Skip to main content

Briefing notes

Search results

Showing 1 to 20 of 73 results in 4 pages.
21 December 2023 | Insights
3 November 2023 | Briefing note
The Fifth session of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean and the XV Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America concluded with the ambition of strengthening the institutional framework of social policies and looking to the future.
31 October 2023 | Briefing note
With only 15 per cent of SDG targets being on track to be achieved by 2030 globally, there was a strong sense of urgency to deliver on the promise that was made in 2015 at the SDG Summit this year.
5 de October de 2023 | Briefing note
Este evento tuvo como objetivo facilitar un espacio de discusión e intercambio de experiencias sobre la articulación entre salud y los componentes de la protección social, con foco en la Atención Primaria de Salud (APS) como principal estrategia para universalizar la cobertura de los sistemas de salud.
2 August 2023 | Briefing note
Faced with the urgency of addressing health inequalities, transforming healthcare systems, and achieving universality, on July 19th, 2023, countries from the region gathered with international experts and reflected on primary health care as the best strategy to tackle current challenges.
1 de August de 2023 | Briefing note
El 19 de julio de 2023 se realizó el Seminario Internacional de desigualdades en salud en el cual se compartieron aprendizajes, experiencias y estrategias para avanzar hacia la salud universal en la región.
31 July 2023 | Briefing note
Le 29 juin dernier, une réunion technique s'est tenue à Jacmel, en Haïti, où la Plateforme « Protection et Promotion Sociale en Haïti » a été officiellement lancée afin d’améliorer les capacités techniques des cadres du Ministère des Affaires Sociales et du Travail (MAST), entité en charge de la mise en œuvre de la Politique Nationale de Protection et de Promotion Sociales de ce pays des Caraïbes.
12 July 2023 | Briefing note
This month, countries come together at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) to take stock of progress on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
19 June 2023 | Briefing note
The Regional Conference on South-South Cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean, a subsidiary body of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), aims to promote the strengthening of national South-South and triangular cooperation mechanisms and their possible interactions with North-South and multilateral cooperation. The conference encouraged regional and extra-regional actors, donor countries and international organizations to engage in South-South and triangular cooperation to facilitate knowledge and technology transfer and achieve cooperation activities.
19 May 2023 | Briefing note
May 19, 2023, marks the beginning of a new ECLAC editorial line and the first step to enhance the accessibility of ECLAC publications. After a joint effort by the different divisions involved, the introduction of the Social Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2022, the transformation of education as a basis for sustainable development was launched as a version compatible with screen readers.
20 April 2023 | Briefing note
The Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development is State-led and open to participation by all Latin American and Caribbean countries. It is convened under the auspices of ECLAC and guided by the principles established for all follow-up and review processes by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted in September 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly.
2 March 2023 | Briefing note
The report "Measuring disability through administrative records of education in Latin America: diagnosis and recommendations to move towards regional harmonization" presents a proposal for measuring disability for administrative records in education at the initial, primary, secondary, tertiary and higher education levels to be applied in Latin America and to move towards a framework of comparability and harmonization between countries in the region of statistical information on students with disabilities.
24 February 2023 | Briefing note
New website highlights the contributions of ECLAC to Latin America and the Caribbean in the past 75 years Learn about the history of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and discover how it has shaped thinking on public policy and development and supported the region by promoting economic, social and sustainable development initiatives over almost eight decades.
21 February 2023 | Briefing note
When the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted by all 193 Member States of the United Nations at the Sustainable Development Summit in New York in September 2015 as “a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future”, it presented a historic opportunity for Latin America and the Caribbean. Despite progress, the region needs to step up their efforts.
9 December 2022 | Briefing note
The COVID-19 pandemic has generated a silent educational crisis that threatens to affect the educational and labour trajectories of children, adolescents, and young people. Prior to the pandemic, education in the region was already facing significant inclusion and quality challenges. Hence, it is necessary to take advantage of the opportunity not only to recover but also to transform the region's education systems.
21 de November de 2022 | Briefing note
La CEPAL participó en esta reunión de formato híbrido en las oficinas de |, en la que se compartió el estado de situación del estudio en los países de la red y los avances de la nueva edición de la encuesta en 2022. Asimismo, se dedicó una parte del encuentro a compartir metodologías y experiencias con los nuevos países que están considerando realizar el estudio próximamente. También se discutió el plan de trabajo para 2023 y la difusión de los estudios realizados por la Red.
3 November 2022 | Briefing note
All people have been cared for and all need care throughout the phases of life. However, care work is mostly done by women and girls, which hinders their autonomy. Transitioning towards a care society as a horizon for sustainable recovery with gender equality will be the theme of the fifteenth Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, scheduled to take place this November in Argentina.
20 de October de 2022 | Briefing note
En el contexto del primer encuentro virtual del ciclo de conversatorios “Transitando los Cuidados: conceptualizaciones y prácticas: desde la visión de los organismos internacionales”, profesionales de la División de Asuntos de Género y de la División de Desarrollo Social de CEPAL, destacaron el rol de los sistemas de protección social en cuanto a revertir la injusta organización de los cuidados, además de dar cuenta de las posiciones sobre los cuidados en América Latina y nutrir a la comunidad en torno a la reinterpretación del concepto y prácticas de cuidado, a partir de las experiencias de diferentes actores sociales.