The second meeting of the signatory countries to Latin America and the Caribbean’s first environmental treaty is being held virtually on December 9-10, under the auspices of the Government of Antigua and Barbuda.
The Executive Secretary of the United Nations organization, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a webinar entitled “Latin America: Church, Pope Francis and pandemic-related scenarios,” organized by the papal headquarters.
In a new joint publication, these two United Nations organizations stress that to emerge from the crisis, active macro policies are needed along with sectoral policies that would promote sustainable development with employment.
ECLAC, CGEE, EPE and the IEA held a webinar entitled “Energy Big Push: Accelerating clean energy innovation in Brazil,” where they presented new publications on investment in clean energy innovation in the South American country.
The United Nations regional organization developed a proposal for achieving greater comprehension of the inequalities that hinder sustained, inclusive and sustainable long-term development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
ECLAC’s Office in that country held eight virtual events to promote dialogue and reflections on peace, identity, cultural wealth and biodiversity in communities in the south of the department of Tolima.