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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.
27 July 2020 | Announcement
A new report will be launched virtually on Thursday, July 30, in a simultaneous press conference by ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and the Director of PAHO, Carissa Etienne.
23 de July de 2020 | News
Secretaria Ejecutiva del organismo de las Naciones Unidas, Alicia Bárcena, participó en el IX Encuentro del Triángulo Estratégico América Latina-Europa-África, organizado por el Instituto para la Promoción de América Latina y el Caribe (IPDAL), de Portugal.
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.
9 July 2020 | Statement
Message by the United Nations' Secretary-General, António Guterres, for the launch of policy brief on the impact of COVID-19 on Latin America and the Caribbean.
25 June 2020 | News
In May 2020, this web tool created to support the region’s countries was among the 10 most viewed pages on ECLAC’s website, with more than 40,000 visits.
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.
5 June 2020 | Press Release
At a virtual meeting of parliamentarians from throughout the region, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary stressed the importance of having more efficient and open legislative bodies to tackle the crisis related to the COVID-19 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.
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.
2 April 2020 | Announcement
The UN regional commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will hold a virtual press conference on Friday, April 3, from the organization’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
17 June 2019 | News
Over its 21 years in existence, this bulletin has become a key instrument for communicating ECLAC’s ideas regarding the development of Latin America and the Caribbean.
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.
2 de April de 2019 | News
En una declaración pública, la Secretaria Ejecutiva del organismo regional, Alicia Bárcena, destacó la coincidencia de visiones existente entre la iniciativa y la propuesta fiscal de la CEPAL.
29 March 2019 | Announcement
The gathering will take place on April 22-26 at the central headquarters of the United Nations regional organization in Santiago, Chile.
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.
14 de August de 2017 | Press Release
Principal publicación académica del organismo incluye además artículos sobre el impacto del salario mínimo en México y el destino de los desempleados en Venezuela, entre otros temas.
27 April 2017 | Press Release
On the second day of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, government representatives presented their experiences regarding voluntary national reviews to achieve the worldwide initiative’s objectives.