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The Hummingbird - November 2016

This issue puts the spotlight on ECLAC's efforts to enhance the expertise of policy makers and finance managers in the application of methods for better management of public expenditure and review. Special features include insights into the regional gender strategy approved during the high-level women's conference in Montevideo; things to know about women's empowerment and migration in the Caribbean; opportunities to take full advantage of Big Data; increased access to census data in the Caribbean; post-earthquake funding received by Ecuador following ECLAC's disaster assessment; ECLAC Caribbean's outreach to schools in Trinidad and Tobago; Diane's Corner; the state of affairs; the latest publications; and the regional round-up. Issued on a monthly basis,

The Hummingbird offers strategic insights into the latest projects, publications, technical assistance missions and research carried out by ECLAC Caribbean. In addition to these, sneak previews are provided of the most salient upcoming events, alongside enriching follow-ups to previously covered issues. With a view to featuring a variety of facets of Caribbean life and lifestyle, The Hummingbird also zooms in on cultural activities and landmark occurrences through an eye-opening regional roundup.

December 01 2016 | Newsletters

Bridges June 2016 Edition - Making Investment Work for Africa

Mobilising investment flows is no easy task.  It requires designing and implementing adequate policies and regulations.  Moreover, while attracting private capital is indeed essential for Afriacan economies, ensuring that it contributes to sustainable and inclusive development is even more critical. 

June 21 2016 | Newsletters

Caribbean Development Bank Report Gender Inequality Remains Persistent in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), has revealed that the Caribbean region continues to battle with persistent gender inequalities.  The report, which is a compilation of data from 10 Caribbean countires, aims to provide a situational analysis of gender equality in the Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs), to inform national budgeting, planning and programming. 

June 14 2016 | Articles

CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT BANK COUNTRY GENDER ASSESSMENT (CGA) BARBADOS

As part of the mission of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to promote economic growth and systematic reduction of poverty through social and economic development, a Gender Equality Policy and Operational Strategy (GEPOS) was developed in 2008. Through a technical assistance programme of support to borrowing countries, this Barbados Country Gender Assessment (CGA) was developed in order to inform the implementation of gender equality strategies of the CDB and its partners in the country. 

June 13 2016 | Articles

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