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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.
11 February 2022 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary delivered a virtual keynote lecture at the 36th Ordinary Assembly of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (Parlatino) held in Panama.
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.
15 December 2021 | Press Release
Today marked the conclusion of the Third Meeting of the Conference on Science, Innovation and Information and Communications Technologies, organized by ECLAC and the Argentine government.
2 December 2021 | Press Release
The Development Centre of the OECD, ECLAC, CAF and the European Commission launch today their joint report Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO) 2021.
9 November 2021 | Press Release
Both parties held their periodic consultation, renewing their cooperation program on diverse thematic areas for the 2022-2024 period.
22 October 2021 | Press Release
The First Meeting for Coordination of the Plan took place today, organized by ECLAC and the Government of Mexico, which holds the bloc’s pro tempore chair.
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.
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.
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.
2 June 2021 | Press Release
The regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a debate on the second day of the 20th session of the United Nations High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation.
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.
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.
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.
27 January 2021 | Press Release
Alberto Fernández delivered a keynote lecture during a high-level meeting at ECLAC’s headquarters in which the United Nations organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated along with the Rector of the University of Chile, Ennio Vivaldi.
22 January 2021 | Press Release
In a new annual report, ECLAC estimates that the value of regional exports fell -13% in 2020 and calls for deepening regional integration to drive the recovery, as well as to reduce gender inequalities in trade.
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.

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