Universal basic income the right prescription for Latin America & Caribbean – UN report

A new report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) unveiled on Tuesday, proposes that governments ensure immediate temporary cash transfers to help millions of people struggling to meet basic needs, as the massive fallout from COVID-19 ripples across the region’s economies. Executive-Secretary Alecia Bárcena – launching the “The Social Challenge in Times of COVID-19” report, […]

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We Must Move Towards a New Vision of Development that is More Innovative, Diversified and Inclusive: ECLAC

2 March 2020 – The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, urged the region’s countries to think about development in a different way to move towards a more innovative, diversified and inclusive vision, during a high-level event held today in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ECLAC’s highest authority […]

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