10 September 2020 | Press Release
Authorities from more than 25 countries met with ECLAC and other multilateral organizations at the Caribbean Development Roundtable and the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee.
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.
4 August 2020 | Press Release
Representatives of ECLAC’s member countries met today at the thirty-fifth session of the Commission’s Committee of the Whole, in which Costa Rica assumed the regional organization’s Presidency Pro Tempore for the next two years.
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.
23 July 2020 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission, participated today in a conference organized by CELAC and FAO’s regional office for Latin America and the Caribbean.
22 July 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary highlighted the positive effects of equality for a better recovery in the wake of the pandemic, during a high-level event organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
30 June 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a high-level virtual meeting on “Trends, Options and Strategies in Poverty Eradication Across the World,” an event that marked the inauguration of the United Nations’ Alliance for Poverty Eradication.
11 June 2020 | Press Release
The UN Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, spoke along with Luis Carranza, Joseph Stiglitz, Ángel Gurría and Enrique Iglesias in the framework of CAF’s commemoration.
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.
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.
28 May 2020 | Press Release
At a special meeting convened by Mexico in its capacity as Pro Tempore Chair of CELAC, the Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, submitted a detailed report on the region’s situation to the countries along with recommendations to support the post-pandemic recovery.