The final day of the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 1) to the Agreement included a high-level event in celebration of the first anniversary of its entry into force and International Mother Earth Day.
The Executive Secretariat of the Council of Ministers of Treasury or Finance of Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic (SECOSEFIN), officials from the member countries of the Council of Ministers of Treasury or Finance of Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic (COSEFIN/SICA) and from the Subregional Headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Mexico met virtually on May 5 of this year to review a proposal to extend the implementation of the project “Disaster risk reduction and sustainable and inclusive adaptation to climate change in public investment” (RIDASICC) to 2023 and a proposal to the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), requesting the extension.
The webinar “Production Capacity of Electric Buses in Latin America,” held by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on June 9, 2022, brought together experts and leaders from Latin America’s automotive industry to discuss the challenges, opportunities and trends for the sustainable urban mobility sector and the possibilities for integration in the production chain.
Latin American and Caribbean issuance in international debt markets broke an all-time annual record in 2021, reaching US$ 149 billion. It slowed considerably in the first four months of 2022, however: at US$ 38 billion, it was 42% lower than in the same period in 2021.