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1 August 2020 | Briefing note
On August 1st, 2020, the First Issue of the Natural Resources Bulletin in Latin America and the Caribbean was published, which was prepared by ECLAC's Natural Resources Division and whose objective is to disseminate progress in governance, policies, management and the use of natural resources and associated basic and ecosystem services in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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.
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.
28 January 2020 | Briefing note
CELADE invites all Redatam users to a new course/workshop to be held between April 20 and 24, 2020, in Santiago, Chile. On this occasion, the course will focus on the processing and analysis of population and housing censuses databases, using Redatam, to obtain specific indicators for the follow-up of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals- SDG. In turn, like the year 2019, the course will be offered in two modalities of participation: Face-to-face in the ECLAC classrooms and Simultaneous Streaming/Webex via the internet.
8 October 2019 | Briefing note
In the framework of the efforts to strengthen geospatial information management in the region, representatives of this Commission will attend these meetings that will be held in Mexico City, from 9–11 October 2019.
26 March 2019 | Briefing note
In its annual publication “Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019,” ECLAC highlights the role of tax policy in fulfilling the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The second publication, The Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO) analyses issues related to sustainable and inclusive development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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.
6 June 2018 | Briefing note
The meeting will take place from 11 and 12 June 2018 in the ECLAC Office in Buenos Aires.
21 May 2018 | Briefing note
'Santiago Declaration' is the most significant proposal of the event organized last April by the Hernán Santa Cruz Library and IFLA, in the framework of the Second Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Development Sustainable. We invite library associations, and civil society of the region to be part of this consultation process in preparation for the HLPF 2019.
18 May 2018 | Briefing note
Draft Declaration in consultation process until August 1st. 2018 in preparation for the High Level Political Forum 2019.
5 October 2017 | Briefing note
On 19 September 2017, in the framework of the general debate of the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations, the President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, informed the plenary of the progress made in the negotiation of the regional agreement on access to information, public participation and access to justice in environmental matters in Latin America and the Caribbean.
19 July 2017 | Briefing note
Maritime and Logistics Bulletin 65
28 April 2017 | Briefing note
At the Forum of Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development being held in Mexico City, from 26 to 28 April 2017, the Vice-Minister of Environment of Costa Rica, Patricia Madrigal, presented the developments of the negotiation process and highlighted its impacts on environmental governance and the protection of human rights.
26 December 2016 | Briefing note
Outcome of Natural Resources and Infrastructure week, held on ECLAC from November 7th and 11th of 2016
1 November 2016 | Briefing note
The document Equality and women’s autonomy in the sustainable development agenda, was recently prepared by ECLAC.
19 October 2016 | Briefing note
The Survey asserts that the rights of access to information, participation and justice are key to tackle inequalities and build climate change resilience strategies. These rights not only ensure that the environmental problems affecting disadvantaged groups and vulnerable communities are adequately addressed but also that policy decisions take into consideration the needs of those groups.
30 September 2016 | Briefing note
In his last report submitted to the United Nations General Assembly, dated 3 August 2016 (A/71/281), the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders refers to the dangers faced by the defenders to a safe and healthy environment. In view of the situation in the region, the Special Rapporteur urges negotiating parties in Latin America and the Caribbean to expedite the conclusion of the regional agreement on Principle 10.
30 September 2016 | Briefing note
In the framework of the celebrations of the first International Day for Universal Access to Information in Latin America, held in Asunción (Paraguay) on 28 September 2016 under the motto "Access to public information: More citizenship, more democracy, more development", ECLAC took part in the Panel "The right to information in the 21st century. Developments in public policies on access to information in Latin America and the world".
9 June 2016 | Briefing note
In the framework of the 21st Brazilian Congress on Environmental Law “Planeta Verde”, held in Sao Paulo from 4 to 8 June 2016, ECLAC participated in a Round Table on Principle 10 entitled "Proposal of Regional Convention and Case Law.”