6 October 2020 | Announcement
21 September 2020 | News
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC's Executive Secretary; Harold Robinson, UNPFA’s Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Gerardo Zavaleta, Peru's Vice Minister of Vulnerable Populations, joined a virtual conversation on the impacts of COVID-19 on Afro-descendant populations.
21 September 2020 | Announcement
Thursday 24 September 2020, 16:00 CET (10:00 EST / NYT); 10:00 a.m. Chile time.
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.
10 September 2020 | News
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, gave a keynote address in the framework of the 7th Session of the UN-GGIM: Americas, where she stressed the importance of integrating statistical and geospatial information in the region.
9 September 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in the 24th Annual CAF Conference, where she urged for driving a transformation to elevate productivity, with innovation but also with equality and sustainability at the center.
27 August 2020 | News
Representatives from the region’s countries concluded today the nineteenth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC.
26 August 2020 | Press Release
A new special report by the UN regional commission suggests a basic basket of Information and Communications Technologies for all households, at an annual cost of less than 1% of GDP.
25 August 2020 | Press Release
The Nineteenth Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas (SCA) was inaugurated today with a call to strengthen the role of national statistical offices in order to tackle the challenges of COVID-19.
24 August 2020 | Press Release
The United Nations organizations launch a report revealing the consequences and measures taken by educational systems in the region in the face of the COVID-19 crisis while offering recommendations for managing the impact, outlining opportunities for learning and innovation.
24 August 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC released today a new edition of its traditional Port Activity Report, which includes additional analysis of COVID-19’s effects on the ports of Latin America and the Caribbean.
24 August 2020 | Announcement
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present the document at a virtual press conference on Wednesday, August 26, from the institution’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
21 August 2020 | Press Release
Ministers, Deputy Ministers and other high-level officials from 15 Latin American countries held a meeting with the Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
20 August 2020 | News
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Antonina Sasieta, Peru’s Minister of Women and Vulnerable Populations, and Harold Robinson, UNFPA’s Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, took part in a virtual conversation on the impacts of COVID-19 on migrants.
19 August 2020 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission, Alicia Bárcena, and the Regional Director of UN Women, María Noel Vaeza, presented a joint document entitled Care in Latin America and the Caribbean during the COVID-19.
13 August 2020 | News
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, made a presentation during a high-level seminar on the challenges that the crisis arising from the coronavirus poses for both parties.
10 August 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated today in the XII session of the Inter-Parliamentary Monitoring Commission of the Pacific Alliance, which was held virtually.
6 August 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s new Special Report COVID-19, released today, emphasizes that deepening regional integration is indispensable for emerging from the crisis.
4 August 2020 | Announcement
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present on Thursday, August 6 a new Special Report COVID-19 that will include estimates regarding the pandemic’s impact on exports, imports and transportation in the region.
4 August 2020 | Press Release
Representatives of ECLAC’s member countries met today at the thirty-fifth session of the Commission’s Committee of the Whole, in which Costa Rica assumed the regional organization’s Presidency Pro Tempore for the next two years.