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5 November 2021 | Press Release
Subregional and international authorities and experts debated about how to accelerate the recovery and strengthen economic resilience in the subregion during the 20th meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee, convened by ECLAC.
4 November 2021 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, and Camillo Gonsalves, Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Information Technology of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, led a seminar on this issue prior to the 20th meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee.
15 March 2021 | Press Release
The “High-level meeting on the challenges faced by Associate Members of ECLAC in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” was held ahead of the fourth meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development 2021.
10 September 2020 | Press Release
Authorities from more than 25 countries met with ECLAC and other multilateral organizations at the Caribbean Development Roundtable and the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee.
8 July 2020 | Press Release
In a special session of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Small Island Developing States, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, called for urgently providing concessional funds to address these countries’ vulnerabilities, regardless of their per capita income.
17 May 2019 | Press Release
The 19th meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC) was held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
27 April 2018 | Press Release
The twenty-seventh session of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC) took place in Saint Lucia today and brought together senior decision makers from across the Caribbean.
26 April 2018 | Press Release
The meeting convened by ECLAC and hosted by the Government of Saint Lucia, took place today in Gros Islet.
24 October 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC’s debt relief proposal for the countries most affected by recent hurricanes was presented by Alicia Bárcena, the organization’s Executive Secretary, at a high-level ECOSOC meeting in New York.
7 September 2017 | Press Release
Executive Secretary of the UN organization, Alicia Bárcena, sent a letter to Heads of States of all islands struck by the storm season in the last two weeks.
30 August 2017 | Press Release
Andrew Holness advocated for greater integration among the countries of the Caribbean and Latin America and gave his backing to the Caribbean debt relief proposal presented by the organization.
20 July 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena encouraged Caribbean countries to present their Voluntary National Reviews on the Sustainable Development Goals in future sessions of the High-Level Political Forum, which is held each year in New York.
29 May 2017 | Press Release
Keith Rowley met with the Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, agreeing to increase bilateral cooperation.
22 April 2016 | Press Release
The Deputy Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Antonio Prado, opened the 26th session of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee in Saint Kitts and Nevis.
27 May 2015 | Press Release
In its latest annual report, ECLAC proposes that Caribbean countries revise the utility of the incentives used to attract FDI and advance towards a coordinated policy of promotion on a subregional level.
22 September 2014 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, said in a statement that the economic costs of climate change could total between 1.5 % and 5 % of the annual GDP of Latin America and the Caribbean, in the case that the temperature rises an additional 2.5 °C.
15 July 2013 | Press Release
Regional integration was highlighted as a key to regional development.
12 July 2013 | Press Release
Proposals include actions to reduce poverty and inequality and promote the rights of vulnerable groups.
25 March 2010 | Press Release
Disaster assessment, development trends and vulnerabilities of small island States were examined during the 23rd Session of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee.