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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And there is widespread distrust of public transportation, according to a 2002 report published by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), one of the five regional development commissions of the United Nations.
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 $56.4 billion in 2004, the first increase since 1999.
Some assistance has been given to the region by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
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.
The dialogue is organised by the European Commission (acting within the Synergy programme for international energy cooperation), the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America, the European Parliament, the Economic and Social Committee and the European Energy Foundation.
Latin-American interpretations of Marxism, the role of the Economic Commission for Latin America, and the ideas of the Argentinian Raul Prebisch are all analysed in comprehensive depth, leading to a discussion of the rise of neo-liberalism in the concluding pages of the chapter.
The primary figure is the Argentine, Raul Prebsich, and attention is given to the institution that he made famous, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America. The author effectively shows how dependency was not monolithic and how it changed radically with time.
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.
Five articles are included: (1) "Education Reform in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Agenda for Action" (Ernesto Schiefelbein); (2) "Uruguayan High School Graduates: Who Are They, What Did They Learn and What Do They Think?" (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean Montevideo); (3) "Factors that Condition Schooling Levels in Guatemala" (Emilio Rojas); (4) "Linking Formal and Non-Formal Education, Implications for Teacher Training" (Ali Hamadachei); and (5) "Open and Distance Learning" (UNESCO).
SANTIAGO, Chile, Shawwal 21, 1437, July 26, 2016, SPA -- The U.N.'s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is projecting a 0.8 percent slide in the region's economy this year.
According to the Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2015 published recently by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the region's currencies have tended to weaken against the U.S.
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