14 de marzo de 2016 | Noticia
ECLAC offers technical insight on energy efficiency and renewable energy, with a view to enhancing Saint Lucia’s capacity to create improved financing products in order to attract investment that will encourage the development of the energy sector in the country.
9 de marzo de 2016 | Anuncio
Senior level policymakers from governments of the Caribbean, officials of the United Nations system, representatives of regional civil society organizations, academia, regional development institutions and international development partners will meet to address the Caribbean’s debt obligations and consider practical solutions for current debt overhang.
7 de marzo de 2016 | Infografía
The unpaid care work performed primarily by women, underpins all societies, contributing to well-being, social development and economic growth. Care work involves a variety of domestic tasks, such as the preparation of food, cleaning, washing and ironing of clothes, the collection of water and fuel for cooking, as well as, the care of mostly dependant family members, including children, older persons and persons with disabilities.
The time-use survey is the only available tool for measuring unpaid care work and is also a more cost effective method of collecting timely and accurate data on the gender division of labour within households and the interdependence of the paid and unpaid work undertaken by women and men.
3 de marzo de 2016 | Noticia
ECLAC has called on Caribbean countries to develop a Big Data Strategy to ensure that they take full advantage of the data revolution for sustainable development.
1 de marzo de 2016 | Noticia
ECLAC’s mission to the Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES) will mark the organization’s first venture in Brazil in the area of disaster assessment, and its first partnership with a national development bank in this regard.