15 July 2021 | News
ECLAC and FAO, in collaboration with other United Nations entities present in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized a regional dialogue prior to the Food Systems Summit 2021.
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.
22 June 2021 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, gave a presentation on a high-level international panel held in the framework of Latin America Energy Week, where she affirmed the urgency of the transition towards renewable energies with full social inclusion.
25 May 2021 | News
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a high-level roundtable convened by the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres.
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
At a side event to the Forum of the Countries on Sustainable Development 2021, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, urged the region to act with a single voice to promote healthier, more sustainable and more equitable food systems.
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.
22 December 2020 | News
ECLAC, CGEE, EPE and the IEA held a webinar entitled “Energy Big Push: Accelerating clean energy innovation in Brazil,” where they presented new publications on investment in clean energy innovation in the South American country.
17 de December de 2020 | News
El documento, elaborado con el apoyo del Gobierno de Noruega, ofrece a los países de la región la oportunidad de avanzar en la implementación transversal y azul de la Agenda 2030, con los océanos como eje central.
30 de September de 2020 | Infographic
Mediante este conjunto de infografías la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) busca contribuir, a partir de su bagaje histórico, a la permanente renovación de la propuesta de desarrollo e integración para Centroamérica. Esta propuesta enfatiza la necesidad de un cambio estructural progresivo que puede impulsarse desde diversos frentes: el sector social, la energía, el cambio climático y sus retos, la infraestructura, la coordinación fiscal, el comercio, la integración productiva y la innovación. Se subraya la importancia de un gran impulso ambiental para la igualdad y la sostenibilidad, sustentado en políticas públicas coordinadas que desvinculen el desarrollo de externalidades ambientales y mejoren la calidad de vida de la población.
30 September 2020 | News
Alicia Bárcena, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, participated via video message in the first Summit on Biodiversity convened by the UN.
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
ECLAC updated its growth projections for Latin American and Caribbean countries today. It underscores that both the external and domestic shocks have been stronger than what was foreseen last April, which led to a downward revision of the figures.
14 July 2020 | Announcement
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15, a new Special Report COVID-19 that will include revised forecasts on employment, poverty and inequality levels in the region in 2020.
22 June 2020 | News
The report, developed by the Comission’s Subregional Headquarters in Port of Spain, will analyze technology uses to promote resilience building and risk mitigation, and will be available later this year.
16 June 2020 | Press Release
New joint report proposes ten measures to prevent the current health crisis from becoming a food crisis.
12 June 2020 | Announcement
A new joint report will be launched virtually on Tuesday, June 16 at a simultaneous press conference by ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and FAO’s Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean, Julio Berdegué.
5 June 2020 | Press Release
The United Nations regional commission joins the call to raise our voices for nature. To confront the pandemic effectively and sustainably, Latin America and the Caribbean must prioritize green, low-carbon solutions that are centered on people and on our planet.