New joint report states that economic recovery will only be possible by flattening the curve of contagion. It proposes three phases to control the pandemic, reactivate the economy with protection, and rebuild in an inclusive and sustainable way.
The virtual seminar sought raise awareness on the Escazú Agreement and its synergies with the 2030 Agenda and other international processes, examine the role of the Judiciary in the implementation of environmental access rights and environmental protection and review the national and regional frameworks and judicial developments in the context of the Regional Agreement’s ratification process.
The virtual seminar sought to provide a general overview of the Escazú Agreement and its synergies with the 2030 Agenda and multilateral environmental agreements, as well as exchange views with the members of the National Workers Union in Saint Lucia to support the ratification process of the Escazú Agreement.
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated today in the book launch of The future of work: Trade unions in transformation, published by the Bureau for Workers’ Activities of the International Labour Organization (ILO).
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary highlighted the positive effects of equality for a better recovery in the wake of the pandemic, during a high-level event organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
With over 110 editions and over 1,000 articles published in Spanish and English (as well as special issues in French, Portuguese and Mandarin), the CEPAL Review is the main academic publication of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
According to an ECLAC study, all of the region’s countries more than doubled their energy consumption in the transport sector between 1990 and 2010. There is therefore an urgent need for a new approach to design suitable policies that prioritize energy efficiency.