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3 de September de 2021 | Press Release
La Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) y el Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA) presentaron el informe “Perspectivas de la Agricultura y del Desarrollo Rural en las Américas, una mirada hacia América Latina y el Caribe".
31 August 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s new annual report warns that the crisis has worsened the region’s structural problems, forecasts a deceleration for next year, and affirms that in order to sustain inclusive, dynamic and sustainable growth, more investment and employment are needed.
26 August 2021 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, participated today in a high-level forum organized by FILAC, where she stressed the urgency of reaffirming the centrality of indigenous peoples’ rights and of making the “Good Living” paradigm a reality.
20 August 2021 | Press Release
The proposal, which seeks to strengthen the region’s institutional framework in the area of cooperation, will be submitted to ECLAC’s Committee of the Whole for consideration in November.
19 August 2021 | Press Release
High-level authorities from the region are participating in the Extraordinary Meeting of the Committee on South-South Cooperation of ECLAC, which was inaugurated today.
17 August 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in the launch of the State of the Climate in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020 Report, produced by the World Meteorological Organization.
5 August 2021 | Press Release
In a new report, ECLAC calls on the region’s countries to channel FDI flows – which are expected to hold steady in 2021 – towards activities that generate greater productivity, innovation and technology.
24 July 2021 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission, presented progress on the Comprehensive Plan for Health Self-Sufficiency, during the XXI Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of CELAC.
8 July 2021 | Press Release
In a new report, ECLAC raised its regional growth estimate for this year to 5.2% based on an economic rebound but that does not ensure sustained expansion. It warns that the social impacts of the crisis are worsening and will continue during the recovery.
17 June 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, was one of the main speakers at the High-level Meeting on Middle-Income Countries, convened by the President of the United Nations General Assembly.
14 June 2021 | Press Release
A new ECLAC-ILO joint publication warns that in order to reduce the high unemployment rates seen during the pandemic, significant efforts will be needed on employment policies aimed at the most vulnerable groups.
10 June 2021 | Press Release
The regional commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated today in a solidarity event for forcibly displaced persons and the communities that host them, organized by the governments of Spain, Guatemala and Costa Rica, with the support of UNHCR and the OAS.
2 June 2021 | Press Release
The regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a debate on the second day of the 20th session of the United Nations High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation.
1 June 2021 | Press Release
At an event organized by the Regional Office of UNEP and the National College of Mexico, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary urged for changing the development paradigm that has led to overshooting the planet’s limits, with high economic and social costs.
1 June 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in a session on a new global tax agenda as part of the Jobs Reset Summit organized by the World Economic Forum.
20 May 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary delivered a virtual keynote lecture in the framework of a series entitled Post-2030: Women Leaders for a Sustainable Future, organized by the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
6 May 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary was one of the main speakers at a high-level roundtable on a WTO Investment Facilitation Framework for Development for Latin American economies.
29 April 2021 | Press Release
A special issue of the CEPAL Review on COVID-19’s economic and social effects in the region was presented during a webinar led by Alicia Bárcena, the organization’s Executive Secretary.
26 April 2021 | Press Release
The Regional review meeting on the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was inaugurated today.
22 April 2021 | Press Release
On the day of celebrations organized by ECLAC, the region’s countries reaffirmed the importance of the first regional environmental treaty and their commitment to protecting the planet and the people who defend it.

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