1 July 2020 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, participated today in the LVI Ordinary Meeting of MERCOSUR’s Common Market Council.
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.
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.
21 April 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC released new growth projections for Latin American and Caribbean countries. It underscores that in the medium term, this crisis will provoke structural changes in the organization of production, international trade, and the current globalization model.
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.
2 March 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke at a CAF seminar on the challenges of growth in Latin America.
29 October 2019 | Press Release
Annual report by ECLAC on the region’s foreign trade shows significant heterogeneity by subregion. Imports will decline 3.0% this year.
23 October 2019 | Announcement
Alicia Bárcena, the organization’s Executive Secretary, will hold a press conference on Tuesday, October 29, at the Commission’s subregional headquarters in Mexico City.
16 October 2019 | News
The Second High-Level China-Latin America Investment and Cooperation Forum was held at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
13 June 2019 | News
The document “Productive Links in North America” analyzes trade and investment between the three nations, without addressing migratory flows, although it recognizes their importance in terms of development.
11 June 2019 | Press Release
The midterm review meeting of Latin American countries regarding implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action for the Decade 2014–2024 is taking place at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
13 May 2019 | News
Authorities and experts analyzed the advantages of this instrument during a training workshop held at ECLAC.
8 May 2019 | Announcement
A training workshop will be held in Santiago, Chile on May 13.
7 December 2018 | News
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, made a presentation in France at the fourth Silk Road Forum regarding the benefits that this collective platform could contribute to fulfillment of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement.
31 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC projects a 9.7% increase in the value of regional goods exports this year.
26 October 2018 | Announcement
Alicia Bárcena, the organization’s Executive Secretary, will hold a press conference on Wednesday, October 31.
1 October 2018 | News
Mario Cimoli, ECLAC’s Deputy Executive Secretary, participated in the inauguration of the eighth India-Latin America and Caribbean Conclave, which is being held in Santiago, Chile.
23 July 2018 | Press Release
During the 13th ministerial summit being held in Puerto Vallarta, the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, also called for deepening the bloc’s relationship with Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Singapore.
10 July 2018 | Infographic
The value of Latin American and Caribbean exports grew 12.8% in 2017 following four years of negative performance. This expansion was driven in large part by the recovery in prices of many of the products that compose the export basket of the region, together with greater demand in external markets.