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10 July 2019 | Briefing note
In the first quarter of 2019 the U.S. economy grew at an above-trend annualized rate of 3.1%
2 July 2019 | Briefing note
In June 2019, the ECLAC Library in Santiago resumed its series of mini workshops, as webinars, on Research Data Management, Open Science and related topics.
26 June 2019 | Briefing note
On 31 May, fourteen experts, including noted Chilean architects and officials of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, participated in an "edit-a-thon".
24 June 2019 | Briefing note
The “I am a Youth of a Small Island” international competition is being organised by the United Nations (UN) Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), and other UN Partners to mark the mid-term review of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA Pathway).
17 June 2019 | Briefing note
The CELADE - Population Division of ECLAC, together with the United Nations Population Division (UNPD), made available today to all its users the 2019 revision of the World Population Prospects (WPP 2019), that has national level population estimates and projections of countries worldwide
22 May 2019 | Briefing note
The 6th Council of Ministers of Environmental Sustainability of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), was held in Fort-de-France, Martinique, between 15 and 17 May 2019, under the theme “Towards a Sustainable Caribbean Society: Reinforcing Strategic and Durable Partnerships for Advancing Sustainable Development in the Eastern Caribbean.”
17 May 2019 | Briefing note
At the Second Uruguayan Congress of Environmental Law, organized by the National Directorate of Environment (DINAMA) of the Ministry of Housing, Land Planning and Environment, the Center for Environmental Law (CDA-Uruguay) of the Faculty of Law (University of the Republic), and the Commission on Environmental Law of the Bar Association of Uruguay, was held in Montevideo on 14 and 15 May 2019.
15 May 2019 | Briefing note
CELADE is pleased to invite all Redatam users to the 2019 training workshop to be held in Santiago, Chile from August 19th through 30th, 2019
8 May 2019 | Briefing note
The U.S. debt burden became heavier as a result of the unprecedented policy response to the global financial crisis and economic recession, and it has continued to grow.
26 April 2019 | Briefing note
The Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean (“Escazú Agreement”) was highlighted on numerous occasions during the Third Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, held at ECLAC headquarters in Santiago from 24 to 26 April 2019.
26 April 2019 | Briefing note
The plenary of the Andean Parliament, in its Ordinary Session held between 23 and 25 April 2019, adopted the declaration “for the signature and ratification of the Escazú agreement by the countries of the Andean Parliament.”
2 April 2019 | Briefing note
New edition analyses 31 countries and 118 ports and port zones of the region
1 April 2019 | Briefing note
In its capacity as technical secretariat of the Escazú Agreement, ECLAC participated in the "Regional expert meeting on emerging human rights and planetary human responsibilities" and the "Regional symposium on planetary human responsibilities in the context of the climate crisis: contributions for the global debate on the rights of future generations in the international system", that took place in Cusco (Peru) between 27 and 28 March 2019.
28 March 2019 | Briefing note
Unique access to the digital and physical collections of Santiago, Mexico and Port of Spain, and also New York and Geneva
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.
20 March 2019 | Briefing note
In its 40th Session, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted without a vote Resolution A/HRC/40/L.22/Rev.1 “Recognizing the contribution of environmental human rights defenders to the enjoyment of human rights, environmental protection and sustainable development."
14 March 2019 | Briefing note
An Open Educational Resource Translated into Spanish
8 March 2019 | Briefing note
We also want to inform that the deadline for registration has been extended until March 20th.
6 March 2019 | Briefing note
This report seeks to give an account of progress in the implementation of the priority measures of the Montevideo Consensus on Population and Development in the region, as well as the differences between countries in terms of the degree of implementation. By highlighting relevant national experiences, it also seeks to facilitate the exchange of good practices among countries so that they can benefit from each other in their efforts to advance the implementation of the actions of the Montevideo Consensus.