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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”.
30 March 2020 | Briefing note
Since March 19, ECLAC Library has adopted teleworking, due to the Coronavirus.
26 March 2020 | Briefing note
All countries must be able to combine systematic testing, tracing, quarantining and treatment with restrictions on movement and contact – aiming to suppress transmission of the virus. And they have to coordinate the exit strategy to keep it suppressed until a vaccine becomes available.
13 March 2020 | Briefing note
The National Implementation Meeting on the Escazú Agreement took place in Mexico City on 11 and 12 March 2020.
13 March 2020 | Briefing note
In 2019, international bond issuance from Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) increased and bond spreads tightened, but credit quality continued to deteriorate although at a slower pace relative to 2018.
3 March 2020 | Briefing note
The next cycle of webinars will begin on 17 March 2020 with themes related to open access and open science. The 2020 series will also include virtual talks and short interviews with expert presenters.
27 February 2020 | Briefing note
The new libguide was prepared by the Hernán Santa Cruz Library in collaboration with the Statistics Division in the Area of ​​Environment Statistics and Climate Change. The guide provides information resources essential for the preparation of environment statistics for the region.
18 February 2020 | Briefing note
This edition compiles selected indicators concerning population estimates and projections at the national level for 38 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
10 February 2020 | Briefing note
Similar to other REDATAM applications, that for the Montserrat census provides basic tabulations such as frequency tables and cross-tabulations as well as thematic indicators for census topics such as education, employment, health, disability and housing. These indicators are all available for output in the form of tables, graphs or maps.
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.
23 December 2019 | Briefing note
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