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25 January 2021 | Press Release
COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the region, exacerbating deep-rooted inequalities and pushing millions into poverty.
22 January 2021 | Press Release
In a new annual report, ECLAC estimates that the value of regional exports fell -13% in 2020 and calls for deepening regional integration to drive the recovery, as well as to reduce gender inequalities in trade.
13 January 2021 | Press Release
Government authorities and international officials participated in the Fourth Meeting of the Presiding Officers of ECLAC’s Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, in the framework of the XII Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized jointly with UNDP.
12 January 2021 | Press Release
The XII Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, co-organized by UNDP, ECLAC and the Government of Colombia, includes the Fourth Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, a subsidiary body of the Commission.
11 January 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary delivered a keynote lecture at a seminar inaugurating the 21st edition of the School of Latin American Development Studies.
16 December 2020 | Press Release
In its Preliminary Overview of the Economies of the region, ECLAC forecasts an average contraction of -7.7% for 2020 – the largest in 120 years – and a rebound of 3.7% in 2021.
15 December 2020 | Press Release
The document produced jointly by ECLAC, UNICEF and the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, recommends concrete actions for addressing violence against children and adolescents within the framework of the response to the COVID-19 crisis.
10 December 2020 | Press Release
A high-level event on the occasion of International Human Rights Day, held in the framework of the Second Meeting of the Signatory Countries to the Agreement, brought together Epsy Campbell (Costa Rica), Michelle Bachelet (OHCHR), Alicia Bárcena (ECLAC), Mary Robinson (The Elders) and Martha Delgado (Mexico), among other prominent figures.
9 December 2020 | Press Release
The second meeting of the signatory countries to Latin America and the Caribbean’s first environmental treaty is being held virtually on December 9-10, under the auspices of the Government of Antigua and Barbuda.
8 December 2020 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, participated in the III Annual Meeting of the Comprehensive Regional Protection and Solutions Framework (MIRPS) on forced displacement, which was held virtually.
7 December 2020 | Press Release
They call for a dialogue between health, science, technology, and industry to promote policies that increase access to these products and strengthen technological development and regional production, according to health needs.
4 December 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in one of the OECD’s high-level DEV Talks on integration and its drivers and constraints.
2 December 2020 | Press Release
The structural problems of Latin American and Caribbean economies and new international scenarios make it essential for FDI to contribute to driving development with equality and environmental sustainability in the region, ECLAC says in its annual report on this topic.
26 November 2020 | Press Release
Today the VII Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized virtually by ECLAC and the Government of Ecuador, came to a close.
26 November 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a seminar organized by the regional commission in conjunction with the Latin American Reserve Fund (FLAR).
24 November 2020 | Press Release
The strategy to urgently tackle this veritable “shadow pandemic” should be based on four pillars: funding, prevention, response and data collection.
24 November 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke at a high-level political event held in the framework of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which is being commemorated this Wednesday, November 25.
23 November 2020 | Press Release
The President of Ecuador, Lenín Moreno, and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, led the inauguration of the VII Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean, which is being held through Thursday.
19 November 2020 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the United Nations organization, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a webinar entitled “Latin America: Church, Pope Francis and pandemic-related scenarios,” organized by the papal headquarters.
12 November 2020 | Press Release
Today, senior authorities from Latin American and Caribbean countries held the twenty-eighth meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Council for Planning of ECLAC’s Latin American and Caribbean Institute for Economic and Social Planning (ILPES).