20 October 2020 | Announcement
This UN regional commission’s most important biennial meeting will be carried out virtually for the first time in history.
4 August 2020 | Press Release
Representatives of ECLAC’s member countries met today at the thirty-fifth session of the Commission’s Committee of the Whole, in which Costa Rica assumed the regional organization’s Presidency Pro Tempore for the next two years.
15 July 2020 | Press Release
Rodrigo Malmierca, Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of Cuba, in his capacity as chair of ECLAC’s Committee of the Whole, spoke today during a segment on “Regional Forums: Key Messages,” held in the framework of the High-level Political Forum 2020.
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.
30 August 2019 | Press Release
The XVII Meeting of the Regional Council for Planning concluded today in Montevideo, Uruguay with a call to strengthen the practice of planning in Latin America and the Caribbean.
29 August 2019 | Press Release
Senior authorities from countries in the region inaugurated today the XVII Meeting of the Regional Council for Planning, which is being held through Friday, August 30, in Montevideo, Uruguay.
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.
18 July 2019 | News
ECLAC Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena met in New York with representatives of countries from the region to report the results of the last meeting of the Forum and announce preparations for the next one, to be held in Cuba in April 2020.
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.
24 April 2019 | Press Release
The third meeting of the gathering was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile, with the presence of representatives from all the region’s countries.
29 March 2019 | Announcement
The gathering will take place on April 22-26 at the central headquarters of the United Nations regional organization in Santiago, Chile.
11 May 2018 | Press Release
Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the regional commission, and Rodrigo Malmierca, Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, closed the thirty-seventh session of ECLAC held in Havana, Cuba.
9 May 2018 | Press Release
On the second day of its 37th session, ECLAC presented a report on activities carried out in the last biennial, as well as the projected work agenda through 2020.
8 May 2018 | Press Release
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena and the Chief of Staff of the Office of the President of Mexico, Francisco Guzmán, inaugurated the regional organization’s most important biennial meeting, being held through Friday, May 11 in Havana.
30 August 2017 | Speech
Welcome Remarks by Alicia Barcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
30 August 2017 | Press Release
Andrew Holness advocated for greater integration among the countries of the Caribbean and Latin America and gave his backing to the Caribbean debt relief proposal presented by the organization.
17 September 2014 | Announcement
The event, organized by ILPES with the support of the Korean Government, will be broadcast live via Internet.
25 November 2013 | Press Release
The intergovernmental meeting called for the promotion of a new culture of integration and a long-term vision aimed at structural change with equality.
21 November 2013 | Press Release
Ministers and Heads of Planning will exchange experiences on policies for the development.
21 November 2013 | Press Release
The Brazilian Minister for Planning, Miriam Belchior, and the Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Alicia Bárcena, opened the meeting being held on 21 and 22 November.