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28 May 2020 | Press Release
At a special meeting convened by Mexico in its capacity as Pro Tempore Chair of CELAC, the Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, submitted a detailed report on the region’s situation to the countries along with recommendations to support the post-pandemic recovery.
26 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated on Tuesday, May 26, in a series of events on the pandemic’s economic, social and environmental effects in the region.
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.
21 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC and the ILO presented a new joint publication in which they analyze labour challenges in the wake of the pandemic. The organizations indicate that the crisis will likely cause 11.5 million more people to be unemployed in Latin America and the Caribbean.
19 May 2020 | Press Release
The UN Regional Commission and the Eastern Caribbean regional integration organization agreed on a framework for enhanced cooperation and understanding to assist OECS Member States achieve the environmental dimension of sustainable development through the Escazú Agreement.
18 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary met today with members of civil society from Latin America and the Caribbean, where she stressed the region’s commitment to implementing the 2030 Agenda along with the importance of fulfilling it despite the challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
12 May 2020 | Press Release
The organization presented a new report on the social challenges of the crisis stemming from COVID-19. In a context of low growth, a significant increase in poverty, extreme poverty and inequality is foreseen in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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.
7 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, held a virtual meeting with ministers and senior officials from ministries and bodies in charge of science and technology from 15 of the region’s countries.
29 April 2020 | Press Release
Caribbean Heads of State and Finance Ministers met with ECLAC’s Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena, to analyze debt relief proposals and other measures to fight the effects of the pandemic.
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.
22 April 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a webinar organized by the Carolina Foundation of Spain, on multilateral action in Ibero-America in the face of the epidemic.
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.
8 April 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, along with María-Noel Vaeza, Regional Director for UN Women, participated in a virtual informational meeting with ministers and authorities from the Machineries for Women’s Advancement in Latin America and the Caribbean, under Chile’s leadership.
7 April 2020 | Press Release
The 2019 edition of the Commission’s annual report presents a select set of indicators on the social, economic and environmental situation in Latin American and Caribbean countries.
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.
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.
11 March 2020 | Press Release
In the framework of the Concausa 2030 initiative, organized by ECLAC, UNICEF and América Solidaria, some 50 adolescents from 16 Latin American and Caribbean countries unveiled their proposals today in Santiago, Chile.
4 March 2020 | Press Release
Latin America and the Caribbean’s first environmental treaty has already been signed by 22 countries in the region, and it is expected to enter into force soon.