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3 August 2020 | Briefing note
In his July 2020 brief analyzing the impact of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean and containing policy options and recommendations to face this situation, the United Nations Secretary-General indicates that the Escazú Agreement is “a valuable tool to seek people-centred solutions grounded in nature.”
27 July 2020 | Briefing note
We mark four years since the library renovation. During mandated telework as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, we reflect on how revered this space has become.
3 July 2020 | Briefing note
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30 June 2020 | Briefing note
Iryna Kuchma, member of the OpenAire task group about open access publishing models, in Cycle of Webinar on Open Science organized by ECLAC Library.
10 June 2020 | Briefing note
Six United Nations agencies call on governments to ensure smooth transit and transport for their landlocked neighbours during and after #COVID19.
3 June 2020 | Briefing note
The ECLAC Library introduces Libchat: a new way for you to communicate with us.
30 May 2020 | Briefing note
On April 30, the Fourth Nexus Regional Virtual Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean was held with more than 170 participants, representing 23 countries and more than 70 institutions.
28 May 2020 | Briefing note
ECLAC with the other four UN regional commissions and UNCTAD join forces to help developing countries tackle trade and transport challenges from the coronavirus pandemic
27 May 2020 | Briefing note
The spread of the coronavirus, together with a precipitous fall in commodity prices, changed the region’s financial landscape in the first quarter of 2020.
6 May 2020 | Briefing note
5 May 2020 | Briefing note
In April 2020, two informative sessions were held to advance discussion on the matters to be addressed at the first Conference of the Parties, as established in articles 15 and 18 of the Escazú Agreement.
27 April 2020 | Briefing note
Paul Ayris suggests that Open Science can present blueprints for universities and research organisations in the twenty-first century.
23 April 2020 | Briefing note
The U.S. economy grew 2.3% in 2019; a recession is expected in 2020.
5 April 2020 | Briefing note
The observatory is a joint effort of the Regional Commissions of the United Nations, to gather all the updated information on the limitations of the border crossing both in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, and in the rest of the world due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
3 April 2020 | Briefing note
Due the health contingency we face today because of COVID-19 we have redesigned the workshop and changed the traditional teaching modality to a completely virtual one, from Tuesday 5 to Wednesday May 13, 2020. The virtual modality implies changes in the teaching methodology, that is how this new 7-day course will be only three hours per day at a time that will accommodate all the participants. This course focus on the processing of population and housing censuses, using Redatam, in order to learn the software and explore the potential of censuses to obtain specific indicators for monitoring the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.
31 March 2020 | Briefing note
The UN chief launched on Tuesday a new plan to counter the potentially devastating socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, calling on everyone to “act together to lessen the blow to people”.