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08 February 2016
Featured News from ECLAC
By mid-2016, the number of inhabitants in Latin America will rise to 625 million, more than six million above the estimated total population in mid-2015, according to the latest population projections made by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

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08 February 2016
Featured News from ECLAC
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Government of Germany agreed on January 26, in Berlin through a convention signed by both parties that the new joint cooperation programme for the period 2016-2018 will be dedicated to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the region.

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19 January 2016
Public Integrity Social Demand in Latin America
Video Message: Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), speaking on Public Integrity, social demand in the region as well as the work of the ECLAC creating and generating travel information society.

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28 December 2015
Recapping this Year through the Lens of ECLAC
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) published in 2015 diverse studies regarding the economic, social and environmental situation in the region, including six flagship annual reports that provided statistical information, timely analysis and short- and medium-term outlooks on issues as varied as the expansion of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the behavior of foreign investment and international trade, and the evolution of poverty and inequality.

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16 December 2015
Latin American and Caribbean Growth Projection for 2015 and 2016

Latin American and Caribbean economies will contract -0.4% on average in 2015 and will grow just 0.2% next year, affected by a complex external scenario, according to new projections unveiled today by Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

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10 December 2015
The Latin American Economic Outlook 2016 Launched
Latin America’s GDP growth slowdown deepened and is expected to be negative in 2015. For a second consecutive year, Latin America falls behind the average growth of OECD countries after a full decade of convergence with advanced economies, according to the Latin American Economic Outlook 2016.

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23 July 2015
Promotional Video on the XX International Congress of CLAD on State and Public Administration Reform
Click here to watch the promotional video about "XX International Congress of CLAD on State and Public Administration Reform", which will be held in Lima, Peru, from November 10-13, 2015.
03 May 2015
XX International Congress of CLAD on State and Public Administration Reform
The Latin American Center for Development Administration (CLAD) and the Government of Peru, through the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM), are pleased to announce the celebration of the XX International Congress of CLAD on State Reform and Public Administration which will be held in Lima, Peru, from 10-13 November, 2015.

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03 August 2014
Featured News from ECLAC

"Whoever is not connected will be excluded in an ever more intensive and broader way", this is according to the publication The integration of digital technologies in the schools of Latin America and the Caribbean: a multidimensional overview (Spanish only), which was presented on Friday 18 July at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile.

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03 August 2014
Featured News from ECLAC

(August 4, 2014) ECLAC revised its projections for Latin American and Caribbean economies, which will experience average growth of 2.2% in 2014, affected by the weakness in external demand, less dynamic domestic demand, insufficient investment, and limited room for implementing policies to spur an upturn, the organization announced today.

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Events
Estrategias para el Gobierno Abierto en las Américas
Oct 23, 2017 to Oct 27, 2017
santiago

ILPES-ECLAC
Prospectiva para el Desarrollo y los ODS de la Agenda 2030
Sep 04, 2017 to Sep 15, 2017
santiago

ECLAC
 
Documents
Innovation Skills in the Public Sector - Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate Public Governance Committee
This document is about innovation skills in the public sector and building capability. It provides insight into the challenges faced and what can be done to strengthen the capacity to innovate.
10 March 2017
Gobiernos locales centroamericanos: apuntes normativos y mapeo de actores
El Área de Gestión Pública a partir del 2012 inició con el proceso de elaboración y diseño de la Estrategia para el Fortalecimiento y Modernización de la Gestión Pública Local de Centroamérica y República Dominicana, como uno de los ejes claves de la labor del Área en materia de gestión pública. Este escrito se presenta como uno de los primeros documentos técnicos que fundamenta la creación de la Estrategia, realizando una identificación de actores, proyectos y avances en materia de gestión pública local, dando como resultado un amplio documento en forma de "mapa" del estado de la cuestión en Centroamérica de los gobiernos locales.
31 January 2017
 
News
South Africa: Minister Dlodlo Committed to Digital Migration
Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has reiterated her commitment to see all South Africans migrating from analogue to digital television by December 2018. “I have full appreciation of the impact that the digital migration project is set to have on the economy of this country. I therefore have no intention to delay the process,” Minister Dlodlo said on Sunday. The International Telecommunications Union has prescribed countries to switch over from an analogue television signal to a digital terrestrial television signal which will allow for the radio frequency spectrum to be freed up and allowing for faster mobile data services.
17 August 2017
South Africa: Agricultural Show Promotes Emerging Farmers in SADC
The 91st Agricultural and Commercial Show in Zambia provided an opportunity to promote the agricultural sector mostly the products of emerging farmers from Zambia and the SADC region. President Jacob Zuma officially opened the 91st Agricultural and Commercial Show, as a guest of honour, at the invitation of President Edgar Lungu of Zambia. “This annual show provided us with a great opportunity for promoting co-operation and economic integration that will benefit the whole Southern African Development Community (SADC) region particularly in the critical sector of agriculture, the primary source of our economies and sustenance. The visit also afforded us a conducive and a sustainable environment for economic exchanges between our two countries as well as for our SADC region,” President Zuma said.
17 August 2017
South Africa: SA Needs more Women in Executive Positions
Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu, is determined to advance the recruitment and retention of women into executive positions. “Until we have as many women as men in executive positions both within the public service and the private sector, our work is nowhere near completed,” said Minister Shabangu. The Minister was speaking at the PricewaterhouseCoopers breakfast conversation held in Sunninghill, Johannesburg, on Friday, to celebrate and commemorate Women’s Month.
17 August 2017
 
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