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.
20 de July de 2020 | News
El número 110 de las Notas de Población, la revista de Carmen Miró, está disponible para su descarga gratuita en el sitio web de la comisión regional de las Naciones Unidas.
20 July 2020 | News
A new document by ECLAC indicates that the decline in this sector could lead to a drop in GDP growth of 8 and 1 percentage points, respectively, in the Caribbean and Latin America.
15 July 2020 | Press Release
Rodrigo Malmierca, Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of Cuba, in his capacity as chair of ECLAC’s Committee of the Whole, spoke today during a segment on “Regional Forums: Key Messages,” held in the framework of the High-level Political Forum 2020.
15 de July de 2020 | News
En evento especial del Foro Político de Alto Nivel, Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL, resaltó la importancia de integrar la experiencia que las cinco Comisiones Económicas de la ONU tienen sobre economía, contextos sociales y medioambiente, y colocarla en primer plano a través de sus portales.
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 de July de 2020 | News
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL participó hoy en el evento virtual Acción Local para Compromisos Globales sobre la respuesta y recuperación inclusiva, resiliente y verde a la crisis del COVID-19 a nivel local, paralelo al Foro Político de Alto Nivel 2020.
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.
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 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary called on countries to promote an Environmental Big Push in the wake of COVID-19, where the economy, employment and sustainability go together, during an event organized by the OECD.
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 de July de 2020 | News
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL participó hoy en un evento que abordó la perspectiva feminista del Foro Político de Alto Nivel sobre Desarrollo Sostenible 2020, donde instó a los sectores económicos a ver a las mujeres como sujetos del desarrollo y como parte clave en la elaboración de las políticas públicas.
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.
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.
7 July 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in an event entitled “Sharing Economic Benefits: Social Protection as a tool for Building Back Better after COVID-19,” held on the sidelines of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2020.
7 July 2020 | Infographic
The path ahead – resignation or action?
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.
3 July 2020 | Speech
Statement by Ms. Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
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.