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11 June 2019 | Press Release
The midterm review meeting of Latin American countries regarding implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action for the Decade 2014–2024 is taking place at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
4 June 2019 | Statement
"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.
4 June 2019 | Press Release
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.
31 de May de 2019 | Infographic
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.
31 de May de 2019 | Infographic
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.
28 May 2019 | Press Release
In the framework of her visit to Germany, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, spoke at the Latin America-Caribbean Conference and met with authorities from several countries.
23 May 2019 | Infographic
Latin America and the Caribbean contributes less than 10% of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, mostly from the energy sector, agriculture and land use change | Progress towards fulfilment of the Paris Agreement requires decarbonization of the economies | Investment in renewable energies and electromobility are key elements of the environmental big push | The region has great potential in hydroelectric, wind, solar and geothermal energy.
20 May 2019 | Press Release
In a ceremony led by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission, Alicia Bárcena, presented to Mexico a proposal for the El Salvador-Guatemala-Honduras-Mexico Comprehensive Development Plan.
Los Presidentes de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador; de Guatemala, Jimmy Morales, y de Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, y el Vicepresidente de El Salvador, Óscar Samuel Ortiz, junto a la Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL.
17 May 2019 | Announcement
The conference, which will be led by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and the Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional commission, Alicia Bárcena, will take place next Monday, May 20, at Mexico’s National Palace.
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC Executive Secretary (center) during the side-event of the Escazú Agreement
25 April 2019 | News
Authorities and experts reiterated its importance for environmental democracy in the region at a workshop held during the Forum of the Countries of Latin America on Sustainable Development 2019.
24 April 2019 | Press Release
The third meeting of the gathering was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile, with the presence of representatives from all the region’s countries.
Banner third meeting Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development
23 April 2019 | Announcement
Government and United Nations’ authorities will participate in the regional gathering, which will take place on April 22-26 at ECLAC’s headquarters.
Pensadores Fundacionales
22 April 2019 | News
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, led the side event “Foundational Thinkers on Sustainable Development” during the third meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, which is taking place this week in Santiago, Chile.
Amina Mohammed, Vicesecretaria General de las Naciones Unidas (derecha), junto a Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL
16 April 2019 | Announcement
The senior authority from the global organization will travel to Chile to participate in the regional gathering, which will take place on April 22-26 at ECLAC’s headquarters.
7 March 2019 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
5 March 2019 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the United Nations organization, Alicia Bárcena, met with the Head of Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum.
Silk Road Forum realizado en París.
7 December 2018 | News
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, made a presentation in France at the fourth Silk Road Forum regarding the benefits that this collective platform could contribute to fulfillment of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement.
7 December 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in the 13th International Conference on Development of the French Development Agency, held in Paris.