Norwegian Government and ECLAC Sign Cooperation Agreement to Promote Equality

(June 2013) Today in Oslo, the Norwegian Foreign Affairs Ministry and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) signed an economic cooperation agreement aimed at sharing experiences and lesson learned in the building of social pacts for equality. Heikki Eidsvoll Holmas, Norwegian Minister for International Development, and Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, signed the agreement which will focus on the assessment of public policies and social and … [Read more...]

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, (ECLAC) – Care of Dependents

Care of Dependents Must Be Shared between State and Families Currently, most of this work falls to women only. Poll of opinion makers stresses the need for public policies in Latin America and the Caribbean.   (August 2012) According to a study by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, (ECLAC), responsibility for the care of dependents (particularly children, the disabled, older adults and the sick) must be shared between the State and families, rather than … [Read more...]

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