19 March 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, warned that the region’s economies will suffer the pandemic’s negative consequences via numerous channels.
19 March 2020 | News
In 2019, international bond issuance from the region increased and bond spreads tightened. Credit quality continued to deteriorate, however, although at a slower pace relative to 2018.
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.
2 March 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke at a CAF seminar on the challenges of growth in Latin America.
19 February 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in Mexico City in a gathering with businesspeople focused on the debates at the World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland).
11 February 2020 | News
The rise of exports in the agro-processing sector unlocks exciting opportunities for economic diversification in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). This, according to the latest policy brief published by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), entitled `Policy actions to facilitate upgrading of the agricultural sector in Trinidad and Tobago’.
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.
9 December 2019 | News
Since 2011, Colombian FDI has surpassed the amount of Mexican investments accumulated in the region.
5 December 2019 | Announcement
The Commission’s last report of the year will be unveiled in Chile in a press conference by its Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, on Thursday, December 12.
11 November 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC updated its growth projections for the countries of the region.
28 October 2019 | Press Release
A new joint ECLAC-ILO publication indicates that women’s access to paid activities is essential for achieving the 2030 Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goals.
27 September 2019 | Press Release
Representatives of the four governments convened a high-level meeting today at United Nations headquarters in New York to discuss the Plan and challenges to its implementation
27 September 2019 | News
The Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional commission, Alicia Bárcena, participated in the event to launch the initiative on August 27 in Montevideo.
24 September 2019 | News
Policy makers and regional experts gathered for a two-day workshop hosted by ECLAC subregional headquarters for the Caribbean, on 17-18 September 2019.
23 September 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary met with the Prime Ministers of Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the framework of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly being held in New York.
13 de September de 2019 | News
La Secretaria Ejecutiva del organismo regional de las Naciones Unidas, Alicia Bárcena, se reunió en San Salvador con diversas autoridades del país centroamericano.
12 de September de 2019 | Press Release
En el marco de una visita oficial, Alicia Bárcena se reunió con el Presidente del país, Jimmy Morales, y el Presidente electo para 2020-2024, Alejandro Giammattei, entre otras autoridades.
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.