How was the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) established?
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2015
The Economic Commission for Latin America was established by E/RES/106(VI) of 5 March 1948.
It was renamed Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean pursuant to E/RES/1984/67 of 27 July 1984.
Documents of the Commission are issued under series symbol E/CEPAL/-.
Press releases pertaining to the Regional Commissions are issued under series symbol REC/- (formerly ECLAC/-).
The Spanish acronym CEPAL (Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe) is often used when referring to this commission.
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