21 September 2020 | Announcement
Thursday 24 September 2020, 16:00 CET (10:00 EST / NYT); 10:00 a.m. Chile time.
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.
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.
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.
30 July 2020 | Press Release
New joint report states that economic recovery will only be possible by flattening the curve of contagion. It proposes three phases to control the pandemic, reactivate the economy with protection, and rebuild in an inclusive and sustainable way.
22 July 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary highlighted the positive effects of equality for a better recovery in the wake of the pandemic, during a high-level event organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
13 July 2020 | Press Release
In the framework of the OECD-LAC Virtual Social Inclusion Ministerial Summit, Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, called for promoting universal, redistributive and solidarity-based social policies to confront the crisis.
10 July 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a side event at the United Nations High-level Political Forum on COVID-19’s socioeconomic impacts in the region and policy responses for building back better.
2 July 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC released a new Special Report COVID-19, in which it offers proposals for confronting the effects of the crisis on businesses and production sectors. The organization estimates that 2.7 million companies will close, most of them microenterprises, which would entail the loss of 8.5 million jobs.
1 July 2020 | Announcement
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present the document at a virtual press conference tomorrow, Thursday, July 2, from the institution’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
30 June 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a high-level virtual meeting on “Trends, Options and Strategies in Poverty Eradication Across the World,” an event that marked the inauguration of the United Nations’ Alliance for Poverty Eradication.
7 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, held a virtual meeting with ministers and senior officials from ministries and bodies in charge of science and technology from 15 of the region’s countries.
29 April 2020 | Press Release
Caribbean Heads of State and Finance Ministers met with ECLAC’s Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena, to analyze debt relief proposals and other measures to fight the effects of the pandemic.
27 April 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in an EU-LAC Foundation webinar, urging for a “new green deal” to be forged with Europe for a more democratic, less unequal and more sustainable world.
3 April 2020 | Press Release
A new report by ECLAC warns that the crisis unleashed by the coronavirus illness could lead to a contraction of at least -1.8% in Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP in 2020.
31 March 2020 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC Executive Secretary.
18 March 2020 | News
A new publication edited by ECLAC-Mexico stresses the need for policies that foster a structural change in activities in the rural setting.
2 March 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke at a CAF seminar on the challenges of growth in Latin America.
19 February 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in Mexico City in a gathering with businesspeople focused on the debates at the World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland).
10 February 2020 | Announcement
The education program will run from July 13 – September 4, 2020 at the United Nations regional organization’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.