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29 September 2022 | Press Release
In the context of the XIV Ministerial Forum on Development of Latin America and the Caribbean, the Fifth Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean of ECLAC will take place in Cuenca, Ecuador.
8 September 2022 | Press Release
The report highlights that while achievement with the education goals established in SDG4 of the 2030 Agenda was not assured before the COVID-19 pandemic, it is much less so now. The agencies emphasize that the targets will not be met without a change in the direction of policies and resource allocation for education.
30 August 2022 | Press Release
Government authorities, international officials and specialists participated in the opening session of the Second Regional Seminar on Social Development, organized virtually by ECLAC in collaboration with various institutions.
10 August 2022 | Press Release
Mario Cimoli, Acting Executive Secretary of ECLAC, inaugurated an international seminar along with Chile’s Minister of Health, María Begoña Yarza, and the Director of PAHO, Carissa F. Etienne.
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.
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.
10 de May de 2022 | Press Release
Principal publicación académica del organismo incluye además artículos sobre la acumulación del capital en la región, cambio tecnológico y mercados laborales, entre otros temas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
15 November 2021 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional commission, made an official visit to Lima today, where she met with President Pedro Castillo and members of his Cabinet.
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.
4 November 2021 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, and Camillo Gonsalves, Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Information Technology of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, led a seminar on this issue prior to the 20th meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee.
28 October 2021 | Press Release
Today marked the close of the Fourth Session of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by ECLAC in conjunction with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and with support from the Government of Antigua and Barbuda.
26 October 2021 | Press Release
Authorities from Antigua and Barbuda and Mexico along with representatives of ECLAC and UNDP participated in the inauguration of the Fourth Session of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, which is taking place virtually through Thursday, October 28.
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.

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