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14 July 2022 | Press Release
Mario Cimoli, the organization’s Acting Executive Secretary, and Arnoldo André Tinoco, the Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, participated in a meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2022, focused on listening to messages from the regions. Prior to that, both authorities spoke at a virtual side event on Development in Transition.
9 March 2022 | Press Release
At the conclusion of the Fifth Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, representatives from the region committed to redoubling efforts to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda. Authorities and delegates also paid a heartfelt tribute to Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary.
8 March 2022 | Press Release
Government authorities, international officials and representatives of civil society commemorated International Women’s Day at the regional gathering that is taking place in Costa Rica.
7 March 2022 | Press Release
The Fifth Meeting of this intergovernmental gathering was inaugurated by the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
18 March 2021 | Press Release
At the conclusion of the fourth meeting of the Forum of the Countries on Sustainable Development, government representatives reaffirmed the dire urgency of building fair, sustainable societies that would tackle inequality and guarantee citizenship and rights, and of acting together as a region to ensure access to vaccines for the entire population.
16 March 2021 | Press Release
The fourth meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development was inaugurated today by high-level authorities who called urgently for reinvigorating the regional response to the pandemic.
15 July 2020 | Press Release
Rodrigo Malmierca, Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of Cuba, in his capacity as chair of ECLAC’s Committee of the Whole, spoke today during a segment on “Regional Forums: Key Messages,” held in the framework of the High-level Political Forum 2020.
22 May 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a high-level virtual meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to review progress on reform of the United Nations Development System and its response to the pandemic.
18 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary met today with members of civil society from Latin America and the Caribbean, where she stressed the region’s commitment to implementing the 2030 Agenda along with the importance of fulfilling it despite the challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
15 October 2019 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena gave an overview of Latin America and the Caribbean’s economic and social situation and informed participants about the Commission’s priorities for tackling the region’s most pressing challenges.
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.
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.
9 July 2019 | Press Release
On the first day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2019, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, speaking on behalf of the five United Nations regional commissions, gave an account of the progress made toward meeting the SDGs and called for putting equality at the center.
23 May 2019 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, made a presentation at a high-level meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York.
26 April 2019 | Press Release
On Friday, April 26, the third meeting of the regional gathering concluded at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile, having drawn more than 1,000 representatives of government, civil society and international organizations.
27 February 2019 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, spoke today during a high-level debate on international migration and development held at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Prior to that, she participated in a meeting of ECLAC’s Committee of the Whole.
4 December 2018 | Press Release
At a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly on middle-income nations, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary stressed the importance of multilateralism and South-South and triangular cooperation.
26 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s most senior representative participated in the Dialogue of the Executive Secretaries of the United Nations Regional Commissions with the Second Committee of the 73rd session of the General Assembly in New York.
9 de October de 2018 | Press Release
Considerando que casi 8 de cada 10 indicadores de la Agenda 2030 están vinculados a las sociedades rurales, ambos organismos trabajarán en conjunto temas de migración, erradicación de la pobreza rural y la lucha contra el cambio climático.
12 July 2018 | Press Release
In a special session in the framework of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development being held through July 18 in New York, Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, underlined the role of the UN’s regional commissions.

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