United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

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United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

A commission established by the United Nations to foster economic and other cooperation among Central, South American and Caribbean states. Interestingly, members include North American and Western European countries as well. It was founded in 1948.
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8 percent), reflecting lower private consumption," ECLAC details.
5 million in investment capital in the first quarter of 2014, when [US telecommunications company] AT&T withdrew as a stockholder in America Movil," said ECLAC.
In a document titled "Compacts for Equality: towards a Sustainable Future," ECLAC estimated that these mechanisms should result in agreements that ensure, among other goals, a redistributive tax structure, an increase in productivity, improved public goods and services, and better governance of natural resources.
We are pleased to publish English-language translations of two important advocacy tools, the Declaration from the Feminist Organizations Forum and the Youth Priority Agenda Statement, both presented at the ECLAC conference, as well as a report on the PAHO/ UNFPA/IPPF panel, "Universal Access to Health: Women's Rights and the Commitment of the State.
Authors such as COURT, HYDEN, & MEASE (2002), ECLAC (2002, KAUFMANN, KRAAY, & MASTRUZZI (2009), KORZENIEWICZ & SMITH (2000) or TEICHMAN (2004) use different arguments that refer to the importance of high levels of governance in the establishment of national development strategies.
Cuba began including the items in its GDP calculations in 2003, but ECLAC said the Cuban formula was under study and began noting its reservations when publishing the Caribbean island's data.
According to the ECLAC 2003 report, inflows of direct foreign investment to Latin America have continued to shrink for the fourth year running.
Therefore, the amount of FDI should increase with a real devaluation of the domestic currency after a reasonable lag (see ECLAC 1998).
ECLAC reaffirmed the ICPD Programme of Action, calling for education about and access to reproductive health services, and expansion of efforts to address sexually transmitted infections.
The opinions expressed herein, which have not been subjected to editorial revision, are of the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the United Nations or of ECLAC.
To combat the deceleration in the regional economic activity, it is important to prevent the investment rate from dropping, said ECLAC.