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26 June 2022 | Press Release
A new document by the UN regional commission will be presented to the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean during the Fourth Session of the Regional Conference on Population and Development, to be inaugurated on Tuesday, June 28.
6 June 2022 | Press Release
A new special report by ECLAC indicates that the economic deceleration, higher inflation and the slow and incomplete recovery of labor markets will increase poverty, extreme poverty and food insecurity in the region in 2022.
5 de May de 2022 | Press Release
High-level authorities from Latin America and Europe participated in the first event taking place in the framework of the regional Declaration of Circular Cities.
1 April 2022 | Press Release
The Argentine economist will replace Mexican diplomat Alicia Bárcena, who concluded her mandate on March 31 after nearly 14 years at the helm of ECLAC.
31 March 2022 | Press Release
As of April 1, 2022, she will be succeeded on an interim basis by Mario Cimoli, the Commission’s current Deputy Executive Secretary.
17 March 2022 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary delivered a keynote speech at FAO’s regional headquarters, where tribute was paid to her distinguished trajectory at the United Nations.
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.
25 January 2022 | Press Release
In its annual report Social Panorama of Latin America, ECLAC estimates that the number of people living in extreme poverty rose by around 5 million between 2020 and 2021. The United Nations organization calls for moving towards universal, comprehensive, sustainable and resilient social protection systems.
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.
14 October 2021 | Press Release
The two United Nations agencies released a new joint report addressing the impact of the pandemic on health, the economy and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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.
26 August 2021 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, participated today in a high-level forum organized by FILAC, where she stressed the urgency of reaffirming the centrality of indigenous peoples’ rights and of making the “Good Living” paradigm a reality.
24 July 2021 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission, presented progress on the Comprehensive Plan for Health Self-Sufficiency, during the XXI Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of CELAC.
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.
10 June 2021 | Press Release
The regional commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated today in a solidarity event for forcibly displaced persons and the communities that host them, organized by the governments of Spain, Guatemala and Costa Rica, with the support of UNHCR and the OAS.
20 May 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary delivered a virtual keynote lecture in the framework of a series entitled Post-2030: Women Leaders for a Sustainable Future, organized by the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
29 April 2021 | Press Release
A special issue of the CEPAL Review on COVID-19’s economic and social effects in the region was presented during a webinar led by Alicia Bárcena, the organization’s Executive Secretary.
26 April 2021 | Press Release
The Regional review meeting on the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was inaugurated today.
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.
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.

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