22 May 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a high-level virtual meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to review progress on reform of the United Nations Development System and its response to the pandemic.
11 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary led today an extraordinary meeting of the Practice Community of the Latin American countries that will present their Voluntary National Reviews before the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2020.
5 May 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a virtual seminar organized by the Spanish organization Casa de América and focused on how to face the crisis caused by the pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean.
27 April 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in an EU-LAC Foundation webinar, urging for a “new green deal” to be forged with Europe for a more democratic, less unequal and more sustainable world.
3 April 2020 | Press Release
A new report by ECLAC warns that the crisis unleashed by the coronavirus illness could lead to a contraction of at least -1.8% in Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP in 2020.
2 April 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a virtual meeting on the role of Latin America and the Caribbean’s Social Development Ministries in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was organized by Mexico’s Secretariat of Welfare and the UN Regional Commission.
2 April 2020 | Announcement
The UN regional commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will hold a virtual press conference on Friday, April 3, from the organization’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
31 March 2020 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC Executive Secretary.
19 March 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, warned that the region’s economies will suffer the pandemic’s negative consequences via numerous channels.
16 October 2019 | News
The Second High-Level China-Latin America Investment and Cooperation Forum was held at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
27 September 2019 | News
On Monday, September 30, the 20th session of this academic program organized in Santiago, Chile each year since 2000 will come to a close.
21 August 2019 | Press Release
The renowned economist from the University of Cambridge delivered the XVI Raúl Prebisch Lecture in Chile, where he was received by the Executive Secretary of this United Nations organization, Alicia Bárcena.
21 August 2019 | Speech
Remarks by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
1 August 2019 | Announcement
On Wednesday, August 7, Peter Thomson will meet with Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN regional organization, and will hold a press conference afterwards at the Commission’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
25 July 2019 | Press Release
In the context of an official two-day visit, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, met with President Juan Orlando Hernández and participated in the inauguration of the National Commission on the 2030 Agenda.
19 July 2019 | Press Release
A mixed balance emerges for the region following this week’s UN 2019 High-Level Political Forum in New York, where ECLAC participated actively in various sessions.
17 July 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, led a meeting with representatives of Chile, Guatemala and Guyana on how the UN system can support countries on their path toward sustainable development.
21 June 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, concluded a two-day visit to Spain where she presented the report “Latin American Economic Outlook 2019” and held meetings with government authorities, among other activities.
19 June 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke today on behalf of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres in the European Development Days 2019, which were held in Brussels, Belgium, thereby concluding her participation in the event.
29 May 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, concluded an official visit to Berlin, Germany today upon participating in the Future Affairs 2019 conference, where she addressed the future of democracy in the context of the digital revolution. Earlier in the day, she held a bilateral meeting with the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, with whom she discussed details of the regional commission’s next session, which will take place in May 2020 in San José.