16 June 2020 | Press Release
New joint report proposes ten measures to prevent the current health crisis from becoming a food crisis.
5 June 2020 | Press Release
The United Nations regional commission joins the call to raise our voices for nature. To confront the pandemic effectively and sustainably, Latin America and the Caribbean must prioritize green, low-carbon solutions that are centered on people and on our planet.
29 January 2020 | Infographic
Latin America and the Caribbean is endowed with abundant natural resources, but these are distributed unevenly. ECLAC supports effective and democratic governance of natural resources to achieve the aspirations of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
31 October 2019 | Press Release
In Costa Rica, ECLAC, FAO and IICA presented their most recent joint report on the agriculture and rural sectors in the Americas, during a conference that brought together the ministers of agriculture of the hemisphere.
7 August 2019 | Press Release
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean met with ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and gave a press conference.
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.
4 June 2019 | Statement
"On World Environment Day, I ask each of us to act so we can breathe more easily. From pressuring politicians and businesses to changing our own habits, we can reduce pollution and beat climate change," United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.
22 April 2019 | News
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, led the side event “Foundational Thinkers on Sustainable Development” during the third meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, which is taking place this week in Santiago, Chile.
20 November 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, was one of the main speakers at the IX Annual CAMMA Conference, which was held in Lima.
19 November 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, gave a presentation at a high-level seminar on mining opportunities and challenges in the region, which was held in the framework of the cooperation program with Germany’s BMZ.
1 September 2016 | News
The initiative aims for that mechanism to be used as a tool for planning and public policy.
26 August 2016 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke at a meeting of Open Government Partnership in Mexico City.
20 July 2016 | Press Release
Richest countries consume on average 10 times as many materials as world’s poorest, according to a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme-hosted International Resource Panel (IRP).
19 July 2016 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, presented in New York an initiative to create a Regional Centre for Governance of Natural Resources in Latin America and the Caribbean.
21 June 2016 | News
ECLAC calls for a new governance of these resources so that the benefits of their exploitation can serve as a real contribution to the development of Latin America and the Caribbean.
20 June 2016 | News
In its latest annual report, ECLAC analyzes the evolution of investments in metal mining in Latin America and the Caribbean.
9 June 2016 | Press Release
At the 18th meeting of the International Resource Panel, Cape Town.
8 June 2016 | Statement
Last year, in adopting the landmark 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Member States underscored that healthy and productive oceans will play a crucial role in achieving the SDGs, Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
3 June 2016 | Statement
This year’s observance of World Environment Day shines a much-needed spotlight on the illegal trade in wildlife, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
8 March 2016 | News
Urban Ahlin participated in a round table led by Antonio Prado, Deputy Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional organization.