19 June 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary was awarded for her work against inequality and poverty and for women’s economic empowerment.
12 de February de 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary gave a keynote speech today in Mexico in the framework of the “Change of Era” Permanent Seminar, organized by the regional commission and UNAM.
20 December 2017 | Press Release
In Mexico today ECLAC launched its report Social Panorama 2017, which includes an update to the methodology used to estimate monetary poverty in the region.
21 de November de 2017 | Press Release
Claudia Pascual, Ministra de la Mujer y la Equidad de Género de Chile, y Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión, encabezaron la sesión de apertura de un seminario internacional donde se presentó el libro “¿Quién cuida en la ciudad? Aportes para políticas urbanas de igualdad”.
30 October 2017 | Press Release
The value of the region’s goods exports is seen rising 10% this year, leaving behind the negative performance of the 2012-2016 period.
20 September 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional commission, moderated the V CEO Investment Summit of the bloc in New York, attended by the presidents of Chile and Colombia, the Foreign Affairs Minister of Mexico and the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru.
15 de August de 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL, y los jefes de agencias del Sistema de las Naciones Unidas reconocieron que los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) se hayan plasmado en una ley local.
10 August 2017 | Press Release
In its annual report, ECLAC projects a fresh decline in 2017, of around 5%, and calls on countries to create policies to attract flows that support national processes of sustainable development.
7 de August de 2017 | Press Release
La Secretaria Ejecutiva del organismo regional, Alicia Bárcena, inauguró un seminario en el que participaron representantes gubernamentales, académicos e investigadores de ambos países. Julia Carabias, exSecretaria de Medio Ambiente de México, dictó una conferencia magistral.
3 August 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC holds its projection for average regional growth at 1.1% and stresses the importance of macroeconomic policies to regain economic dynamism.
17 July 2017 | Press Release
Mexico presented today in New York the main conclusions and recommendations issued at the first meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, held in April of this year under the auspices of ECLAC.
10 July 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the regional organization, participates in the annual session of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development inaugurated today at United Nations headquarters in New York.
20 June 2017 | Press Release
During a presentation in the framework of the Forbes Powerful Women Forum 2017, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary stressed the need to achieve equality with entitlement to rights.
19 June 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in a high-level event in the framework of the International Economic Association's World Congress, held in Mexico City.
30 May 2017 | Press Release
This is a structural phenomenon that manifests itself via multiple vicious circuits, according to the Social Panorama 2016 annual report released today.
18 May 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC, the OECD Development Center and the European Commission call for renewed dialogue with middle-income countries.
17 May 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the regional United Nations organization, met in Brussels with Neven Mimica, the European Union Commissioner in charge of International Cooperation and Development.
2 May 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena received this important distinction from Mexico’s National Institute of Public Administration for her contribution “to strengthening the country’s prestige abroad.”
27 April 2017 | Press Release
On the second day of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, government representatives presented their experiences regarding voluntary national reviews to achieve the worldwide initiative’s objectives.
26 April 2017 | Press Release
President Enrique Peña Nieto inaugurated the first meeting of the regional mechanism created in 2016 for follow-up on the 2030 Agenda today, in the National Palace, along with Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary Luis Videgaray and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.