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31 March 2016 | News
Antonio Prado, ECLAC’s Deputy Executive Secretary, participated in the XX Meeting of the Forum of Ministers of Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean, held on March 28-31 in Cartagena, Colombia.
31 March 2016 | Announcement
The author of the book The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths will deliver a lecture on Tuesday, April 19 at the regional organization’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
30 March 2016 | Press Release
The regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, inaugurated in Mexico the third meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group, which is in charge of proposing a framework of reference for measuring progress on compliance with the SDGs.
25 March 2016 | Press Release
In her speech, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) said that regional integration is destined to play a central role in the face of the current situation.
24 March 2016 | Statement
"It is imperative that we work together for equal opportunity, justice and sustainable development for people of African descent", Ban Ki-moon says.
22 March 2016 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary sent a letter to the High-representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini.
22 March 2016 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary sent a letter to the Belgian King and Prime Minister.
22 March 2016 | Press Release
According to projections by the United Nations regional organization, 175 million people were living in situations of poverty in late 2015 in Latin America.
17 March 2016 | Announcement
The regional Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will hold a press conference on Tuesday 22 March in Santiago, Chile.
17 March 2016 | Press Release
The richest 10% in Latin America and the Caribbean own 71% of wealth and their tax rate is only 5.4% of their income.
16 March 2016 | Press Release
ECLAC regional seminar calls for selective adjustments and strengthened monitoring of tax evasion.
16 March 2016 | Press Release
International organizations released a report on revenue statistics during the XXVIII Regional Seminar on Fiscal Policy, held at ECLAC headquarters.
15 March 2016 | Press Release
Tax revenues are the cornerstone of the basic financing of modern State, according to the Commission’s new report.
14 March 2016 | News
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.
11 March 2016 | Announcement
The XXVIII Regional Seminar on Fiscal Policy, organized by ECLAC, will be held on March 16-17, 2016.
9 March 2016 | Announcement
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.
8 March 2016 | Press Release
Comparing years of schooling, women can earn up to 25.6 percent less than their male peers in similar conditions in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to data released today by ECLAC.
8 March 2016 | News
Urban Ahlin participated in a round table led by Antonio Prado, Deputy Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional organization.
8 March 2016 | Statement
"From the glass ceiling to a carpet of shards" is this year's title for the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, message.
7 March 2016 | Infographic
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.