At an event organized by the Regional Office of UNEP and the National College of Mexico, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary urged for changing the development paradigm that has led to overshooting the planet’s limits, with high economic and social costs.
During the celebration of the 5th anniversary of the OECD Programme for the region, Alicia Bárcena reaffirmed the importance of addressing current challenges with renewed partnerships and international cooperation based on common interests.
On the day of celebrations organized by ECLAC, the region’s countries reaffirmed the importance of the first regional environmental treaty and their commitment to protecting the planet and the people who defend it.
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.
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión regional, Alicia Bárcena, participó hoy en el evento "Enfoque de derechos y recuperación sostenible en América Latina y el Caribe", paralelo al Foro de los Países de América Latina y el Caribe sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible.
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.
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.
The annual gathering’s main panels will be transmitted live from March 15 to March 18. The invitation on social media is to participate in the debates using the hashtags #ForoALC2030 and #LACForum2030.
Latin America and the Caribbean’s first environmental treaty, which was adopted by 24 countries in the region, will enter into force on April 22, 2021, coinciding with International Mother Earth Day celebrations.
The Executive Secretary of the regional commission, Alicia Bárcena, participated in the XXII Forum of Ministers of Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by the Government of Barbados and the UNEP Regional Office.
Alberto Fernández delivered a keynote lecture during a high-level meeting at ECLAC’s headquarters in which the United Nations organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated along with the Rector of the University of Chile, Ennio Vivaldi.