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22 June 2020 | News
A document edited by the organization’s Subregional Headquarters in Mexico indicates that intellectual property rules have increased the cost of access to some medicines and can jeopardize full enjoyment of the right to health, which is an especially relevant issue at this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.
24 January 2020 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional organization participated this week in numerous sessions of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, the central theme of which was “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.”
9 December 2019 | News
In a joint publication, the organizations highlighted the Escazú Agreement as a valuable regional contribution for ensuring that actions related to the environment and climate respect, protect and effectively fulfill human rights and basic democratic principles.
11 October 2019 | Press Release
Representatives of the 21 nations that have signed it to date are gathered in Costa Rica at the first meeting of the signatories of the treaty, which seeks to guarantee rights of access in environmental matters.
7 October 2019 | Announcement
This gathering will be attended by representatives of the 21 Latin American and Caribbean nations that have signed the regional treaty so far.
15 July 2019 | News
During a side-event to the 2019 United Nations High-Level Political Forum, experts reaffirm the importance of the Escazú Agreement for Latin America and the Caribbean.
11 July 2019 | Statement
"The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the world’s blueprint for a better future for all on a healthy planet. On World Population Day, we recognize that this mission is closely interrelated with demographic trends including population growth, ageing, migration and urbanization."
22 April 2019 | Infographic
To contribute to the protection of the right of every person of present and future generations to live in a healthy environment and to sustainable development, the first regional environmental treaty of Latin America and the Caribbean guarantees the full and effective implementation of the rights of access to environmental information, public participation in the environmental decision-making process and access to justice in environmental matters.
7 December 2018 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
28 November 2018 | Press Release
The event “On the road to equality: 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child” was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
Press release by the Office of the High Commissioner of the United Nations on Human Rights.
20 April 2018 | News
In the framework of the second meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, a briefing was held on regional progress regarding the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration.
1 December 2017 | Press Release
The Eighth Meeting of the Negotiating Committee of the Regional Agreement on Principle 10 concluded today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
27 November 2017 | Press Release
Press release by the Office of the United Nations' High Commissioner for Human Rights.
15 August 2017 | Speech
Remarks by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC (in Spanish).
18 July 2017 | Statement
"Today, as we commemorate Nelson Mandela’s lifetime of service, the best tribute we can pay this great man is not words or in ceremonies, but actions that improve our world", United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.
15 March 2017 | Speech
Remarks by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC (in Spanish).
10 December 2016 | Statement
"Wherever we are, each of us can make a difference for human rights -- in our neighbourhoods, in school, at work, on social media, at home and even in sporting arenas across the world", Ban Ki-moon says.
17 November 2016 | News
On November 15-17, this topic was explored during a meeting held in Santiago, Chile, organized by ECLAC and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
15 November 2016 | Announcement
New round of discussions will be held at ECLAC’s headquarters on November 21-25, 2016.