2 July 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC released a new Special Report COVID-19, in which it offers proposals for confronting the effects of the crisis on businesses and production sectors. The organization estimates that 2.7 million companies will close, most of them microenterprises, which would entail the loss of 8.5 million jobs.
1 July 2020 | Announcement
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present the document at a virtual press conference tomorrow, Thursday, July 2, from the institution’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
30 June 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a high-level virtual meeting on “Trends, Options and Strategies in Poverty Eradication Across the World,” an event that marked the inauguration of the United Nations’ Alliance for Poverty Eradication.
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.
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.
31 March 2020 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC Executive Secretary.
18 March 2020 | News
A new publication edited by ECLAC-Mexico stresses the need for policies that foster a structural change in activities in the rural setting.
2 March 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke at a CAF seminar on the challenges of growth in Latin America.
19 February 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in Mexico City in a gathering with businesspeople focused on the debates at the World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland).
10 February 2020 | Announcement
The education program will run from July 13 – September 4, 2020 at the United Nations regional organization’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
9 December 2019 | News
Since 2011, Colombian FDI has surpassed the amount of Mexican investments accumulated in the region.
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.
14 August 2019 | Press Release
In an international context of reduced flows and strong competition, national policies must attract FDI that contributes to creating local capacities and fostering sustainable development, ECLAC says in its annual report.
8 August 2019 | Announcement
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, will hold a press conference on Wednesday, August 14, at 11 a.m. in Santiago, Chile.
29 July 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary welcomed 40 students from 19 countries participating in the twentieth edition of this academic program.
18 July 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary took part in an event organized by the UN Global Compact and the permanent missions of Argentina and Lebanon on the sidelines of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development going on through Friday in New York.
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.
8 July 2019 | News
The selected research will be presented at a seminar that will take place at the United Nations regional organization’s headquarters in Santiago on September 3-4.