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President of the Dominican Republic Met with the Executive Secretary of ECLAC

Danilo Medina and Alicia Bárcena highlighted the twelfth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, which is being held this week in the country's capital.

15 October 2013|Press Release

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La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL, Alicia Bárcena, y el Presidente de República Dominicana, Danilo Medina, se reunieron en el Palacio Nacional de Santo Domingo.
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL, Alicia Bárcena, y el Presidente de República Dominicana, Danilo Medina, se reunieron en el Palacio Nacional de Santo Domingo.
Foto: Luis Ruiz Tito/Presidencia República Dominicana.

(14 October 2013) Today, President of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina, welcomed the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, to the National Palace in Santo Domingo.

At their meeting, they analysed various aspects relating to the Caribbean country's economic and social development, while also highlighting the  twelfth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, which will be held from 15 to 18 October in the Hotel Hilton Santo Domingo.

The twelfth session of the Regional Conference on Women is being organized by ECLAC and the Government of the Dominican Republic to bring together regional authorities, international officials, experts and civil-society representatives. President Danilo Medina will take part in the opening scheduled for 9.15 a.m. on Tuesday 15.

At the end of the meeting, the Executive Secretary of ECLAC gave a press conference in the Orlando Martínez Hall of the National Palace.

 

You can watch the Conference live online through the ECLAC website.

For further information, see ://www.eclac.cl/12conferenciamujer/default.asp?idioma=IN.

Any queries or interview requests should be sent to the ECLAC Public Information and Web Services Section.

E-mail: prensa@cepal.org; Telephone: (56 2) 2210 2040.

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