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09 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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09 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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20 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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08 January 2016
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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08 January 2016
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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08 January 2016
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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24 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.
04 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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04 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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04 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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Events
Planificación Territorial del Desarrollo Sostenible y la Agenda 2030
Apr 03, 2017 to Apr 03, 2017
CEPAL/SANTIAGO

CEPAL/ILPES
 
Documents
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
Report on National Substantive Training on Open Government Data fpr Sustainable Development
Report on National Substantive Training on Open Government Data for Sustainable Development held in Panama City, Panama on 19 to 23 October 2015.
17 February 2016
 
News
South Africa: R107m for Maintaining Eastern Cape Roads
The Eastern Cape has invested up to R107 million in plant machinery for the maintenance of the provincial roads located in municipalities and it will continue with the maintenance of surfaced roads through a programme of resealing. Speaking on Friday during his State of the Province Address, Premier Phumulo Masualle said the province is continuing with the construction work on strategic roads and related infrastructure throughout the province. “As we implement the Presidential Strategic Integrated Projects in the province, we are moving ahead with plans for the development of the N2 Wild Coast route from East London to the Mthamvuna River.
21 February 2017
South Africa: Eastern Cape Receives Billions in Investments
The Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) has signed 61 new investors with a combined investment value of R35.8 billion in the Eastern Cape, says Premier Phumulo Masualle. “The recent investment of R11 billion by Chinese OEM (BAIC) and R4 billion by VW has consolidated the province’s dominant position as the strategic auto sector HUB,” Premier Masualle said. Delivering his State of the Province Address on Friday, Premier Masualle said Coega IDZ has created 18 366 jobs thus far, of which 7 174 are operational jobs and 11 192 are construction jobs.
21 February 2017
South Africa: Marabastad Home Affairs Office Gets New Look
President Jacob Zuma on Friday officially opened the refurbished Marabastad Home Affairs office in Pretoria, which will be named the Desmond Tutu Refugee Reception Centre. The refurbishment of the Marabastad office was prompted by complaints received from clients about the facility in 2016. Before officially opening the centre, President Zuma, accompanied by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba, toured the newly refurbished centre.
21 February 2017
 
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