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22 April 2022 | Press Release
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.
20 April 2022 | Press Release
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.
28 January 2022 | Press Release
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.
17 August 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in the launch of the State of the Climate in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020 Report, produced by the World Meteorological Organization.
22 April 2021 | Press Release
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.
24 March 2021 | Press Release
The latest version of this flagship publication by the United Nations regional commission presents a selection of indicators and statistics on the social, economic and environmental situation of the region’s countries.
18 March 2021 | Press Release
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.
6 de November de 2020 | Press Release
Ambos organismos reconocen a quienes impulsaron la ratificación y alientan a la implementación a la mayor brevedad posible de las previsiones contenidas en el Acuerdo.
18 June 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, presented a new book today that exhaustively reviews the effects of climate change in the region and the policies addressing it.
5 June 2020 | Press Release
The United Nations regional commission joins the call to raise our voices for nature. To confront the pandemic effectively and sustainably, Latin America and the Caribbean must prioritize green, low-carbon solutions that are centered on people and on our planet.
19 de December de 2019 | Press Release
Principal publicación académica del organismo incluye además artículos sobre precariedad laboral en Chile, disparidades fiscales regionales en Uruguay y una exploración empírica de la calidad de vida del adulto mayor, entre otros temas.
29 de November de 2019 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL; Ennio Vivaldi, Rector de la Universidad de Chile y Luis Pinto, Rector de la Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, encabezaron la ceremonia de lanzamiento del Informe País: Estado del Medio Ambiente en Chile 2018, que fue presentado por el académico Nicolo Gligo.
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.
4 March 2019 | Press Release
On the first anniversary of its adoption, the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, publishes an open letter highlighting the relevance of this first environmental treaty in the region.
27 September 2018 | Press Release
The “Escazú Agreement” was opened for signing by Latin American and Caribbean States in a ceremony held in the context of the UN General Assembly in New York.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
The ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 27 at the global organization’s headquarters in New York.
5 June 2018 | Press Release
Today the United Nations body joined the Steering Committee of InforMEA, a platform that brings together all multilateral environmental agreements worldwide.
10 May 2018 | Press Release
Authorities spotlighted the proposal laid out in ECLAC’s document “The Inefficiency of Inequality,” which was presented today in Cuba by the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
28 February 2018 | Press Release
Delegates from 24 countries expect to conclude talks this week on a legal instrument that would protect the rights of access to information, public participation and justice in environmental matters.
1 December 2017 | Press Release
The Eighth Meeting of the Negotiating Committee of the Regional Agreement on Principle 10 concluded today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.

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