25 September 2020 | News
“Transformation of the development model is urgently needed for a better recovery with resilient, inclusive and sustainable economies,” Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, said during a dialogue on SDG acceleration organized by the government of Costa Rica.
25 September 2020 | Press Release
This solidarity initiative amid the recession caused by the pandemic was presented this Friday by the President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado, along with global leaders, in the framework of the United Nations General Assembly.
24 September 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC, the OECD Development Centre, CAF and the European Union launched the publication Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO) 2020.
23 September 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke with senior company officials and private sector leaders from the Americas, during a virtual event organized by UNITAR’s affiliate in Colombia.
21 September 2020 | Announcement
Thursday 24 September 2020, 16:00 CET (10:00 EST / NYT); 11:00 a.m. Chile time.
14 de September de 2020 | News
Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL, participó hoy en la Cuarta Reunión de Altas Autoridades del Grupo de Trabajo Conjunto de Cumbres sobre el Impacto del COVID-19 en las Américas, en la que subrayó la importancia de la integración regional para la recuperación de la crisis.
14 de September de 2020 | News
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL participó en un evento virtual realizado en el marco de la conmemoración del 199° aniversario de la independencia de las repúblicas centroamericanas.
11 de September de 2020 | News
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL participó hoy en la tercera Conferencia Anual de la Alianza Mundial de Investigación para la Financiación y la Inversión Sostenibles, donde advirtió sobre la necesidad de reformar la arquitectura financiera internacional.
9 September 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in the 24th Annual CAF Conference, where she urged for driving a transformation to elevate productivity, with innovation but also with equality and sustainability at the center.
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.
21 August 2020 | Press Release
Ministers, Deputy Ministers and other high-level officials from 15 Latin American countries held a meeting with the Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
13 August 2020 | News
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, made a presentation during a high-level seminar on the challenges that the crisis arising from the coronavirus poses for both parties.
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.
30 July 2020 | Press Release
New joint report states that economic recovery will only be possible by flattening the curve of contagion. It proposes three phases to control the pandemic, reactivate the economy with protection, and rebuild in an inclusive and sustainable way.
23 de July de 2020 | News
Secretaria Ejecutiva del organismo de las Naciones Unidas, Alicia Bárcena, participó en el IX Encuentro del Triángulo Estratégico América Latina-Europa-África, organizado por el Instituto para la Promoción de América Latina y el Caribe (IPDAL), de Portugal.
23 July 2020 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission, participated today in a conference organized by CELAC and FAO’s regional office for Latin America and the Caribbean.
22 July 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated today in the book launch of The future of work: Trade unions in transformation, published by the Bureau for Workers’ Activities of the International Labour Organization (ILO).
22 July 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary highlighted the positive effects of equality for a better recovery in the wake of the pandemic, during a high-level event organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
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.