22 July 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated today in the book launch of The future of work: Trade unions in transformation, published by the Bureau for Workers’ Activities of the International Labour Organization (ILO).
15 July 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC updated its growth projections for Latin American and Caribbean countries today. It underscores that both the external and domestic shocks have been stronger than what was foreseen last April, which led to a downward revision of the figures.
14 July 2020 | Announcement
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15, a new Special Report COVID-19 that will include revised forecasts on employment, poverty and inequality levels in the region in 2020.
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.
11 June 2020 | Press Release
An analysis by ECLAC and ILO highlights that the impacts of the pandemic could be the cause of more than 300,000 children and adolescents being obliged to work. This analysis considers it imperative to adopt measures to tackle this situation.
9 June 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a high-level international event on inequalities and the informal economy during and after the pandemic.
21 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC and the ILO presented a new joint publication in which they analyze labour challenges in the wake of the pandemic. The organizations indicate that the crisis will likely cause 11.5 million more people to be unemployed in Latin America and the Caribbean.
20 May 2020 | Announcement
A new joint report will be presented virtually tomorrow, Thursday, May 21, at a simultaneous press conference by ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and the ILO’s Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Vinícius Pinheiro.
22 April 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a webinar organized by the Carolina Foundation of Spain, on multilateral action in Ibero-America in the face of the epidemic.
21 April 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC released new growth projections for Latin American and Caribbean countries. It underscores that in the medium term, this crisis will provoke structural changes in the organization of production, international trade, and the current globalization model.
20 de April de 2020 | Press Release
Principal publicación académica del organismo incluye además artículos sobre determinantes de la productividad laboral en México, un enfoque regional para estudiar la diversidad industrial en Argentina y la anatomía de la clase media brasileña, entre otros temas.
19 de December de 2019 | Press Release
Principal publicación académica del organismo incluye además artículos sobre precariedad laboral en Chile, disparidades fiscales regionales en Uruguay y una exploración empírica de la calidad de vida del adulto mayor, entre otros temas.
28 October 2019 | Press Release
A new joint ECLAC-ILO publication indicates that women’s access to paid activities is essential for achieving the 2030 Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goals.
15 May 2019 | Press Release
A new joint ECLAC-ILO publication analyzes aspects of fulfillment of the 2030 Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goal No. 8 (on decent work and economic growth).
22 de April de 2019 | News
Autoridades y expertos de OIT, CEPAL y PNUD analizaron los desafíos laborales para América Latina y el Caribe, en un evento paralelo al Foro de los Países sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible.
3 de April de 2019 | News
Seminario sobre el tema fue inaugurado en Santiago, Chile, por altos representantes del organismo de las Naciones Unidas y de la agencia de cooperación alemana GIZ.
13 March 2019 | News
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Erland Skutlaberg from the Norwegian Embassy in Chile, and Juan Manuel Santa Cruz, the National Director of SENCE Chile, inaugurated a seminar in Santiago, Chile.
11 de March de 2019 | Announcement
Los días 13 y 14 de marzo se realizará en la sede de la CEPAL en Santiago, Chile, un seminario internacional organizado en conjunto con el Gobierno de Noruega.
23 October 2018 | Press Release
In a joint publication, the organizations forecast, for example, that the transition toward energy sustainability would create more than one million jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030.
22 May 2018 | Press Release
In a new joint publication, the United Nations organizations indicate that the lack of retirement income forces many men and women over 60 in the region to remain active in the labor market.