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5 September 2023 | Press Release
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.
4 September 2023 | Press Release
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.
18 August 2023 | Press Release
The Professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and former Executive Secretary of ECLAC gave a keynote lecture today organized in the framework of the commission’s 75th anniversary commemorations.
31 May 2023 | Press Release
Representatives who attended the First Session of the Regional Conference on South-South Cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean advocated for economic integration and partnerships for growth, at the conclusion of the meeting held at ECLAC.
30 May 2023 | Press Release
The First Session of the Regional Conference on South-South Cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
16 May 2023 | Press Release
The XXXV Regional Seminar on Fiscal Policy began at ECLAC headquarters in Santiago, Chile, with the participation of authorities from the Ministries of Finance of 14 Latin American and Caribbean countries.
28 April 2023 | Press Release
Halfway through the period agreed upon by United Nations Member States in 2015, greater progress on the targets will require the participation of all stakeholders as well as structural transformations in the region, delegates warned at the conclusion of the Sixth Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development.
18 October 2022 | Press Release
Convened by ECLAC Caribbean, the CDCC meeting is held every two years and gathers Caribbean Prime Ministers, Ministers and distinguished government officials.
13 October 2022 | Press Release
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.
1 September 2022 | Press Release
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.
14 July 2022 | Press Release
Mario Cimoli, the organization’s Acting Executive Secretary, and Arnoldo André Tinoco, the Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, participated in a meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2022, focused on listening to messages from the regions. Prior to that, both authorities spoke at a virtual side event on Development in Transition.
9 March 2022 | Press Release
At the conclusion of the Fifth Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, representatives from the region committed to redoubling efforts to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda. Authorities and delegates also paid a heartfelt tribute to Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary.
7 March 2022 | Press Release
The Fifth Meeting of this intergovernmental gathering was inaugurated by the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
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.
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.
5 November 2021 | Press Release
Subregional and international authorities and experts debated about how to accelerate the recovery and strengthen economic resilience in the subregion during the 20th meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee, convened by ECLAC.
23 September 2021 | Press Release
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.
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.
19 August 2021 | Press Release
High-level authorities from the region are participating in the Extraordinary Meeting of the Committee on South-South Cooperation of ECLAC, which was inaugurated today.