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12 January 2022 | Press Release
In its annual report Preliminary Overview of the Economies 2021, ECLAC emphasizes that 2022 will be a year of major challenges for growth, job creation and tackling the pandemic’s social toll.
3 December 2021 | Press Release
In the framework of the thirty-sixth session of the Committee of the Whole of ECLAC, the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, presented five innovative financing for development proposals for the region.
20 August 2021 | Press Release
The proposal, which seeks to strengthen the region’s institutional framework in the area of cooperation, will be submitted to ECLAC’s Committee of the Whole for consideration in November.
8 July 2021 | Press Release
In a new report, ECLAC raised its regional growth estimate for this year to 5.2% based on an economic rebound but that does not ensure sustained expansion. It warns that the social impacts of the crisis are worsening and will continue during the recovery.
17 June 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, was one of the main speakers at the High-level Meeting on Middle-Income Countries, convened by the President of the United Nations General Assembly.
1 June 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in a session on a new global tax agenda as part of the Jobs Reset Summit organized by the World Economic Forum.
21 April 2021 | Press Release
In its Fiscal Panorama 2021, ECLAC indicates that a transformative recovery post-COVID-19 necessitates a new strategic orientation for public spending and revenue.
14 April 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in the 2021 Forum on Financing for Development, organized by ECOSOC.
9 de April de 2021 | Press Release
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL participó en el plenario del Consejo Económico y Social de Argentina, que fue inaugurado por el Presidente Alberto Fernández.
11 March 2021 | Press Release
In a new special report on COVID-19, ECLAC proposes five policy actions to address the challenges that the financing for development agenda poses in the short, medium and long term.
16 December 2020 | Press Release
In its Preliminary Overview of the Economies of the region, ECLAC forecasts an average contraction of -7.7% for 2020 – the largest in 120 years – and a rebound of 3.7% in 2021.
26 November 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a seminar organized by the regional commission in conjunction with the Latin American Reserve Fund (FLAR).
6 October 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC launched its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020, an annual report in which it reaffirms that international cooperation, through better distribution of global liquidity, must underpin the expansion of policy space in the region.
10 September 2020 | Press Release
Authorities from more than 25 countries met with ECLAC and other multilateral organizations at the Caribbean Development Roundtable and the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee.
4 August 2020 | Press Release
Representatives of ECLAC’s member countries met today at the thirty-fifth session of the Commission’s Committee of the Whole, in which Costa Rica assumed the regional organization’s Presidency Pro Tempore for the next two years.
8 July 2020 | Press Release
In a special session of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Small Island Developing States, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, called for urgently providing concessional funds to address these countries’ vulnerabilities, regardless of their per capita income.
11 June 2020 | Press Release
The UN Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, spoke along with Luis Carranza, Joseph Stiglitz, Ángel Gurría and Enrique Iglesias in the framework of CAF’s commemoration.
29 April 2020 | Press Release
Caribbean Heads of State and Finance Ministers met with ECLAC’s Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena, to analyze debt relief proposals and other measures to fight the effects of the pandemic.
27 April 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in an EU-LAC Foundation webinar, urging for a “new green deal” to be forged with Europe for a more democratic, less unequal and more sustainable world.
26 April 2018 | Press Release
The meeting convened by ECLAC and hosted by the Government of Saint Lucia, took place today in Gros Islet.

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