International Day of Democracy:15 September 2014:
15 September 2014:
"On this International Day of Democracy, I call on young people everywhere to lead a major push for inclusive democracy around the world", says the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.

In Costa Rica:
ECLAC organizes two events in San José in its role as technical secretariat of the process to implement Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development.
Alicia Bárcena in Oslo, Norway:
In a lecture at the University of Oslo, ECLAC's Executive Secretary presented the organization's proposals included in the "trilogy of equality."
12 September 2014:
"South-South and triangular cooperation offer a path to balancing growth and equity in the context of a new Global Partnership for Sustainable Development", UN Secretay-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
During the international conference held in Samoa:
Building resilience to external shocks and addressing vulnerability of island States are key issues to attain sustainable development, the UN Commission stated.
In Norway:
At the award ceremony, the Executive Secretary said that the distinction recognizes ECLAC's contribution to greater equality and social inclusion.

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During a workshop at ECLAC:
Increasing cooperation and dialogue between both sides is key to building a fairer economic and social order for developing countries, they indicated.

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In the context of the United Nations General Assembly:
Document brings together updated information about progress on the rights of indigenous groups in Latin America.
In Santiago:
A strengthening of existing regional mechanisms is advocated, with a broad participation of actors to support the development agenda from 2015.

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Alicia Bárcena:
The Commission's top official highlighted the importance of equal rights and opportunities in promoting social cohesion.
According to experts meeting in Santiago, Chile:
The 5th Regional seminar on agriculture and climate change was organized by ECLAC and FAO, and supported by French Cooperation.
19 August:
"Attacks on humanitarian workers hinder the ability of people in desperate need to receive lifesaving assistance", says the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.
Meeting concluded on 14 August:
The organization's Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in the inauguration of the Thirteenth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas.

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12 August:
"A new publication from the United Nations shows that 20 per cent of the world's young people experience a mental health condition each year", highlights the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Italy's Foreign Affairs Minister at ECLAC:
Federica Mogherini gave a keynote lecture at the United Nations organization's headquarters in Santiago, Chile.

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In its report Economic Survey:
The organization sees great heterogeneity among countries due to varying conditions in Latin America and Caribbean's main trading partners and specific factors in the national economies.

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