In these difficult and unpredictable times, it is vital that we reach out to one another in order to prevent conflict and build the long-term foundations of lasting peace, says the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.
More than 30 postgraduate students from Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia and Europe participate in the academic program's 15th session, which ends September 10.
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United Nations agency will launch its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2014.
In Buenos Aires:
The Deputy Executive Secretary of the Commission took part in the 4th South American Economy and Finance Council (CSEF).
"I call on all with influence to prioritize youth in development plans", says the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.
In New York:
ECLAC's Executive Secretary participated in a high-level forum with other representatives from the United Nations' regional commissions.
During events in Paris:
The organization's Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, stressed the need to seek complementarities between the two regions.
The regional organization's Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, makes a statement due to the ruling by the United States justice system in the legal dispute between the holdouts (so-called "vulture funds") and the Republic of Argentina.
According to ECLAC's figures:
Global context of lower economic growth continues to affect port activity, a new ranking from the United Nations organization shows.
Agreements from meeting held in Guatemala:
Ministers and authorities from 10 countries took part in the 24th meeting of the Presiding Officers of the ILPES Regional Council for Planning.
Authorities participated in the First Meeting of ECLAC's Conference on Science, Innovation and Information and Communications Technologies, which took place in Santiago, Chile.