Joint report by OECD, ECLAC, IADB and CIAT was launched during the 29th Regional Seminar on Fiscal Policy.
Officials attending an ECLAC seminar acknowledged that the current complex economic and political context requires greater efficiency and transparency in government spending.
CELADE in its role of Technical Secretariat of the SCA-ECLAC Census Working Group will participate in the Sixteenth Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC to be held from April 3 to 6.
New report from ECLAC highlights significant divergences in fiscal dynamics between subregions of Latin America and the Caribbean.
A legal instrument is expected on rights of access to environmental information, participation and justice for 2017.
This mechanism will be convened annually to analyze implementation of the 2030 Agenda in the region.
The Director of the Gender Affairs Division, María Nieves Rico, is attending the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) in New York City.
The traditional event will be held on March 23-24, 2017 in Santiago, Chile, and will be attended by finance ministers and undersecretaries and other authorities from countries in the region.
The meeting will be held March 20-24, 2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in the Brazilian capital.
Esteban Pérez-Caldentey, Chief of the Financing for Development Unit at ECLAC, analyzes the importance of financial inclusion of SMEs in an interview organized by ONE (The National Entrepreneur Observatory) in Mexico.
The issue was discussed at ECLAC during the Forty-second Meeting of Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean.
In two new documents, ECLAC offers an analytical framework for green production and environmental innovation and proposes indicators to facilitate data generation and region-wide comparisons.
A report prepared by the regional organization in collaboration with Ipea and the German cooperation mechanism (GIZ) highlights the fact that Brazil is one of the few countries in the world with its own instrument for funding climate change policies.
The majority of the country’s provinces are rural, while 25% fall into an intermediate category and 9% are urban, the document indicates.
It will analyse policies to better distribute wealth, power and time between the sexes.
Parallel activities: "Millennium Development Goals" and "New Technologies"
The Ninth Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean will examine the issues of poverty and empowerment.
The meeting, organized by ECLAC, will focus on analysing policies to improve the distribution of wealth, power and time between the sexes.
ECLAC, with the support of the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) is currently developing a Database for Energy Efficiency Indicators (BIEE) for the Caribbean.
Interactive tool provides references and data to assist research into ports, transport and logistics.