ECLAC

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Name: ECLAC
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

ECLAC Hosts a Regional Consultation on Accountability for the Post-2015 Agenda

See photo gallery(28 August 2014) Today, representatives of the region's Member States and United Nations experts meeting at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile, advocated a strengthening ... [Published CEPAL - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

ECLAC projects 5 percent of economic growth for Nicaragua in 2014

- Aug. 28, 2014 - MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has projected Nicaragua’s economic growth for this 2014 at approximately 5 percent. Inflation, they added, might reach around 6 percent.The ECLAC ... [Published Prlog - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Banking - Bolivia - Bolivian economy to accelerate - minister

Earlier this month, Eclac projected that Bolivia would be one of the fastest growing economies this year in Latin America and the Caribbean.Award-winning and trusted the world over, Business News Americas is the only English and Spanish business intelligence ... [Published Business News Americas - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Bolivia, Banking, ECLAC
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

LAC Seminar: Family Farmers, Indigenous Peoples Key to Climate Change Adaptation

24 August 2014: Participants at the fifth Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) regional seminar on agriculture and climate change recognized the key role of family farmers and indigenous people in helping the region confront the challenges posed by climate ... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Andres Oppenheimer: A new push for women’s rights in Latin America

After two decades of steady progress in women’s rights — including the election of women presidents in Brazil, Argentina and Chile — Latin America has one of the world’s highest representation of women in top government jobs, but a surprising new study ... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Executive Secretary of ECLAC Presented the "Trilogy of Equality" in the Diplomatic Academy of Chile

the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, gave a presentation about the "trilogy of equality" in the Diplomatic Academy of Chile. She summarized the Commission's position on equality, ... [Published CEPAL - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Key role of Family Farming

Family farming or backyard farming,  has a  key role to play in food security in the Caribbean and Latin America.This is according to a recent report: “The Outlook for Agriculture and Rural Development in the Americas 2014: A Perspective on Latin America ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Mexico’s minimum wage: Stingy by any measure

BASILIO GONZÁLEZ is an unusually well-paid Mexican public servant. The 70-year-old’s total pay this year will be 2.8m pesos ($213,000). That is ironic, considering that for 23 years he has been president of the National Minimum Salary Commission. During ... [Published The Economist - Aug 14 2014]
Entities: Minimum Wage, Mexico, ECLAC
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 4 reports

T&T ranked 9th among Caribbeans fastest growing economies.

[embedded content]The port at Port Of SpainTrinidad and Tobago ranks ninth among the Caribbean’s fastest growing economies, according to data just compiled by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.ECLAC’s recently ... [Published I95.5 FM - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

ECLAC lowers regional growth forecast

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean has cut its growth forecast for the region from 2.7 percent to 2.2 percent. The United Nations regional commission named weaker external demand, less dynamic domestic demand, insufficient investment ... [Published Cay Compass - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 5 reports

Caribbean economies expected to recover in 2014 – ECLAC

SANTIAGO, Chile, Tuesday August 5, 2014, CMC – The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) says Caribbean economies are expected to recover in 2014, while lowering the growth forecast for the entire region to 2.2 per cent.ECLAC ... [Published Caribbean360 - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 9 reports

Chinese president's LatAm tour "highly important": ECLAC chief

Chinese President Xi Jinping's latest Latin America tour was "very encouraging," the head of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) said Monday. ECLAC Executive Secretary Alicia Barcena told Xinhua that the trip was "very ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 05 2014]
Entities: ECLAC, Alicia Barcena, BRIC

Quotes

According to the Executive Secretary "The development agenda should have equal rights at its heart, as well as environmental sustainability and full employment. ECLAC is reaffirming that equality is the aim, structural change is the way and policy is the means"
Ms. Bárcena concluded by declaring "The crossroads reached by the region involves reviewing the relationship between institutions and structures, with a wide range of agents. Compacts provide the political feasibility for achieving a new path of growth and structural change that ensures progressive levels of equality with sustainability"
The Executive Secretary stated "The aim is to create citizenship that is fully based on rights and participation. This is the framework in which we understand the key role of open government" . She affirmed that these initiatives have implications not only for republican institutions (the Executive, Legislature and Judiciary) but also for society...
Pascal Delisle, Regional Advisor for French Cooperation, pointed out that "In this International Year of Family Farming, we feel it very important to analyse not only its contribution to the agricultural sector, but also its known ability for adaptation and resilience to climate change"

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Playing field not always level [Published Barbados Advocate - Aug 21 2014]
VenEconomy: ... And Everything Will Remain the ... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
Family Farmers and Indigenous Peoples Are the K... [Published CEPAL - Aug 21 2014]
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In my view: The Structural Gap approach offers ... [Published OECD - Aug 18 2014]
G-77 + China Meeting in Bolivia Postponed [Published Radio Habana Cuba - Aug 17 2014]
G77+China meeting in Bolivia postponed [Published Xinhua News Agency - Aug 16 2014]
ECLAC Urges Region to Strengthen Statistical In... [Published CEPAL - Aug 14 2014]
Mexico’s minimum wage: Stingy by any measure [Published The Economist - Aug 14 2014]
Regional Power System Operating at Half Force [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 14 2014]
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Mexico’s minimum wage: Stingy by any measure [Published The Economist - Finance & Economics - Aug 14 2014]
BASILIO GONZÁLEZ is an unusually well-paid Mexican public servant. The 70-year-old’s total pay this year will be 2.8m pesos ($213,000). That is ironic, considering that for 23 years he has been president of the National Minimum Salary Commission. During ...
Chile: Chilean Red Cross Annual Report 2013 (MA... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 25 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Chile This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2013 Overview During 2012 there was no separate report on the support provided to the Chilean Red Cross ...
Chile: Chile (MAACL001): Annual Report 2013 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 25 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Chile This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2013 Overview During 2012 there was no separate report on the support provided to the Chilean Red Cross ...
WNU #1224: US Acts on “Danger” From Central Ame... [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Jun 24 2014]
Issue #1224, June 22, 2014 1. Central America: US Acts on Child Migrant “Danger” 2. Mexico: Wages Stay Down In Stalled Economy 3. Haiti: Martelly Harasses Opponents, Gets Award 4. Puerto Rico: Austerity Law May Spark Strike 5. Links to alternative ...
Paraguay: Paraguay (MAAPY001): Annual report 2013 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 12 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Paraguay This report covers the period 01 January 2013 to 31 December 2013 Overview Paraguayan Red Cross Annual Report 2013 The Zone for the Americas has a long-term ...
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