The President of the Argentine Republic, Alberto Fernández, will visit the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, in the framework of his state visit to Chile.
The Argentine leader will deliver a virtual keynote lecture starting at 11:00 a.m. local time (UTC/GMT -3:00), speaking from the United Nations organization’s central headquarters, where he will be received by Alicia Bárcena, the regional commission’s Executive Secretary.
Also participating in the event, to be inaugurated by Alicia Bárcena, will be Ennio Vivaldi, Rector of the University of Chile.
Alberto Fernández has been President of the Argentine Republic since December 10, 2019. A politician, lawyer and professor of Argentine criminal and civil law, Fernández has served during his extensive career as Legislator in the City of Buenos Aires (2000-2003) and as Cabinet Chief during the governments of President Néstor Kirchner (2003-2007) and President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (2007-2008).
The keynote lecture will be transmitted live starting at 11:00 a.m. local time (UTC/GMT -3:00) via Zoom at the following link:
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The keynote lecture will also be transmitted online via the institution’s website (www.cepal.org), at https://live.cepal.org/ and via the United Nations regional commission’s accounts on Twitter (@cepal_onu) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/cepal.onu).
What: Keynote lecture by H.E. Alberto Fernández, President of the Argentine Republic.
- H.E. Alberto Fernández, President of the Argentine Republic
- Ennio Vivaldi, Rector of the University of Chile
- Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC
When: Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 11:00 a.m. local time (GMT -3:00).
Where: Virtual connection via the Zoom platform (prior registration is required).
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