A year after being opened for signature, the first regional treaty on environmental matters was signed today by two countries and ratified by five nations at the global organization’s headquarters in New York.
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary met with the Prime Ministers of Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the framework of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly being held in New York.
En diálogo multiactor realizado en la sede del organismo en Santiago de Chile, los participantes llamaron a avanzar hacia sinergias entre minería, cambio climático y la búsqueda de un desarrollo más justo y sostenible.
On Wednesday, August 7, Peter Thomson will meet with Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN regional organization, and will hold a press conference afterwards at the Commission’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
Regional technicians gathered for an expert group meeting (EGM) hosted by ECLAC Caribbean to discuss intense rainfall, storm surges and hurricanes which have resulted in an increased number of flooding events in the Caribbean over recent times.
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary took part in an event organized by the UN Global Compact and the permanent missions of Argentina and Lebanon on the sidelines of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development going on through Friday in New York.
In the context of the 2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary took part in different sessions in which she addressed the importance of local action, combating inequality in the 21st century and the role played by regional commissions in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, concluded a two-day visit to Spain where she presented the report “Latin American Economic Outlook 2019” and held meetings with government authorities, among other activities.