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ECLAC trains Trinidad and Tobago public officials in disaster assessment

Public officials in Trinidad and Tobago have acquired new technical skills in the use and application of the Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) methodology, following a workshop from 6-8 February 2019, conducted by the Economic Commission for Latin America and…

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ECLAC meeting to discuss role of renewable energy in response to climate change

Caribbean energy experts are set to address the challenges that climate change poses to the energy sector. To do so, they will discuss the application of renewable energy policies at an upcoming meeting hosted by the Economic Commission of Latin…

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Caribbean experts discuss energy efficiency at ECLAC meeting

On 21 June 2018, energy experts from Barbados, Guyana, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago came together to discuss their experiences in gathering and analysing energy efficiency (EE) indicators, as well as the challenges and lessons learnt in gathering EE…

ECLAC trains over 100 Argentinian public officials in disaster assessment

Over one hundred Argentinian public officials acquired new technical skills in the use and application of the Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) methodology, as the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean carried…

Port of Spain City Village showcases women entrepreneurs

In celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD) 2018, the City Hall of Port of Spain was transformed into a ‘Women’s City Village’ for one day, on Wednesday 7 March, as part of a week of activities showcasing women. The theme…

New ECLAC study explores film and music sectors of Jamaica

Experts across the region agree that there is significant potential for strengthening the economic contribution of the music and film industries in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean. However, this can only be fully realized by learning from industry success factors…

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ECLAC establishes task force for Caribbean’s Debt Swap Initiative.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago:— The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has established a task force to advance ECLAC’s Debt for Climate Adaptation Swap Initiative. The Debt Swap initiative, which…

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Caribbean SIDS receive support in building capacity to produce SDG indicators

Countries in the subregion are set to meet to identify a set of core indicators, from among the global indicators for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), that the Caribbean would regard as essential to produce. This meeting, which will take place…

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ECLAC partners with ITU and TATT to convene workshop exploring opportunities of the digital economy

Regional stakeholders will this week engage in interactive sessions on “Exploring Innovation in Transactions & Financing in the Caribbean,” organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in partnership with the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) and the United…

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ECLAC supports Saint Lucia’s drive towards renewable energy

ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (ECLAC) SUBREGIONAL HEADQUARTERS FOR THE CARIBBEAN The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean is actively supporting the Government of Saint Lucia as the country…