8 July 2020 | Press Release
In a special session of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Small Island Developing States, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, called for urgently providing concessional funds to address these countries’ vulnerabilities, regardless of their per capita income.
11 June 2020 | Press Release
The UN Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, spoke along with Luis Carranza, Joseph Stiglitz, Ángel Gurría and Enrique Iglesias in the framework of CAF’s commemoration.
9 April 2020 | Press Release
Full copy of the report at: http://bit.ly/fsdr2020.
23 September 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary met with the Prime Ministers of Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the framework of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly being held in New York.
24 April 2019 | News
The effects of natural disasters and limited resources and access to financing, among other difficulties, were analyzed by authorities from the subregion during the Forum of the Countries of Latin America on Sustainable Development 2019.
22 April 2019 | News
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, concluded the Business Forum for the Sustainable Development Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean 2019, held in the framework of the third meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development.
11 April 2019 | Press Release
More than 60 international organizations led by the United Nations released the Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2019.
4 December 2018 | Press Release
At a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly on middle-income nations, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary stressed the importance of multilateralism and South-South and triangular cooperation.
26 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s most senior representative participated in the Dialogue of the Executive Secretaries of the United Nations Regional Commissions with the Second Committee of the 73rd session of the General Assembly in New York.
4 October 2018 | Press Release
The EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a high-level dialogue held in Santiago.
3 October 2018 | News
The Eighth Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Committee on South-South Cooperation, a subsidiary body of ECLAC, was held today in Santiago, Chile.
2 October 2018 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional organization, and Stella Zervoudaki, Ambassador and Head of the European Union Delegation in Chile, inaugurated the seminar that initiated a week of debate in Chile about the new concept of “development in transition.”
28 September 2018 | Announcement
On Thursday, October 4, a high-level dialogue will take place with keynote addresses by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN regional organization; Neven Mimica, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development; and Roberto Ampuero, Chile’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.
24 September 2018 | Press Release
In the framework of the United Nations General Assembly that is taking place in New York, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena; the European Commission’s Director-General for International Cooperation and Development, Stefano Manservisi; the Secretary-General of the OECD, Ángel Gurría; and the Director of that organization’s Development Centre, Mario Pezzini, presented an innovative proposal to advance development cooperation.
27 August 2018 | Press Release
Academics and international officials are participating this Monday, August 27, and Tuesday, August 28, in an event organized in Santiago, Chile by ECLAC and the European Union, in the framework of the 70th anniversary of the Commission and of the 19th Summer School on Latin American economies.
14 August 2018 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Stefano Manservisi, Director-General of International Cooperation and Development at the European Commission, and Mario Pezzini, Director of the Development Center at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and Special Adviser to the OECD Secretary-General on Development (Project Syndicate).
13 June 2018 | Press Release
During a seminar organized by the European Union in Panama, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary emphasized the role of international cooperation in supporting countries in transition.
7 May 2018 | Press Release
The instrument was signed today in the framework of ECLAC’s thirty-seventh session, which is taking place through Friday, May 11 in Havana, Cuba.
26 April 2018 | Press Release
The meeting convened by ECLAC and hosted by the Government of Saint Lucia, took place today in Gros Islet.
23 March 2018 | Press Release
In its annual publication “Fiscal Panorama of Latin America 2018”, the organization analyzes fiscal policy in the region over the last three decades and the implementation challenges of the 2030 Agenda.