11 February 2020 | News
The rise of exports in the agro-processing sector unlocks exciting opportunities for economic diversification in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). This, according to the latest policy brief published by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), entitled `Policy actions to facilitate upgrading of the agricultural sector in Trinidad and Tobago’.
31 January 2020 | News
The innovative use of information and communication technology (ICT) tools is facilitating access to central government resources for people living in remote locations across the Caribbean.
22 January 2020 | News
A new policy brief from ECLAC Caribbean highlights areas of consideration for policy makers to ensure that official statistics produced by Caribbean countries are of the highest quality and in conformity with international standards.
25 November 2019 | News
Street harassment is a commonplace experience for women and girls in Trinidad and Tobago. Statistics do not exist on its prevalence, but women and girls report that it is a daily experience which is tolerated as a social norm.
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.
4 October 2019 | News
Experts agree that ICT and knowledge management are valuable tools to support sustainable growth and the delivery of public services in multi-island settings.
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.
23 September 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary met with the Prime Ministers of Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the framework of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly being held in New York.
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.
25 July 2019 | News
Regional technicians gathered for an expert group meeting (EGM) hosted by ECLAC Caribbean to discuss intense rainfall, storm surges and hurricanes which have resulted in an increased number of flooding events in the Caribbean over recent times.
18 June 2019 | News
Government officials and experts from across the Caribbean participated in the event held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
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.’
19 March 2019 | News
ECLAC supports countries in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of their disaster risk management (DRM) strategies, with a view to understanding how these can interact and integrate with other planning and development policies and instruments.