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Economic Commission for Latin America

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

  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. ECLAC Economic Work Areas
    1. Economic development
    2. International trade and integration
    3. Production, productivity and management
    4. Economic statistics
  5. ECLAC Subsidiary Bodies
    1. Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee
    2. Committee on South-South Cooperation
    3. Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
    4. Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean
    5. Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
  6. Economic reports of the Economic Commission, Statistical Yearbook, and CEPALSTAT
  7. The Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean
    1. Economic profile of the member countries of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
    2. ECLAC Country Profiles
    3. Statistical Yearbook of Latin America and the Caribbean of ECLAC
    4. Economic Survey of the Caribbean
    5. Economic Development in Latin America
    6. Capital Flows to Latin America and the Caribbean
    7. Latin America and the Caribbean and the COVID-19 pandemic: Economic and social effects
  8. International Trade and Economic Integration
    1. International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean
    2. Trade Relations between the United States and the Latin American Countries
      1. The New United States-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement (USMCA)
    3. Latin America and the Caribbean and China: towards a new era in economic cooperation
  9. Maritime and Logistics Profile of Latin America and the Caribbean
    1. Port activity report of Latin America and the Caribbean
    2. Main Latin American Airports
    3. Logistics of Natural Resources
  10. ECLAC Project Cycle Planning - Programme - Evaluation
    1. Strategy and legal framework
    2. Programme and budgeting
    3. Accountability and evaluation
  11. Procurement: Vendor registration and Expression of Interest

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

  1. To understand the goals (regional integration, Latin American economic development.) and the 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
  4. To know the Economic Development and International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean
  5. To analyse the impact of the COVID-19 on the Latin American countries
  6. To know the Maritime and Logistics Profile of Latin American countries
  7. To understand the ECLAC Project Cycle
The Subject “Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)belongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Masters: Business in America, International Business, Foreign Trade, Economic Relations
  2. Doctorates: American Business, World Trade
  3. Course: Latin American Integration

Online Student (Master International Business)

EENI Online Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted for the Caribbean students

  1. Belize, Master Doctorate Business Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted for the Belizean Students
  2. Guyana, Master Doctorate Business Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted for the Guyanese Students
  3. Suriname, Master Doctorate Business Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted for the Surinamese Students

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Comisión Económica para América Latina Caribe CEPAL Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Comissão Económica para a América Latina Study, Master in International Business in French Commission économique pour l’Amérique latine

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

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Description of the Subject: 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 Latin American economic and social development
  2. Coordinate actions directed towards the economic development and integration in Latin America
  3. Reinforce the economic and international trade relationships among the Latin American economies 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, South 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): 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)

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)



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