Economic Commission for Latin America


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the commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with economic development in Latin America

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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.
Citing the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), IPS said that in El Salvador remittances were estimated to be more than foreign direct investment into the country, and equivalent to over 50 percent of exports.
At current market prices, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) estimated the Latin American GDP per-capita for 2000 to be $3,919; and with $4,155 Costa Rica does not fall below the regional average.
This issue of the journal celebrates 20 years of the Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network and includes articles emanating from a Network meeting in Chile in 2004 to prepare for the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) to consider the region's progress in implementing the ICPD Programme of Action.
Latin America and the Caribbean: According to a recent report from the United Nations' Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), foreign direct investment (FDI) in the region grew 44% to $56.
The UN's Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) set the average growth for the region last year at 5.
Some assistance has been given to the region by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and The Caribbean (ECLAC) presented the current structure of the sector in the region, while the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE) provided information on the lines of credit available to finance trade.
Among the main institutions being approached to finance the project are the Inter-American Development Bank, the Central American Bank for Integration and the Economic Commission for Latin America.
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), currently at its Environment and Human Settlements Division in Santiago, Chile.
And figures compiled by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean show that the proportion of Latin Americans living in poverty decreased from 41 percent in 1990 to 36 percent in 1997.
In September 1996, an initial preparatory mission traveled to Washington to present the Conference to representatives from the Organization of American States, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
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