14 July 2021 | News
The UN regional commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and the Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, Rodolfo Solano, participated in a meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2021, focused on listening to messages from the regions.
2 July 2021 | Infographic
The Network of National Public Investment Systems of Latin America and the Caribbean (RedSNIP) was created in 2010 to strengthen the functioning of these state systems. It is currently made up of the directors of the SNIPs of the region and is supported by ECLAC, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.
30 June 2021 | News
The regional commission’s Office in Bogotá organized a radio program to reflect on the project analyzing territorial links in the department of Tolima.
31 March 2021 | News
In March, ECLAC’s office in that country held a virtual workshop on training and capacity building in territorial linkages for southern Tolima department, focusing on five core themes: territorial identity, rural and urban ties, value chains present in the territory, the importance of telling regional stories, and the formulation and development of agreements and negotiations.
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.
17 March 2021 | News
Representatives of government, international organizations, the private sector and civil society participated in debates on the second day of the fourth meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, which is being held virtually.
16 March 2021 | Press Release
The fourth meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development was inaugurated today by high-level authorities who called urgently for reinvigorating the regional response to the pandemic.
15 February 2021 | Announcement
Due to the global epidemiological situation, this event will take place virtually on March 15-18, 2021. During the meeting, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present a report on regional progress and challenges in relation to the 2030 Agenda.
12 November 2020 | Press Release
Today, senior authorities from Latin American and Caribbean countries held the twenty-eighth meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Council for Planning of ECLAC’s Latin American and Caribbean Institute for Economic and Social Planning (ILPES).
10 November 2020 | Announcement
The twenty-eighth meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Council for Planning of ECLAC’s Latin American and Caribbean Institute for Economic and Social Planning (ILPES) will take place virtually on November 12.
26 October 2020 | Speech
Opening remarks by the Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Alicia Bárcena.
20 October 2020 | Announcement
This UN regional commission’s most important biennial meeting will be carried out virtually for the first time in history.
20 October 2020 | News
This pivotal meeting themed, “Investing in higher education to build more diversified and resilient post-COVID economies”, which drew over 100 participants was convened jointly with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC) to put a spotlight on the urgent need for investment in the region’s higher education sector.
24 September 2020 | News
At a virtual leaders' summit, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary also pointed up the Escazú Agreement, which guarantees access to information, justice and public participation in environmental matters.
31 de August de 2020 | Press Release
Principal publicación académica del organismo incluye además artículos sobre política fiscal, industria manufacturera en México y la técnica de programación cepalina y los economistas en Argentina a mediados del siglo XX, entre otros temas.
4 August 2020 | Press Release
Representatives of ECLAC’s member countries met today at the thirty-fifth session of the Commission’s Committee of the Whole, in which Costa Rica assumed the regional organization’s Presidency Pro Tempore for the next two years.
15 July 2020 | Press Release
Rodrigo Malmierca, Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of Cuba, in his capacity as chair of ECLAC’s Committee of the Whole, spoke today during a segment on “Regional Forums: Key Messages,” held in the framework of the High-level Political Forum 2020.
3 de June de 2020 | News
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL participó hoy en el evento “Organizaciones Internacionales y su rol ante la crisis sanitaria”, organizado por la Contraloría General de la República de Chile y la Organización Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Entidades Fiscalizadoras Superiores (OLACEFS).
22 May 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a high-level virtual meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to review progress on reform of the United Nations Development System and its response to the pandemic.
13 May 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary led an extraordinary meeting of the Community of Practice with Caribbean countries that are presenting their Voluntary National Reviews at the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2020.