On Wednesday, August 7, Peter Thomson will meet with Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN regional organization, and will hold a press conference afterwards at the Commission’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
ECLAC Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena met in New York with representatives of countries from the region to report the results of the last meeting of the Forum and announce preparations for the next one, to be held in Cuba in April 2020.
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, concluded a two-day visit to Spain where she presented the report “Latin American Economic Outlook 2019” and held meetings with government authorities, among other activities.
"On World Environment Day, I ask each of us to act so we can breathe more easily. From pressuring politicians and businesses to changing our own habits, we can reduce pollution and beat climate change," United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.
On the occasion of World Environment Day 2019, the central theme of which is air pollution, the United Nations organization calls on Latin American and Caribbean States to advance on coordinated action at a local, national, regional and international level to address this problem.
En el marco del programa EUROCLIMA+, la CEPAL está trabajando con los gobiernos de Chile, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua y Panamá para incorporar el precio social del carbono en los criterios de evaluación de los proyectos de inversión pública.
En el marco del programa EUROCLIMA+, la CEPAL está trabajando con los gobiernos de la región en el uso de la política fiscal y la inversión pública para hacer frente a los desafíos del cambio climático.