8 April 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, along with María-Noel Vaeza, Regional Director for UN Women, participated in a virtual informational meeting with ministers and authorities from the Machineries for Women’s Advancement in Latin America and the Caribbean, under Chile’s leadership.
7 April 2020 | Press Release
The 2019 edition of the Commission’s annual report presents a select set of indicators on the social, economic and environmental situation in Latin American and Caribbean countries.
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 de April de 2020 | News
CEPAL y OIT convocaron a las Oficinas Nacionales de Estadísticas de América Latina y el Caribe a diversas videoconferencias en las que abordaron la problemática y posibles soluciones.
2 April 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a virtual meeting on the role of Latin America and the Caribbean’s Social Development Ministries in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was organized by Mexico’s Secretariat of Welfare and the UN Regional Commission.
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.
31 March 2020 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC Executive Secretary.
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.
16 de March de 2020 | Announcement
La publicación es editada por el Centro Latinoamericano y Caribeño de Demografía (CELADE)-División de Población del organismo regional de las Naciones Unidas.
13 de March de 2020 | News
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL participó en la inauguración de la primera Conferencia sobre Evidencia Científica y Políticas Públicas, Cambio Climático en América Latina y el Caribe, que se realizó en Santiago, Chile.
13 March 2020 | News
A study by the organization’s office in Montevideo analyzes the instruments utilized by Latin American and Caribbean countries, with a deeper focus on the case of Uruguay.
12 March 2020 | News
The organization’s office in that country held three events to promote knowledge and territorial dialogue. One of the challenges of the project was to find good ways of strengthening rural-urban ties to generate more inclusive development.
11 March 2020 | Press Release
In the framework of the Concausa 2030 initiative, organized by ECLAC, UNICEF and América Solidaria, some 50 adolescents from 16 Latin American and Caribbean countries unveiled their proposals today in Santiago, Chile.
9 March 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary led a discussion today in the context of the commemoration of International Women’s Day, addressing the challenges that the commission faces with regard to implementation of the Santiago Commitment.
9 de March de 2020 | Announcement
El seminario, que se enmarca dentro de la iniciativa Concausa, organizada por la CEPAL, América Solidaria y UNICEF, se realizará el miércoles 11 de marzo en la sede central de la comisión regional de las Naciones Unidas en Santiago, Chile.
8 March 2020 | Statement
Message by the United Nations' Secretary-General, António Guterres.
5 de March de 2020 | News
La Secretaria Ejecutiva del organismo regional, Alicia Bárcena, envió una carta en la que manifestó su cariño y solidaridad con la familia del destacado diplomático peruano.
4 March 2020 | Press Release
Latin America and the Caribbean’s first environmental treaty has already been signed by 22 countries in the region, and it is expected to enter into force soon.