21 de noviembre de 2018 | Noticia
ECLAC and partners join forces to highlight the important role that men and boys can and should play in societies.
20 de agosto de 2018 | Noticia
Fifty-seventh meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean concluded in Santiago, Chile, with a reinforced commitment to address persistent obstacles faced by women in order to achieve sustainable development with equality
26 de julio de 2018 | Noticia
Caribbean Forum on Population, Youth and Development is examining strategies to institutionalize youth involvement in the sustainable development of the subregion
23 de julio de 2018 | Noticia
ECALC Caribbean celebrated World Population Day (WPD) 2018 by visiting the Guaico Secondary School, which for the occasion was transformed into a ’Community Village’.
25 de junio de 2018 | Noticia
Del 23 al 25 de mayo de 2018, la CEPAL brindó a los formuladores de políticas mayor capacidad y conciencia respecto de la reducción del riesgo de desastres.
18 de abril de 2018 | Noticia
The situation of persons with disability in the Caribbean and the status of current policy programmes interventions are assessed in a new ECLAC Caribbean study. Entitled `Disability, human rights and public policy in the Caribbean’, the study also identifies gaps, good practices and priorities for future action in areas such as health and rehabilitation, education, the labour market and access to services.
1 de febrero de 2018 | Noticia
A newly published joint study by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the International Organization for Migration, `Women’s Empowerment and Migration in the Caribbean’, analyses the implications of female migration at the individual, household and community levels, in both sending and receiving countries.
31 de mayo de 2017 | Noticia
Los formuladores de políticas caribeños se aprestan a identificar acciones fundamentales para intensificar la protección de los derechos humanos de las personas mayores a lo largo de los próximos cinco años.
12 de abril de 2017 | Noticia
There are more than a million people in the Caribbean living with some form of disability and an estimated 250,000 who experience significant disabilities.
6 de diciembre de 2016 | Noticia
This meeting, which will take place in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago from 6-9 December 2016, is jointly organized by the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Unit of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean, and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat.
29 de noviembre de 2016 | Infografía
Violence against women is a form of discrimination, directed against a woman because she is a woman or that affects women disproportionally. This violence seriously inhibits women's ability to enjoy their human rights and freedoms on a bsis of equality with men.
28 de noviembre de 2016 | Noticia
Mujeres de comunidades rurales de Trinidad y Tabago asistieron a un seminario de concienciación sobre violencia de género realizado en conmemoración del Día Internacional de la Eliminación de la Violencia contra las Mujeres, que se celebra cada 25 de noviembre.
20 de julio de 2016 | Noticia
ECLAC worked in collaboration with the Statistics Department of the Turks and Caicos Government to develop the population projections and also provided training to the staff of the Statistics Department in the methods and software used to produce the projections. Further details are available in the report published today at http://bit.ly/29YgqXh.
22 de abril de 2016 | Discurso
Opening Statement by Antonio Prado, Deputy Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
22 de abril de 2016 | Comunicado de prensa
El Secretario Ejecutivo Adjunto de la CEPAL, Antonio Prado, inauguró el Vigésimo Sexto Período de Sesiones del Comité de Desarrollo y Cooperación del Caribe en Saint Kitts y Nevis.
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.
30 de noviembre de 2015 | Anuncio
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has convened a Caribbean conference on Ageing, elder abuse and the rights of older persons.
26 de junio de 2015 | Noticia
Ministers and high-level Government representatives from the Caribbean gathered in Trinidad and Tobago to consider progress made in implementation of development strategies for the region on occasion of the 17th meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC).
10 de junio de 2015 | Infografía
Over the next twenty years, the Caribbean* will see a rapid and dramatic ageing of its population. With such a rapid increase in the number of older persons on the horizon, there is an urgent need for governments to strengthen social protection against a wide range of risks that older people face.
* -Here the Caribbean refers to Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominica; Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Sant Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Maarten, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands and the United States Virgin Islands.