16 December 2020 | Press Release
In its Preliminary Overview of the Economies of the region, ECLAC forecasts an average contraction of -7.7% for 2020 – the largest in 120 years – and a rebound of 3.7% in 2021.
11 December 2020 | Announcement
The annual report “Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020” will be released during a virtual press conference offered by the United Nations organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, on Wednesday, December 16.
10 November 2020 | Press Release
In a new joint publication, these two United Nations organizations stress that to emerge from the crisis, active macro policies are needed along with sectoral policies that would promote sustainable development with employment.
6 October 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC launched its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020, an annual report in which it reaffirms that international cooperation, through better distribution of global liquidity, must underpin the expansion of policy space in the region.
1 October 2020 | Announcement
The organization’s main annual economic report will be unveiled during a virtual press conference by the Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, on Tuesday, October 6.
31 de August de 2020 | Press Release
Principal publicación académica del organismo incluye además artículos sobre política fiscal, industria manufacturera en México y la técnica de programación cepalina y los economistas en Argentina a mediados del siglo XX, entre otros temas.
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.
8 July 2020 | Press Release
In a special session of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Small Island Developing States, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, called for urgently providing concessional funds to address these countries’ vulnerabilities, regardless of their per capita income.
6 July 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC launched its annual report, Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020, in which it analyzes the region’s countries’ fiscal response to the human and economic crisis prompted by the coronavirus disease.
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.
9 April 2020 | Press Release
Full copy of the report at: http://bit.ly/fsdr2020.
2 March 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke at a CAF seminar on the challenges of growth in Latin America.
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.
12 December 2019 | Press Release
According to a new annual report by the United Nations regional organization, the region will grow 0.1% in 2019 and 1.3% in 2020.
9 December 2019 | News
A study by ECLAC’s office in Montevideo simulates distinct scenarios for growth in the market share of this kind of vehicle, and estimates their impact on national and subnational tax revenue.
10 de September de 2019 | News
Nueva publicación conjunta CEPAL-OXFAM recalca que los países de América Latina y el Caribe deben avanzar hacia regímenes tributarios que sean atractivos para la inversión y al mismo tiempo aseguren recursos para alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible.
31 July 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC presents its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighting the importance of expanding fiscal space and reorienting investment, productivity and monetary policies to spur the economies of countries in the region.
9 July 2019 | Press Release
On the first day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2019, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, speaking on behalf of the five United Nations regional commissions, gave an account of the progress made toward meeting the SDGs and called for putting equality at the center.
27 June 2019 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, reiterated the importance of reducing the high level of tax evasion and illicit financial flows, upon presenting the “Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019” in Washington.
11 April 2019 | Press Release
More than 60 international organizations led by the United Nations released the Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2019.