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Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC or CEPAL

  • Established by E/RES/106 (VI) of 5 Mar. 1948
    • 1948-1984: Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLA)
      • Spanish: Comisión Económica para América Latina (CEPAL)
  • Renamed by E/RES/1984/67 of 27 July 1984
    • 1984- : Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC or CEPAL)
  • Biennial report
  • Flagship publications
    • Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
    • Social Panorama of Latin America
    • Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Data and Statistics
  • Digital Repository
  • ECLAC Libraries
  • Executive Secretaries
    • 2008- : Alicia Bárcena Ibarra (Mexico)
      • Press release SG/A/1135 [2008]
    • 2003-2008: José Luis Machinea (Argentina)
      • Press release SG/A/856-BIO/3540-REC/127 [2003]
    • 1998-2003: José Antonio Ocampo (Colombia)
      • Press release SG/A/651-REC/11 [1997], SG/A/654-REC/12 [1997], SG/A/666-BIO/3135-REC/17 [1998]
    • 1987-1996: Gert Rosenthal (Guatemala)
      • Press release SG/A/390 [1987]
    • 1985-1986: Norberto Gonzalez (Argentina)
      • Press release SG/A/333-ECLAC/293 [1985]
    • 1972-1984: Enrique V. Iglesias (Uruguay)
      • Press release SG/A/117-BIO/917-ECLAC/190 [1972]
    • 1967-1971: Carlos Quintana (Mexico)
    • 1963-1966: José A. Mayobre (Venezuela)
    • 1950-1962: Raul Prebisch (Argentina)
    • 1948-1949: Gustavo Martinez-Cabanas (Mexico)