The sixteenth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC and its side events will be held in the Celso Furtado conference room at the headquarters of ECLAC.
On Monday, March 6, a seminar entitled Think Big: Data innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean will be held in Santiago, drawing experts from MIT, Data-Pop Alliance, UN Global Pulse and regional bodies.
The training course will focus on strengthening the capacity of member States in the assessment of the effects and impacts of disasters in the Caribbean in light of the 2030 development instruments.
The 2016 version has a new design that incorporates graphic elements and digital links related to a select set of indicators for Latin American and Caribbean countries.
In the last edition of The Ranking of World Repositories by Webometrics, the Digital Repository is located between the 50 best repositories in the category of “Top Portals”.
This award is given by El Colegio de México and Fundación Colmex to Carmen A. Miró, the first director of CELADE, for her extraordinary career in support of Social Sciences, Latin American demography, population and development thinking and, Her role as animator and forger of institutions.
ECLAC’S Executive Secretary participated in a conference in Bogota, along with President Juan Manuel Santos, economist Joseph Stiglitz and other notable speakers.
Experts from the Burundi Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies and the UNFPA-Burundi National Office will hold a two-week internship at CELADE, Population Division of ECLAC, to deepen the use of Redatam as a platform for processing, analysis and dissemination of the socio-demographic information produced by the Institute.
The 22nd newsletter of Redatam Informa, 2016, includes interesting articles related to Redatam Webserver applications for dissemination and online processing of socio-demographic information and presents a summary of technical assistance carried out by CELADE during the year 2016 in relation to the use, analysis and dissemination of socio-demographic information, as well as, the development of web applications with Redatam.
The Caribbean symposium on mainstreaming the SDGs in national development planning sets the stage for consideration of a coordinated approach to planning, implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the subregion, including through the strengthening of national institutional infrastructure and by establishing a common statistical platform for measuring progress in SDG implementation across the Caribbean.
Classes will take place from 20 July to 8 September 2017 at the headquarters of the United Nations Regional Commission in Santiago, Chile.
The delegation was received by the regional commission’s ranking representatives, led by its Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
ECLAC and WHO/PAHO hold joint disaster training in Lima and Piura focusing on the social aspects of a disaster, with particular attention on issues such as health and water and sanitation.
At a meeting held today, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Chile, Rolf Schulze, and the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, also agreed to allocate additional resources to a programme to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda in the region.
The ECLAC Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean is convening a Caribbean Symposium on Mainstreaming the SDGs into National Development Planning as a platform to address sustainable development planning, implementation, and monitoring and reporting in the subregion, especially relating to the SDGs and the SAMOA Pathway.
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) have convened a four-day training course in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, to improve the ability of policymakers from eight Caribbean countries to prepare for disasters and to assess their effects and impacts.