The Fifth Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development will take place March 7-9, 2022 under the presidency pro tempore of Costa Rica. The goal of this Forum is to assess the progress in the region toward implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The Forum will be attended by high authorities including Carlos Alvarado, President of Costa Rica, current holder of the ECLAC pro tempore presidency; Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General; and Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
Participants will include high government representatives from the 33 countries of the region, agencies, United Nations funds and programs, international financial institutions and development banks, regional and sub-regional integration organizations, civil society, the parliamentary world, academia and the private sector, both from the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean and other regions of the world.
The event website, https://foroalc2030.cepal.org/2022/en, contains general information on the Forum, the schedule, reference documents, press releases and news, as well as links to all ECLAC social media. It also lists details on the participants, among other information resources.
The official event activities will be broadcast live on our platform at https://live.cepal.org/. Any media outlet or organization is free to replicate the broadcast on their own web portals.
Members of the press will be able to participate online at the press conference given by President Carlos Alvarado, Amina Mohammed and Alicia Bárcena on Monday 7 at 12:20 in Costa Rica (GMT -6). To access the event, please register previously on the following Zoom link:
The press conference will also be transmitted live at https://live.cepal.org/prensa/.
Members of the press attending the event in person must present their official Forum press credentials in person before entering the press conference room.
We will be tweeting in Spanish and English from our two institutional accounts, @cepal_onu and @eclac_un, using the hashtags #ForoALC2030 and #LACForum2030. We will also be using #CEPAL and #ECLAC, #Agenda2030 and #2030Agenda, #ODS and #SDGs, #desarrollosostenible and #sustainabledevelopment.
We will upload videos related to the Forum to our YouTube channels and will be updating them throughout the event. Subscribe to our channels at https://www.youtube.com/user/CEPALONU and https://www.youtube.com/user/ECLACUN.
High-resolution photos of the event will be published on our institutional accounts on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cepal/ and https://www.flickr.com/photos/eclac. Each image will be accompanied by the corresponding photo credits and communications media can use them freely, citing the credits.
For queries, contact:
ECLAC’s Public Information Unit in Santiago.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Telephone: (56) 22210 2040.