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27 December 2018 | Briefing note
During a workshop organized by ECLAC in the framework of the EUROCLIMA + programme, experts from various institutions presented their work about disaster risk management and the analysis of climate change vulnerability in municipalities of Colombia.
26 December 2018 | Briefing note
An invitation to travel through the history and the thinking of ECLAC through its documents, publications and multimedia, available in the new Libguide developed by the Hernán Santa Cruz Library
20 December 2018 | Briefing note
The U.S. economic expansion, which is in its tenth year, is approaching record length but not strength. November marked the 113th month of growth for the U.S. economy, and there have been 38 consecutive quarters of growth. This is the second longest expansion on record, only the 1991-2001 expansion is longer, and it is expected to continue into next year and become the longest on record.
20 December 2018 | Briefing note
Increasing the speed of decarbonisation is essential to fulfill climate commitments, remarked the regional commission during the side event organized by the EUROCLIMA + programme on Saturday, December 8 in Poland.
18 December 2018 | Briefing note
The ECLAC Library in Santiago celebrates ten years since it was named in honor of the Chilean diplomat Hernán Santa Cruz
14 December 2018 | Briefing note
Maritime and Logistics Bulletin # 68
12 December 2018 | Briefing note
The recently adopted Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean (“Escazú Agreement”) was highlighted in two events during the 24th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Katowice, Poland.
26 November 2018 | Briefing note
The Escazú Agreement was presented at the side event “Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity and environmental democracy through Human Rights, Nature Rights and the Escazú Agreement” held on 26 November 2018 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, in the framework of the 14th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
19 November 2018 | Briefing note
On the occasion of the XXVI Ibero-American Summit, held in La Antigua (Guatemala) on 15 and 16 November 2018, the Heads of State and Government of Ibero-American countries reaffirmed their commitment with "a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable Ibero-America" and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
15 November 2018 | Briefing note
The Fourth Latin American Dialogue on Agriculture and Climate Change issues will be held until Friday 16, at the headquarters of the United Nations Regional Commission in Santiago, Chile.
12 November 2018 | Briefing note
The Inter-Parliamentary Union and the National Assembly of Suriname organized a Regional Seminar on climate change and disaster risk reduction for Parliaments of the Caribbean on 5 and 6 November 2018 in Paramaribo, Suriname.
9 November 2018 | Briefing note
Representatives from Central America’s Ministries of Finance analyzed implementation of green fiscal instruments in a seminar held in San José, Costa Rica.
12 October 2018 | Briefing note
The XXI Meeting of the Forum of Ministers of Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 9-12 October 2018.
12 July 2018 | Briefing note
The 5th Council of Ministers on Environmental Sustainability and the associated meeting of Senior Technical Officers of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) were held in Brades, Montserrat on 10 and 11 July 2018 under the theme "Building Resilience on the Frontlines of Climate Change.”
6 June 2018 | Briefing note
The objective of the workshop is to train participants in the creation of Redatam databases, therefore, emphasis will be given in the migration to Redatam format from external sources such as DBF, CSPro, SPSS, ASCII. Subsequently, using the Redatam Webserver platform and language a web application will be developed that allows online processing of microdata, thus, achieving the dissemination of information through the Internet.
6 June 2018 | Briefing note
The meeting will take place from 11 and 12 June 2018 in the ECLAC Office in Buenos Aires.