputy Executive Secretary.
17 March 2022 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary delivered a keynote speech at FAO’s regional headquarters, where tribute was paid to her distinguished trajectory at the United Nations.
9 March 2022 | Press Release
At the conclusion of the Fifth Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, representatives from the region committed to redoubling efforts to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda. Authorities and delegates also paid a heartfelt tribute to Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary.
7 March 2022 | Press Release
The Fifth Meeting of this intergovernmental gathering was inaugurated by the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
25 November 2021 | Press Release
The Eleventh meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC concluded today with a call to strengthen knowledge dissemination and horizontal cooperation.
23 November 2021 | Press Release
At the inauguration of the Eleventh meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC, authorities stressed the relevance of consolidating the statistical institutional framework in Latin America and the Caribbean.
15 November 2021 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional commission, made an official visit to Lima today, where she met with President Pedro Castillo and members of his Cabinet.
15 October 2021 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission, led the launch of the revamped portal and stressed the importance of the interoperability of information through open data.
8 July 2021 | Press Release
In a new report, ECLAC raised its regional growth estimate for this year to 5.2% based on an economic rebound but that does not ensure sustained expansion. It warns that the social impacts of the crisis are worsening and will continue during the recovery.
7 April 2021 | Press Release
The twentieth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas was inaugurated today with a call to strengthen the role of national statistics offices in order to tackle the challenges of COVID-19.
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.
18 March 2021 | Press Release
In a special joint report, ECLAC and UNDRR address challenges, opportunities and recommendations for moving towards a risk-informed recovery and development model in the Caribbean.
18 March 2021 | Press Release
At the conclusion of the fourth meeting of the Forum of the Countries on Sustainable Development, government representatives reaffirmed the dire urgency of building fair, sustainable societies that would tackle inequality and guarantee citizenship and rights, and of acting together as a region to ensure access to vaccines for the entire population.
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.

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