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ECLAC and UNICEF Propose Equality-Oriented Policies for High School Education
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In Latin America:
In the region around 20 % of adolescents from 12 to 18 years old, male and female, do not attend school, according to a joint study.

In Lima:
Alicia Bárcena outlined the position paper that will be presented during the next session, scheduled for May.

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Wacth video on the ECLAC Session

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Meeting at ECLAC headquarters in Santiago, Chile:
Heads of the UN regional organizations deliberated on collective interregional actions to support regions and member countries in shaping the future development agenda.

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22 March 2014:
"Let us pledge to develop the policies needed to ensure that sustainable water and energy are secured for the many and not just the few", says the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
During a high-level debate at ECLAC's headquarters in Santiago, Chile:
The Heads of State, Michelle Bachelet and José Mujica, were received by the Executive Secretary of the United Nations organization, Alicia Bárcena.

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Watch video of the high level panel
Deadline is April 20:
The fifteenth session of this academic program will be held from July 21 to September 10 at the headquarters of the United Nations organization in Santiago, Chile.
On an official visit to Chile:
Susana Malcorra had a bilateral meeting with the President-elect, and will hold encounters with members of the diplomatic corps and international officials.
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC's Executive Secretary:
The senior official made this statement in the context of International Women's Day, celebrated on March 8.

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8 March 2014:
"I have a message for every girl born today, and to every woman and girl on the planet: Realizing human rights and equality is not a dream, it is a duty of governments, the United Nations and every human being", says the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Biennial meeting:
The regional United Nations organization will issue a new position paper that will give continuity to the last two reports, focused on equality.

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February 25:
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean participates in a meeting in Mexico about economic and social inclusion.

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