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Thirty-third session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

30 May 2010|Event

The thirty-third session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) was held in Brasilia, from 30 May to 1 June 2010. By resolution 643(XXXII), adopted at the thirty-second session of ECLAC (Santo Domingo, 9-13 June 2008), member States agreed that Brazil would be the host country of the meeting. The session is the most important event of each biennium for ECLAC. It provides a forum for the consideration of issues of importance for the development of the countries of the region and an opportunity to review the activities of the Commission.

1. Election of officers
2. Adoption of the provisional agenda and organization of the work of the thirty-third session
3. Presentation and consideration of the document entitled Time for equality: closing gaps, opening trails
4. Report on the activities carried out by the Commission since its thirty-second session
5. Draft programme of work of the ECLAC system, 2012-2013
6. Proposed calendar of conferences of ECLAC for the period 2010-2012
7. Committee on South-South Cooperation
8. Other matters
9. Consideration and adoption of the resolutions of the Commission at its thirty-third session 

Provisional Agenda
Annotated provisional agenda and organization of the Thirty-Third Session


Practical information

Royal Tulip Brasília Alvorada 

Address: SHTN Trecho 1 Conj. 1B Bloco C 
 CEP 70800-200 Brasília – Distrito Federal 
Telephone: (55 61) 34247000 
Fax: (55 61) 34247001 

The session will be attended by approximately 200 government representatives and 100 other persons (including representatives of United Nations specialized agencies, programmes and funds, representatives of non-governmental organizations, and special guests).