Ministers and Experts Will Debate on Time-Use Statistics at ECLAC

Ministers and authorities for Women of Latin American and the Caribbean and specialists will debate on 29 and 30 November at ECLAC headquarters on how men and women distribute their time between paid labour and household duties. The seminar will take place as part of the Forty-sixth meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Employment and Social Protection, the Missing Links.
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ECLAC Analyses Small countries of Central America and the Caribbean.
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ECLAC's Most Recent Documents and Reports.

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Important Events Up to December 2011.
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Tourism and Agriculture Will Be the Sectors Most Affected by Climate Change in the Caribbean

Although the countries of the Caribbean contribute less than 1% of global greenhouse gas emissions, they will be among the first to suffer the consequences of climate change. If adaptation strategies are not adopted, the economic loss could reach 5% of annual GDP.

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International Meeting on Maritime Transport Will Be Held at ECLAC
The Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME 2011 Latin America), organized by a strategic alliance of institutions, will take place between 25 and 28 October at ECLAC Headquarters in Santiago.
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Sixth Meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas
Will Take Place in the Dominican Republic

The meeting will take place from 16 to 18 November 2011 and will focus on the development of environmental statistics, the 2010 round of population censuses and the future challenges of national statistical systems, subjects that will be dealt in three seminars during the Conference.
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Dag Hammarskjöld, a Short Life with a Lasting Legacy
ECLAC will dedicate 24 October, United Nations Day, to celebrating the legacy of Dag Hammarskjöld, former United Nations Secretary-General dead 50 years ago in a plane accident while on a mission in the Congo.
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