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2 May 2018 | Infographic
In 2018, ECLAC will hold its 37th session in Cuba, in which representatives from its 46 member-States and 13 associate members will debate the main challenges for implementing the 2030 Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean.
11 October 2016 | Infographic
Gender equality starts right from early childhood, meaning urgent action must be taken to eradicate all forms of discrimination that affect girl children and adolescents in the region.
5 October 2015 | Infographic
Between 2000 and 2010 in Latin America and the Caribbean, emigration to countries outside the region declined while intraregional flows increased. In 2010, about 28.5 million Latin American and Caribbean persons resided outside their countries of birth. ECLAC insists on its call to respect these people’s human rights and integrate them into development strategies.
13 November 2014 | Infographic
Latin America and the Caribbean is the second-largest region in the world in terms of adolescent fertility, only surpassed by sub-Saharan Africa. Furthermore, this phenomenon is more recurrent among the lower-income population, contributing to the intergenerational cycle of poverty.
22 September 2014 | Infographic
By the year 2010, an estimated 45 million indigenous people lived in Latin America, accounting for 8.3 % of the region’s population. The United Nations has championed the promotion of their rights through the use of different resources and special regulations for this purpose.
10 July 2014 | Infographic
It is estimated that the number of older persons in Latin America and the Caribbean will double by 2030, when that age group will represent 16.7% of the population. ECLAC suggests that countries tackle ageing using public policies with a rights-based approach.