The twenty-eighth meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Council for Planning of ECLAC’s Latin American and Caribbean Institute for Economic and Social Planning (ILPES) will take place virtually on November 12.
In a special chapter of the “ECLAC’s Horizons” program, the organization’s Executive Secretary delved into the issues addressed during the Commission’s 38th session and the policy proposals for a post-pandemic recovery.
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, led the launch of the book The environmental tragedy of Latin America and the Caribbean during the United Nations regional organization’s 38th session, which was held on October 26-28.
The United Nations regional commission’s thirty-eighth session concluded today with a ceremony led by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed; the Permanent Representative of Guyana to the UN, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett; ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena; and Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister, Rodolfo Solano.
The Presidents of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, and Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, along with UN Secretary-General António Guterres; ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena; the OECD’s Secretary-General, Ángel Gurría; and the IMF’s Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva, kicked off the regional organization’s most important biennial meeting, which will be held virtually through Wednesday, October 28.
The 38th session, which will be held virtually, will be transmitted via all of the institution’s platforms. Those interested in joining the conversation can do so using the hashtags #ECLACsession2020, #COVID19transformativerecovery and #PoliciesForActionECLAC.
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated today in a high-level event on the response to forced displacement in Central America, where she urged the international community to consider debt relief on the interest payments of the subregion’s countries through 2021.
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL participó hoy en la tercera Conferencia Anual de la Alianza Mundial de Investigación para la Financiación y la Inversión Sostenibles, donde advirtió sobre la necesidad de reformar la arquitectura financiera internacional.