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16 December 2020 | Press Release
In its Preliminary Overview of the Economies of the region, ECLAC forecasts an average contraction of -7.7% for 2020 – the largest in 120 years – and a rebound of 3.7% in 2021.
15 December 2020 | Press Release
The document produced jointly by ECLAC, UNICEF and the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, recommends concrete actions for addressing violence against children and adolescents within the framework of the response to the COVID-19 crisis.
10 December 2020 | Press Release
A high-level event on the occasion of International Human Rights Day, held in the framework of the Second Meeting of the Signatory Countries to the Agreement, brought together Epsy Campbell (Costa Rica), Michelle Bachelet (OHCHR), Alicia Bárcena (ECLAC), Mary Robinson (The Elders) and Martha Delgado (Mexico), among other prominent figures.
9 December 2020 | Press Release
The second meeting of the signatory countries to Latin America and the Caribbean’s first environmental treaty is being held virtually on December 9-10, under the auspices of the Government of Antigua and Barbuda.
8 December 2020 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, participated in the III Annual Meeting of the Comprehensive Regional Protection and Solutions Framework (MIRPS) on forced displacement, which was held virtually.
7 December 2020 | Press Release
They call for a dialogue between health, science, technology, and industry to promote policies that increase access to these products and strengthen technological development and regional production, according to health needs.
4 December 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in one of the OECD’s high-level DEV Talks on integration and its drivers and constraints.
2 December 2020 | Press Release
The structural problems of Latin American and Caribbean economies and new international scenarios make it essential for FDI to contribute to driving development with equality and environmental sustainability in the region, ECLAC says in its annual report on this topic.
26 November 2020 | Press Release
Today the VII Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized virtually by ECLAC and the Government of Ecuador, came to a close.
26 November 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a seminar organized by the regional commission in conjunction with the Latin American Reserve Fund (FLAR).
24 November 2020 | Press Release
The strategy to urgently tackle this veritable “shadow pandemic” should be based on four pillars: funding, prevention, response and data collection.
24 November 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke at a high-level political event held in the framework of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which is being commemorated this Wednesday, November 25.
23 November 2020 | Press Release
The President of Ecuador, Lenín Moreno, and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, led the inauguration of the VII Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean, which is being held through Thursday.
19 November 2020 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the United Nations organization, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a webinar entitled “Latin America: Church, Pope Francis and pandemic-related scenarios,” organized by the papal headquarters.
12 November 2020 | Press Release
Today, senior authorities from Latin American and Caribbean countries held the twenty-eighth meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Council for Planning of ECLAC’s Latin American and Caribbean Institute for Economic and Social Planning (ILPES).
10 November 2020 | Press Release
In a new joint publication, these two United Nations organizations stress that to emerge from the crisis, active macro policies are needed along with sectoral policies that would promote sustainable development with employment.
10 November 2020 | Press Release
Press release by the Office of the High Commissioner of the United Nations on Human Rights.
6 de November de 2020 | Press Release
Ambos organismos reconocen a quienes impulsaron la ratificación y alientan a la implementación a la mayor brevedad posible de las previsiones contenidas en el Acuerdo.
2 November 2020 | Press Release
In a special chapter of the “ECLAC’s Horizons” program, the organization’s Executive Secretary delved into the issues addressed during the Commission’s 38th session and the policy proposals for a post-pandemic recovery.
28 October 2020 | Press Release
The United Nations regional commission’s thirty-eighth session concluded today with a ceremony led by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed; the Permanent Representative of Guyana to the UN, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett; ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena; and Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister, Rodolfo Solano.

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