Economic Commission for Latin America


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Economic Commission for Latin America - the commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with economic development in Latin America
Economic and Social Council commission, ECOSOC commission - a commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations
References in periodicals archive ?
Brunton's acceptance of the position as Ambassador Extraordinary Plenipotentiary to the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), came after a lot of deliberation by the Ambassador, and although the post provides immediate diplomatic status to the Ambassador, it also requires him to serve Global 2000 in its interests and responsibilities to the U.
4 Source: Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), on the basis of official figures.
A report from the UN s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL) forecast heavy economic losses due to climate change in Central America.
The OAS, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) presented the First Report on International Migration in the Americas, a joint effort by the three organizations to make rigorous and current technical information on the phenomenon of international migration available to the international community.
Therefore, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean undertook a research project to assess their impact in the region, and this volume is the outcome.
In reflecting on the question of how to achieve equality, we--a group of young women who represent indigenous, lesbian, bisexual and transsexual young women; young women living with HIV; young women of African descent and young women with disabilities from Latin America and the Caribbean gathered at the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) conference--reaffirm that a democratic and egalitarian State cannot be formed without the presence of young people and the inclusion of their reflections and demands.
Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela are already experiencing trade shocks due to deteriorating capital flows and falling economic activity, according to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
This meeting was attended by Ministers of Health from throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, representatives from civil society organizations, and representatives from key international agencies, including the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).
These ideas were to underpin Prebisch's leadership of the UN's nascent Economic Commission for Latin America and, later, of the UN Conference on Trade and Development.
In the opening chapter of this collection, two representatives of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean discuss water institutions promoting the sustainable integration of water into socioeconomic development.
It consists of papers presented at a workshop on economic growth in Latin America organised by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC, formerly ECLA).
In fact, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), has frequently noted that the use of FDI is the only way the region could close its economic gap with the rest of the world.

Full browser ?