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.
13 October 2021 | Announcement
The updated portal will be announced on Friday, October 15 by Alicia Bárcena in a virtual meeting attended by high-level representatives from the global statistics community.
21 July 2021 | News
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in the 11th general meeting between CARICOM and the United Nations System.
14 July 2021 | News
The UN regional commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and the Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, Rodolfo Solano, participated in a meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2021, focused on listening to messages from the regions.
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.
6 July 2021 | Announcement
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will unveil the document during a virtual press conference on Thursday, July 8, held from the institution’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
27 April 2021 | Announcement
The United Nations regional organization’s main academic publication will hold a webinar on Thursday, April 29, led by Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena.
9 April 2021 | News
Representatives of Latin American and Caribbean countries concluded the twentieth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC.
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.
13 March 2021 | News
The annual gathering’s main panels will be transmitted live from March 15 to March 18. The invitation on social media is to participate in the debates using the hashtags #ForoALC2030 and #LACForum2030.
4 March 2021 | Press Release
In a new annual report, ECLAC estimates that the total number of poor people rose to 209 million by the end of 2020, which is 22 million more people than in the previous year. In addition, it calls for creating a new welfare state.
15 February 2021 | Announcement
Due to the global epidemiological situation, this event will take place virtually on March 15-18, 2021. During the meeting, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present a report on regional progress and challenges in relation to the 2030 Agenda.
25 September 2020 | News
“Transformation of the development model is urgently needed for a better recovery with resilient, inclusive and sustainable economies,” Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, said during a dialogue on SDG acceleration organized by the government of Costa Rica.
10 September 2020 | News
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, gave a keynote address in the framework of the 7th Session of the UN-GGIM: Americas, where she stressed the importance of integrating statistical and geospatial information in the region.
3 de September de 2020 | News
El encuentro constituye un espacio para fomentar el diálogo entre las Oficinas Nacionales de Estadística y los Mecanismos para el Adelanto de las Mujeres. Se realiza por primera vez mediante cuatro seminarios virtuales semanales, del jueves 3 de septiembre hasta el 1 de octubre de este año.
31 de August de 2020 | Press Release
Principal publicación académica del organismo incluye además artículos sobre política fiscal, industria manufacturera en México y la técnica de programación cepalina y los economistas en Argentina a mediados del siglo XX, entre otros temas.