15 July 2020 | Press Release
Rodrigo Malmierca, Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of Cuba, in his capacity as chair of ECLAC’s Committee of the Whole, spoke today during a segment on “Regional Forums: Key Messages,” held in the framework of the High-level Political Forum 2020.
15 de July de 2020 | News
En evento especial del Foro Político de Alto Nivel, Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL, resaltó la importancia de integrar la experiencia que las cinco Comisiones Económicas de la ONU tienen sobre economía, contextos sociales y medioambiente, y colocarla en primer plano a través de sus portales.
25 June 2020 | News
Also known as the SDG Gateway, this online portal is the result of a joint effort by United Nations agencies, funds and programs in the region.
1 de June de 2020 | News
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL participó en un panel de alto nivel sobre la relevancia de la agenda de desarrollo sostenible en tiempos del COVID-19, donde llamó a priorizar sectores para un gran impulso ambiental.
22 May 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a high-level virtual meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to review progress on reform of the United Nations Development System and its response to the pandemic.
18 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary met today with members of civil society from Latin America and the Caribbean, where she stressed the region’s commitment to implementing the 2030 Agenda along with the importance of fulfilling it despite the challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
17 May 2020 | News
In a virtual meeting with Latin American and Caribbean countries’ permanent representatives to the United Nations, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, presented the actions taken by the Commission in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
13 May 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary led an extraordinary meeting of the Community of Practice with Caribbean countries that are presenting their Voluntary National Reviews at the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2020.
13 February 2020 | News
The meeting was held ahead of the fourth meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, which will take place from March 28 to 31 in Havana, Cuba.
15 October 2019 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena gave an overview of Latin America and the Caribbean’s economic and social situation and informed participants about the Commission’s priorities for tackling the region’s most pressing challenges.
19 July 2019 | Press Release
A mixed balance emerges for the region following this week’s UN 2019 High-Level Political Forum in New York, where ECLAC participated actively in various sessions.
18 July 2019 | News
ECLAC Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena met in New York with representatives of countries from the region to report the results of the last meeting of the Forum and announce preparations for the next one, to be held in Cuba in April 2020.
17 July 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, led a meeting with representatives of Chile, Guatemala and Guyana on how the UN system can support countries on their path toward sustainable development.
16 July 2019 | Press Release
In the context of the 2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary took part in different sessions in which she addressed the importance of local action, combating inequality in the 21st century and the role played by regional commissions in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.
9 July 2019 | Press Release
On the first day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2019, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, speaking on behalf of the five United Nations regional commissions, gave an account of the progress made toward meeting the SDGs and called for putting equality at the center.
23 May 2019 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, made a presentation at a high-level meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York.
26 April 2019 | Press Release
On Friday, April 26, the third meeting of the regional gathering concluded at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile, having drawn more than 1,000 representatives of government, civil society and international organizations.
26 de April de 2019 | News
Autoridades, funcionarios internacionales y académicos participaron en una mesa redonda sobre la visión integrada de la agenda de desarrollo sostenible en la última jornada del Foro de los Países de América Latina y el Caribe sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible 2019.
26 April 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary presented an analysis of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the Forum of the Countries of Latin America 2019.
25 April 2019 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary.