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How to Follow the ECLAC Session in Cuba

The invitation is to watch the live broadcast and to participate on the debates on social networks using hashtags #igualdadALC and #equalityLAC.

4 May 2018|News

From May 7 to 11, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will hold in Havana, Cuba its thirty-seventh session, the United Nations regional commission’s most important biennial meeting, whose mandate is to promote the economic, social and environmenal development of the region.

The event will bring together representatives of ECLAC’s 46 member countries and 13 associate members and will be attended by more than 25 ministers, deputy ministers and other senior authorities from more than 20 countries’ departments of Foreign Affairs, Energy, Mining, Public Works, the Environment, Trade, Social Development, Women’s Affairs, Education, Economy, Finance, Production, Information Technologies, Health and Planning, among others.

Web site

The web site created for the occasion, ,  provides general event information, accreditation forms, the program schedule, reference documents, press releases and news, as well as links to ECLAC’s social media. The site also lists the multiple actors participating, in addition to other information sources.

Live broadcast

All panels will be broadcast live. The direct link will be up shortly on the Session’s web site. Any communications media or organization is free to reproduce the broadcast on their own internet portals.


We will be tweeting in English and Spanish from both of our institutional accounts, @cepal_onu and @eclac_un, with hashtags #igualdadALC and #equalityLAC. We’ll also use #CEPAL and #ECLAC, #Agenda2030 and #2030Agenda, #ODS and #SDGs and #desarrollosostenible and #sustainabledevelopment.

Facebook and Google+

We’ll be sharing diverse contents related to the meeting on our Facebook pages at and

On Google+, go to and


We will upload a variety videos to our YouTube channels related to the meeting, which we will be updating over the course of the event. You can subscribe to our channels at and


All photographs of the event will be published on our institution’s Flickr accounts: and Corresponding credits will be published for each image.

Please remind that foreign journalists who want to travel to Cuba to cover this event must comply with the immigration requirements for entry into the country. More information is available at this link.


For queries, contact:

ECLAC’s Public Information Unit in Santiago, Chile.

Email:; Telephone: (56) 22210 2040.