22 January 2019 | Press Release
The fifty-eighth meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean was inaugurated this Tuesday in Santiago, Chile.
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.
20 December 2018 | Press Release
In its last economic report of the year, ECLAC projects that the region will end 2018 with average growth of 1.2%.
17 de December de 2018 | Press Release
Nueva edición de la publicación académica incluye investigaciones sobre la distribución de la renta, los gobiernos corporativos y los ingresos provenientes de recursos naturales, entre otras materias.
11 December 2018 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, the organization’s Executive Secretary, participated today in the plenary debate of the Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration in her capacity as representative of the United Nations regional commissions.
10 December 2018 | Press Release
The regional initiative will change the paradigm of migration, development and cooperation between northern Central America and Mexico, under ECLAC’s auspices.
9 December 2018 | Press Release
At the start of her participation in the Intergovernmental Conference for Migration that is being held in Marrakech, Morocco, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary addressed the global agreement’s relevance from a regional perspective.
7 December 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in the 13th International Conference on Development of the French Development Agency, held in Paris.
4 December 2018 | Press Release
At a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly on middle-income nations, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary stressed the importance of multilateralism and South-South and triangular cooperation.
28 November 2018 | Press Release
The event “On the road to equality: 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child” was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
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.
20 November 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, was one of the main speakers at the IX Annual CAMMA Conference, which was held in Lima.
19 November 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, gave a presentation at a high-level seminar on mining opportunities and challenges in the region, which was held in the framework of the cooperation program with Germany’s BMZ.
15 November 2018 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional organization, called on the region’s countries to give priority to public policies aimed at preventing, sanctioning and eradicating all forms of violence against women in the region.
12 November 2018 | Press Release
A seminar on women’s economic autonomy was inaugurated by Isabel Plá, the Minister of Women and Gender Equity of Chile; Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Commission; and Boris E. Utria, representative of the World Bank Group.
31 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC projects a 9.7% increase in the value of regional goods exports this year.
29 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary gave a keynote speech in the framework of the colloquium “Central America and Mexico at a crossroads today,” organized by the United Nations regional organization, The College of Mexico and the Central American Integration System (SICA).
26 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s most senior representative participated in the Dialogue of the Executive Secretaries of the United Nations Regional Commissions with the Second Committee of the 73rd session of the General Assembly in New York.
23 October 2018 | Press Release
In a joint publication, the organizations forecast, for example, that the transition toward energy sustainability would create more than one million jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030.
18 October 2018 | Press Release
The Second Cities Conference concluded with a call to strengthen public-private dialogue for urban sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean.