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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.
New document published by the ECLAC Subregional Headquarters in Mexico examines the development of the region’s economies from 1990 to 2011, in order to identify advances, issues pending and setbacks associated with the market reforms implemented in accordance with the Washington Consensus and other policies with differing orientations.
At the meeting, organized by ECLAC, along with the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) and Uruguay’s Centre for Fiscal Studies (CEF), experts discussed the tools available to Latin American countries to tax high incomes and improve equitable distribution.
During the IXth Forum of Ministers of Social Development for Latin America, which was held in Argentina, authorities and experts discussed on youth-based social inclusion strategies and policies. The contributions from the three-day meeting gave rise to the Declaration of Buenos Aires.
Factors influencing the emergence of covenants and consensus in social policy are analysed in a new ECLAC study that continues the Commission’s reflections on this topic – as previously developed in various documents.
Rodrigo Malmierca, Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of Cuba, in his capacity as chair of ECLAC’s Committee of the Whole, spoke today during a segment on “Regional Forums: Key Messages,” held in the framework of the High-level Political Forum 2020.
Latin American and Caribbean Ministers of Planning will meet in Brasilia at the Regional Council for Planning (CRP), an interministerial body led by ECLAC's Latin American and Caribbean Institute for Economic and Social Planning (ILPES), where they will discuss planning and public management as tools for the governance of development in the region.
The twelfth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean will be held from 15 to 18 October 2013 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, to bring together authorities, experts, international officials and representatives from civil society and the business sector.
ECLAC updated its growth projections for Latin American and Caribbean countries today. It underscores that both the external and domestic shocks have been stronger than what was foreseen last April, which led to a downward revision of the figures.
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15, a new Special Report COVID-19 that will include revised forecasts on employment, poverty and inequality levels in the region in 2020.