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Equality centre of 2030 discussions in Latin America and Caribbean

Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC. Photo: Carlos Vera/ECLAC.

The issue of equality is expected to be at the centre of discussions getting underway in Mexico between representatives of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. They're meeting under the auspices of…

23 May 2016 / Listen /

More women in decision-making a first step towards gender equality

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Having more women in parliament and other high-level public offices will go a long way towards achieving gender equality,…

11 May 2016 / Listen /

News in Brief 20 April 2016 (PM)

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Significant humanitarian needs remain in Fiji two months after cyclone An enormous disaster response is still underway and the…

20 Apr 2016 / Listen /

Haiti in dire need of aid as humanitarian crisis deepens

A family digs up pieces of wood on the outskirts of Gonaives, Haiti, which they burn in a pit to create charcoal for sale at the local markets. This demand, coupled with the lack of alternative employment, has contributed to the deforestation and erosion crisis in the country. Photo: UNICEF/UNI43567/LeMoyne

A prolonged drought coupled with high levels of food insecurity and the constant risk of cholera has deepened the…

8 Apr 2016 / Listen /
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