Subject: Social studies
Topic: Economic Commission for Latin America Countries ECLAC Names: Divad Paul
Teacher: Miss Carbon
Table Of Content
II. What is Economic Commission for Latin American Countries
III. Member countries of the country
IV. Flags of the member country
V. The function of Economic Commission For Latin America Countries VI.
The main aim of this project was to discuss in details, specific facts about the Economic Commission of Latin America Countries acronymic ECLA. The ECLA is concerned with the economic and social development of Latin America and the Caribbean. The project states briefly various facts of the institution such as exactly what ECLA entails, function and the member states etc. the reader went into great dept to make the reader clearly understand the contents of this project and so it is with hope that this aim is accomplished.
Facts about the Commission
The Economic Commission for Latin America, abbreviated (ECLAC) was established by resolution of the Economic and Social Council on 25 February 1948. The commission commenced that same year and since then has been in operation. Moreover In its resolution the council decided to have a change of name to the economic commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, on 27 July 1984.
ECLAC is one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations and their main headquarter is in Santiago, Chile. The economic commission for Latin America was founded to contribute to the economic development of Latin America, coordinating actions directed towards this end, and reinforcing economic relationships among the countries and with other nations of the world. Later, this scope was expanded when the Caribbean countries joined to promote social development. ECLAC sub regional headquarters has two, one for the Central American sub region, located in Mexico City and the other for the Caribbean sub region, in Port of Spain, established in June 1951 and December 1966, respectively. It also has offices in Buenos Aires, Brasilia, Montevideo and Bogotá and a liaison office in Washington, DC.
The member states:
Antigua and Barbuda,
Trinidad and Tobago
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland,
United States of America,
British Virgin Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
United States Virgin Islands
Flags Of The Member Countries Of ECLAC
Republic Of Columbia
Antigua And Barbuda
Barbados Costa Rica
Saint Kitts and Nevis
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