Economic Commission for Latin America

EENI- School of International Business

Subject: The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC / CEPAL)
  2. History of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
  3. Objectives of the ECLAC
  4. Economic profile of the member countries of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
  5. Economic reports of the Economic Commission, Statistical Yearbook, and CEPALSTAT
  6. Economic Development in Latin America

The objectives of the subject “The Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC)” are the following:

  1. To understand the goals (regional integration, Latin American economic development.) and structure of the Economic Commission for Latin America of the United Nations
  2. To know the economic reports of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
  3. To analyse the economic development in Latin America
The subject “The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)” is studied...
  1. Masters: International Business, America, and Economic Relations
  2. Doctorate in Business in America
  3. Diploma: Latin American Integration (e-learning)

Languages of study English or Spanish CEPAL Portuguese CEPAL French CEPALC

  1. Credits of the subject “The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean”: 2 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: two weeks

Sample of the subject - The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC):
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Description of the Subject: The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean ECLAC

In 1948 was created the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) by the ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council of the United Nations).

The objectives of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) are to:

  1. Contribute to the economic and social development of Latin America
  2. Coordinate actions directed towards economic development and integration in Latin America
  3. Reinforce the economic and international trade relationships among the Latin American economies and with other nations in the World

The Members of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) are Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Germany, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Korea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Spain, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

  1. Headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is in Santiago, Chile
  2. The associate members (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean) are Anguilla, Aruba, British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, the Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos Islands, the United States Virgin Islands

The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations:

  1. Economic Commission for Europe
  2. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
  3. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  4. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)


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