Economic Commission for Latin America


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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
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Joseluis Samaniego, Director of the Sustainable Development and Human Settlements Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America.
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.
The UN Economic Commission for Latin America in 2006 said the extreme poverty rate in Venezuela had fallen to 9.
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.
According to the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, in 2010 the region suffered 98 natural disasters that killed more than 220,000 people, affected 14 million people, and caused damage costing more than $49 billion.
A joint study by the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), published in late June in Santiago, Chile, revealed that nearly 63% of the children in the region suffer some type of poverty, with poverty understood to be a relation between deprivations that undermine the full exercise of children's rights and the income level of their families.
Under the auspices of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and Brazil's Secretariat on Policies for Women, the 11th Session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean was held July 13-16, 2010, in Brasilia.
In this book, Fernando Leiva provides a well-written and superbly researched critical assessment of Latin American "neostructuralism," a term he uses in specific reference to the body of development literature and policy recommendations emanating from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) since 1980.
CONCEIVED BY economists and others in the United Nations' Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)--long a centre for left development modeling in the Americas --neostructuralism first emerged in 1990 as a set of challenges to the explosive impact of the Washington Consensus and neoliberal economic reform in the hemisphere.
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).

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