20 October 2020 | News
This pivotal meeting themed, “Investing in higher education to build more diversified and resilient post-COVID economies”, which drew over 100 participants was convened jointly with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC) to put a spotlight on the urgent need for investment in the region’s higher education sector.
10 September 2020 | Press Release
Authorities from more than 25 countries met with ECLAC and other multilateral organizations at the Caribbean Development Roundtable and the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee.
24 June 2020 | News
The United Nations regional organization ratified its “Caribbean First” strategy in times of pandemic, during a meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
13 May 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary led an extraordinary meeting of the Community of Practice with Caribbean countries that are presenting their Voluntary National Reviews at the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2020.
21 April 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a virtual meeting on the role of Social Development Ministries in the Caribbean in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was organized jointly by the Secretariat of Welfare of Mexico and the UN Regional Commission.
15 November 2019 | News
Senior policy makers, including statisticians and economists, along with planning officers from various Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have benefitted from a just-concluded workshop aimed at strengthening their capacities for integrated planning and policy coherence in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the subregion.
23 October 2019 | News
ECLAC training demonstrates the latest ICTs available for people with disabilities and the opportunities they create for people with different types of disabilities.
24 September 2019 | News
Policy makers and regional experts gathered for a two-day workshop hosted by ECLAC subregional headquarters for the Caribbean, on 17-18 September 2019.
6 August 2019 | News
Policymakers and experts have identified ways in which persons with disability can enjoy the benefits of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs). This, during a meeting hosted by ECLAC Caribbean.
11 June 2019 | News
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean, together with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat), organizes the policy dialogue workshop focusing on the implementation of SDG 11 in the Caribbean, “Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”, on 11 June 2019.
27 May 2019 | News
Girls from Trinidad and Tobago had the opportunity to pitch tech-based solutions to address two pressing issues in the Caribbean, yesterday, namely gender-based violence and building resilience to climate change.
17 May 2019 | Press Release
The 19th meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC) was held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
24 April 2019 | News
The effects of natural disasters and limited resources and access to financing, among other difficulties, were analyzed by authorities from the subregion during the Forum of the Countries of Latin America on Sustainable Development 2019.
4 April 2019 | News
ECLAC and UNFPA, in collaboration with CARICOM, will deliver a four-day workshop on census planning, management and implementation in Kingston, Jamaica.
28 March 2019 | News
The Caribbean Regional Youth Council, in partnership with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean, has invited Caribbean youth leaders to join an online dialogue session aimed at capturing the collective thoughts, ideas and perspectives of young people in relation to major development themes.
26 March 2019 | News
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has published a new policy brief, entitled ‘Implementation strategies for youth mainstreaming in sustainable development processes.’
21 November 2018 | News
ECLAC and partners join forces to highlight the important role that men and boys can and should play in societies.
20 August 2018 | News
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 July 2018 | News
Caribbean Forum on Population, Youth and Development is examining strategies to institutionalize youth involvement in the sustainable development of the subregion
23 July 2018 | News
ECALC Caribbean celebrated World Population Day (WPD) 2018 by visiting the Guaico Secondary School, which for the occasion was transformed into a ’Community Village’.