10 August 2017 | Press Release
In its annual report, ECLAC projects a fresh decline in 2017, of around 5%, and calls on countries to create policies to attract flows that support national processes of sustainable development.
7 August 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, and authorities from the region inaugurated the Preparatory Meeting for the Sixth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society today in Santiago, Chile.
4 August 2017 | Press Release
Saint Lucia officially joined the initiative during the seventh meeting of the Negotiating Committee of the regional instrument on Principle 10, which ended today in Buenos Aires.
4 August 2017 | Announcement
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, will give a press conference on Thursday, August 10, at 11 a.m. in Santiago, Chile.
3 August 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC holds its projection for average regional growth at 1.1% and stresses the importance of macroeconomic policies to regain economic dynamism.
31 July 2017 | Press Release
The Seventh Meeting of negotiations on a regional instrument regarding access to environmental information, participation and justice (Principle 10) was inaugurated today in Argentina.
31 July 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, and Marina Arismendi, Uruguay’s Social Development Minister, signed an agreement today establishing that the gathering be held on October 25-27, 2017
31 July 2017 | News
Strengthening synergies between the tourism and art and craft sectors is one of the keys to bolstering incomes from Caribbean tourists, while supporting local artisans.This was one of the observations made at an expert group meeting held on 26 July 2017 at the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean’s (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean in Port of Spain.
27 July 2017 | Announcement
The meeting will be held on 31 July-4 August, 2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship building in Argentina.
26 July 2017 | Press Release
In a meeting, the Korean Republic’s Ambassador to Chile, In-gyun Chung, and the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, underscored the importance of promoting dialogue and trade between Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean.
25 July 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, headed a seminar in which prominent international specialists participated.
20 July 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena encouraged Caribbean countries to present their Voluntary National Reviews on the Sustainable Development Goals in future sessions of the High-Level Political Forum, which is held each year in New York.
19 July 2017 | Announcement
The Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean will be presented in a press conference headed by the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
19 July 2017 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
18 July 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, participated today in an event organized by the five United Nations regional commissions in parallel with the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, which comes to a close on Wednesday in New York.
18 July 2017 | Statement
"Today, as we commemorate Nelson Mandela’s lifetime of service, the best tribute we can pay this great man is not words or in ceremonies, but actions that improve our world", United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.
18 July 2017 | News
More than one third or 36 per cent of the total energy consumed in the Caribbean is used for transportation, and Governments are considering alternatives to improve energy efficiency (EE) in their national fleets.
17 July 2017 | Press Release
Mexico presented today in New York the main conclusions and recommendations issued at the first meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, held in April of this year under the auspices of ECLAC.
13 July 2017 | Speech
Statement by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC (delivered by Romain Zivy, Office of the Executive Secretary).
12 July 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the organization, presented the outlook for the subregion during an event held in New York in the framework of the United Nations High-Level Political Forum.