New joint report states that economic recovery will only be possible by flattening the curve of contagion. It proposes three phases to control the pandemic, reactivate the economy with protection, and rebuild in an inclusive and sustainable way.
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary highlighted the positive effects of equality for a better recovery in the wake of the pandemic, during a high-level event organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC's Executive Secretary; Harold Robinson, UNPFA’s Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Gerardo Zavaleta, Peru's Vice Minister of Vulnerable Populations, joined a virtual conversation on the impacts of COVID-19 on Afro-descendant populations.
Rodrigo Malmierca, Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of Cuba, in his capacity as chair of ECLAC’s Committee of the Whole, spoke today during a segment on “Regional Forums: Key Messages,” held in the framework of the High-level Political Forum 2020.