(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.
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