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.
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).
13 July 2020 | Press Release
In the framework of the OECD-LAC Virtual Social Inclusion Ministerial Summit, Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, called for promoting universal, redistributive and solidarity-based social policies to confront the crisis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
13 May 2015 | Press Release
ECLAC and ILO forecast that unemployment will reach 6.2% this year, due to an unencouraging economic outlook.
3 de July de 2014 | Press Release
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL intervino en un foro de alto nivel junto a representantes de las comisiones regionales de Naciones Unidas.
1 de July de 2014 | Press Release
Secretaria Ejecutiva del organismo, Alicia Bárcena, remarcó la necesidad de buscar complementariedades entre ambas regiones.
3 de June de 2014 | Press Release
La Secretaria Ejecutiva del organismo regional de Naciones Unidas, Alicia Bárcena, participó en la inauguración de un foro internacional en México.
22 de May de 2014 | Press Release
Organismos de Naciones Unidas analizan también el aporte de los programas de transferencias condicionadas a la reducción de la pobreza.
19 de May de 2014 | Op-ed
Columna de opinión de Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL (Mayo 2014)