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

27 August 2012|Event

The thirty-fourth session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) was held in San Salvador from 27 to 31 August 2012. By resolution 656(XXXIII), adopted at the thirty-third session of ECLAC (Brasilia, 30 May-1 June 2010), member States agreed that El Salvador 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 agenda and organization of the work of the thirty-fourth session.
3. Report on the activities carried out by the Commission since its thirty-third session.
4. Draft programme of work of the ECLAC system, 2014-2015.
5. Report on the activities of the subsidiary bodies of ECLAC, 2010-2012 and the outcomes of other intergovernmental meetings which report at the session.
6. Proposed calendar of conferences of ECLAC for the period 2012-2014.
7. Committee on South-South Cooperation.
8. Global crisis and current conditions in Latin America and the Caribbean.
9. Presentation and consideration of the document prepared by the secretariat entitled Structural Change for Equality: An Integrated Approach to Development.
10. High-level seminar on the theme “Structural Change for Equality: An Integrated Approach to Development”.
11. High-level dialogue. 

Provisional Agenda
Annotated Provisional Agenda
Organization of work
General Information

Practical information

Crowne Plaza San Salvador Hotel 

Address: 89 Av. Norte and 11 Calle Poniente 
Colonia Escalón 
Telephone: (503) 2500-0700 
Fax: (503) 2500-0888 

The session will be attended by approximately 200 government representatives and 100 representatives of United Nations agencies, non-governmental organizations and special guests.