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15 October 2020 | Press Release
The regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, presented today the eighth special report produced by the institution in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, during a web seminar that featured the intervention of prominent figures from Latin America and the Caribbean..
14 October 2020 | Announcement
The regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present the document during a web seminar in which international officials and representatives of the legislative branch and of civil society in Latin America and the Caribbean will participate.
9 October 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in a web seminar organized by the Women Lead program of Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, based in the United States.
8 October 2020 | News
The Online Conversation: Challenges to the protection of older persons and their rights in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, was an opportunity to exchange experiences and reflect on its impacts on the population of older persons.
8 October 2020 | Press Release
Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena participated in a high-level event of U.S. chambers of commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean, which featured the special participation of Argentine President Alberto Fernández.
7 October 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in a regional conference organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany, focused on the prospects for triangular cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean.
6 October 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC launched its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020, an annual report in which it reaffirms that international cooperation, through better distribution of global liquidity, must underpin the expansion of policy space in the region.
1 October 2020 | Announcement
The organization’s main annual economic report will be unveiled during a virtual press conference by the Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, on Tuesday, October 6.
30 September 2020 | Infographic
The proposal for development and integration in Central America put forward by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on the basis of its considerable prior experience, is set out and updated in these infographics. The proposal emphasizes the need for a progressive structural change driven across various fronts: the social sector, energy, climate change challenges, infrastructure, fiscal coordination, trade, productive integration and innovation. It focuses on the importance of an environmental big push for equality and sustainability, supported by coordinated public policies capable of decoupling development from environmental externalities and improving the quality of life of the population.
30 September 2020 | News
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, participated via video message in the first Summit on Biodiversity convened by the UN.
25 September 2020 | News
“Transformation of the development model is urgently needed for a better recovery with resilient, inclusive and sustainable economies,” Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, said during a dialogue on SDG acceleration organized by the government of Costa Rica.
25 September 2020 | Press Release
This solidarity initiative amid the recession caused by the pandemic was presented this Friday by the President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado, along with global leaders, in the framework of the United Nations General Assembly.
24 September 2020 | News
The UN regional commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated today in the XX Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of CELAC, where she called for cooperation and solidarity, especially with the Caribbean.
24 September 2020 | News
At a virtual leaders' summit, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary also pointed up the Escazú Agreement, which guarantees access to information, justice and public participation in environmental matters.
24 September 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC, the OECD Development Centre, CAF and the European Union launched the publication Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO) 2020.
23 September 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke with senior company officials and private sector leaders from the Americas, during a virtual event organized by UNITAR’s affiliate in Colombia.
23 September 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated today in a high-level event on the response to forced displacement in Central America, where she urged the international community to consider debt relief on the interest payments of the subregion’s countries through 2021.
23 September 2020 | News
In the SDG Action Zone of the 75th UN General Assembly, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary addressed some of the region’s most pressing challenges in times of COVID-19 via video message.
22 September 2020 | News
The new document poses the need to provide steadfast support to small producers to strengthen their capacities and their financial inclusion.