In a new flagship annual report, ECLAC indicates that the region’s countries will continue to face an economic scenario of low growth. It is expected that regional Gross Domestic Product will grow 1.5% in 2024, slightly below the 1.7% estimated for the current year.
The President of the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) gave a keynote lecture today in Santiago and signed an agreement that relaunches the historical BNDES-ECLAC Working Group that functioned in the 1950s, now called the Celso Furtado Working Group.
At the start of his official visit to Brazil, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, participated in the inauguration of a seminar on “Financing for the Big Push for Sustainability,” which was held in Rio de Janeiro.
Se requieren políticas basadas en la evidencia, que involucren a la ciudadanía y que fortalezcan marcos legales e instituciones para el desarrollo sostenible, plantea el organismo regional de las Naciones Unidas.
Convened by ECLAC Caribbean, and hosted by the Government of Suriname, the CDR was officially opened by the outgoing Chair, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Keisal Peters.
The Roundtable on Climate Finance and the Energy Transition in Latin America and the Caribbean – one of the five regional forums being held ahead of the upcoming COP27, presided by Egypt – was inaugurated today.
The final day of the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 1) to the Agreement included a high-level event in celebration of the first anniversary of its entry into force and International Mother Earth Day.
Chilean President Gabriel Boric, along with other authorities from the region, representatives of the United Nations and of the public, kicked off the Conference of the Parties (COP1) of the Agreement at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
Speaking before Environment Ministers, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary presented a new document by the Commission on financing for sustainable development in the context of the post-COVID-19 recovery in the region.
Today marked the close of the Fourth Session of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by ECLAC in conjunction with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and with support from the Government of Antigua and Barbuda.
Authorities from Antigua and Barbuda and Mexico along with representatives of ECLAC and UNDP participated in the inauguration of the Fourth Session of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, which is taking place virtually through Thursday, October 28.
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in a high-level event sponsored by the Leaders Network Reinforcing Multilateralism Together and Pathfinders, on the sidelines of the 76th United Nations General Assembly.
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.