Rodolfo Solano Quirós, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Costa Rica, and Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, inaugurated an event organized on the sidelines of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2021.
The UN regional commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and the Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, Rodolfo Solano, participated in a meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2021, focused on listening to messages from the regions.
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, insisted on the importance of reforming the international financial architecture to address the debt problem, during an event held in the framework of the UN High-level Political Forum.
In a new report, ECLAC raised its regional growth estimate for this year to 5.2% based on an economic rebound but that does not ensure sustained expansion. It warns that the social impacts of the crisis are worsening and will continue during the recovery.