21 August 2019 | Speech
Remarks by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
21 August 2019 | Announcement
The XVI Conference of Ministers and Heads of Planning of Latin America and the Caribbean, and the XVII Meeting of the Regional Council for Planning, will take place from August 28 through August 30 in Montevideo.
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.
9 August 2019 | Statement
There are an estimated 370 million indigenous people in the world. A significant proportion still lack basic rights, with systematic discrimination and exclusion continuing to threaten ways of life, cultures and identities.
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.
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.
6 August 2019 | News
Policymakers and experts have identified ways in which persons with disability can enjoy the benefits of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs). This, during a meeting hosted by ECLAC Caribbean.
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.
31 July 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC presents its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighting the importance of expanding fiscal space and reorienting investment, productivity and monetary policies to spur the economies of countries in the region.
29 July 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary welcomed 40 students from 19 countries participating in the twentieth edition of this academic program.
25 July 2019 | Press Release
In the context of an official two-day visit, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, met with President Juan Orlando Hernández and participated in the inauguration of the National Commission on the 2030 Agenda.
25 July 2019 | News
Regional technicians gathered for an expert group meeting (EGM) hosted by ECLAC Caribbean to discuss intense rainfall, storm surges and hurricanes which have resulted in an increased number of flooding events in the Caribbean over recent times.
24 July 2019 | Announcement
The organization will release its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019 in a press conference, next Wednesday, July 31.
19 July 2019 | Op-ed
By Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC
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’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.
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.
16 July 2019 | Press Release
In the context of the 2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary took part in different sessions in which she addressed the importance of local action, combating inequality in the 21st century and the role played by regional commissions in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.
15 July 2019 | News
During a side-event to the 2019 United Nations High-Level Political Forum, experts reaffirm the importance of the Escazú Agreement for Latin America and the Caribbean.