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 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, participated today in the LVI Ordinary Meeting of MERCOSUR’s Common Market Council.
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.
26 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated on Tuesday, May 26, in a series of events on the pandemic’s economic, social and environmental effects in the region.
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.
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.
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.
17 June 2019 | News
The course drew the participation of officials from the offices of planning and evaluation of the Ministries of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries, Economy and Finance, Social Development and the Planning and Budget Office.
14 May 2019 | News
The organization’s Deputy Executive Secretary, Mario Cimoli, made a presentation on a high-level panel convened by the President of the UN General Assembly, in New York.
29 August 2018 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, presented the document “The Inefficiency of Inequality” during a keynote speech made at UNAM, in Mexico City.
29 May 2018 | Press Release
During a visit to Paris, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in the International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean and in the OECD Forum 2018, among other events.
10 May 2018 | Press Release
Authorities spotlighted the proposal laid out in ECLAC’s document “The Inefficiency of Inequality,” which was presented today in Cuba by the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
6 May 2018 | Press Release
In the framework of its 37th session to be held in Cuba, ECLAC will present a new institutional document with its development proposal for the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
4 May 2018 | News
The invitation is to watch the live broadcast and to participate on the debates on social networks using hashtags #igualdadALC and #equalityLAC.
3 May 2018 | Announcement
The UN regional commission’s most important biennial meeting will take place in Cuba.
2 May 2018 | Infographic
In 2018, ECLAC will hold its 37th session in Cuba, in which representatives from its 46 member-States and 13 associate members will debate the main challenges for implementing the 2030 Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean.
14 de August de 2017 | Fact sheet
Resumen del artículo publicado en Revista CEPAL N° 122, agosto de 2017. Autoras: Beatrice Avolio y Giovanna Di Laura.
17 de April de 2017 | Press Release
Ejemplar de abril de 2017 incluye artículos sobre la evaluación de desastres en América Latina, la pobreza en Nicaragua y la innovación y productividad en Perú, entre otros temas.