24 June 2020 | News
The United Nations regional organization ratified its “Caribbean First” strategy in times of pandemic, during a meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
23 September 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary met with the Prime Ministers of Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the framework of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly being held in New York.
6 December 2018 | News
ECLAC advances its debt swap proposal as a strategy that the Caribbean can assist economies in, with financing, adaptation and mitigation projects, and in jump starting economic growth, while at once easing the burden of debt.
12 December 2017 | News
The UN Commission recently presented the initiative at the CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference held in New York.
27 November 2017 | News
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has established a task force to advance ECLAC’s Debt for Climate Adaptation Swap Initiative.
20 November 2017 | News
The CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference: “Building a more Climate Resilient Community” looks to mobilise international financial support for the countries devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
14 April 2016 | News
At the Fourth CDR meeting this year, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Alicia Bárcena, will present the organisation’s proposal on debt for climate adaptation swap, harnessing green funds to facilitate growth and economic transformation.
9 March 2016 | Announcement
Senior level policymakers from governments of the Caribbean, officials of the United Nations system, representatives of regional civil society organizations, academia, regional development institutions and international development partners will meet to address the Caribbean’s debt obligations and consider practical solutions for current debt overhang.
8 May 2015 | News
Deputy Executive Secretary Antonio Prado outlined the need to address the issue of debt relief in a sustainable manner.
30 April 2015 | News
The event is co-hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the United Nations system in Trinidad and Tobago.