La Secretaria Ejecutiva del organismo regional, Alicia Bárcena, realizó una presentación ante los Cancilleres asistentes en República Dominicana a la V Cumbre de Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno del bloque.
Held at ECLAC Caribbean’s sub regional headquarters in Port of Spain, from 19 to 23 September, the workshop focused on forecasting and fiscal transparency in the conduct of Public Expenditure Reviews (PERs).
ECLAC Caribbean trains sixteen representatives from the Ministries of Finance, Education, Health, Agriculture and Social Care of Barbados in the conduct of Public Expenditure Reviews with applications for their respective sectors.
Nineteen senior representatives from Saint Kitts and Nevis’ Ministries of Finance, Agriculture, Education, Health, Social Development, Sustainable Development, and Public Infrastructure actively participated in the training workshop that was held at the Ocean Terrace Inn from 25-29 July 2016.
This initiative complements the recently launched ECLAC proposal for debt for climate adaptation swaps since it is designed to promote fiscal responsibility and build the fiscal resilience of the Caribbean; conditions which are integral to the success of the debt swap proposal.