The Sixth Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development will take place April 25-28 at the central headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile. The purpose of the meeting is to analyze progress in the regional implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
High-level authorities will attend, including Santiago Cafiero, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of Argentina, the country that is serving as Chair of ECLAC in the 2022-2024 biennium; Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations; Paula Narváez, Permanent Representative of Chile to the United Nations, in her capacity as Vice President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC); and José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)..
Participants will include representatives of government from all 33 region’s countries, the United Nations agencies, programmes and funds, international financial institutions and development banks, regional and sub-regional integration organizations, civil society, the parliamentary world, academia and the private sector from the region. More than a thousand people are already confirmed to attend the gathering.
The web site created for the occasion https://foroalc2030.cepal.org/2023/en, 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.
All the gathering’s panels will be transmitted live via the following platforms:
- Meeting website https://foroalc2030.cepal.org/2023/en
- ECLAC’s website www.cepal.org
- Website https://live.cepal.org/
- Official account on Twitter https://twitter.com/cepal_onu
- Official account on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/cepal.onu
Any media outlet or organization is free to replicate the transmission on their own Internet portals.
Another way to access event information is by downloading this mobile application, available at the Apple Store and Google Play: https://www.cepal.org/en/publications/apps
We will be tweeting in English and Spanish from both of our institutional accounts, @cepal_onu and @eclac_un, with hashtags #ForoALC2030 and #LACForum2030. We’ll also use #CEPAL and #ECLAC, #Agenda2030 and #2030Agenda, #ODS and #SDGs and #desarrollosostenible and #sustainabledevelopment.
All photographs of the event will be published on our institution’s Flickr accounts: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cepal/ and https://www.flickr.com/photos/eclac. Corresponding credits will be published for each image.