19 May 2020 | Press Release
The UN Regional Commission and the Eastern Caribbean regional integration organization agreed on a framework for enhanced cooperation and understanding to assist OECS Member States achieve the environmental dimension of sustainable development through the Escazú Agreement.
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.
27 April 2018 | Press Release
The twenty-seventh session of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC) took place in Saint Lucia today and brought together senior decision makers from across the Caribbean.
26 April 2018 | Press Release
The meeting convened by ECLAC and hosted by the Government of Saint Lucia, took place today in Gros Islet.
20 November 2017 | News
The CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference: “Building a more Climate Resilient Community” looks to mobilise international financial support for the countries devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
25 October 2017 | News
In an effort to bring life to the discussions and conclusions of a recent study on the art and craft sector completed by the Economic Commission for Latin and America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the organization is hosting an art and craft exhibition from 25-27 October 2017, in collaboration with Trinidad and Tobago’s Central Handicraft Association of Artisans and Talented Traders (CHATT).
24 October 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC’s debt relief proposal for the countries most affected by recent hurricanes was presented by Alicia Bárcena, the organization’s Executive Secretary, at a high-level ECOSOC meeting in New York.
31 July 2017 | News
Strengthening synergies between the tourism and art and craft sectors is one of the keys to bolstering incomes from Caribbean tourists, while supporting local artisans.This was one of the observations made at an expert group meeting held on 26 July 2017 at the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean’s (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean in Port of Spain.
18 May 2017 | News
ECLAC workshop provides a platform for Member States to discuss practical steps towards establishing national institutional frameworks for SDG implementation in the Caribbean.
8 September 2016 | News
ECLAC and GIZ convene meeting to assess the impact of the project entitled “Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean: Reducing the Carbon Footprint in the Caribbean through the Promotion of Energy Efficiency (EE) and the Use of Renewable Energy (RE) Technologies”.
19 July 2016 | News
In the wake of the 2008 – 2011 financial crisis, and recognizing that its dependency on fossil energy increased its vulnerability to supply and price fluctuations, Dominica decided to pursue sustainable energy strategies that support the promotion of energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives.
16 May 2016 | News
High level decision makers make ready to seize the many opportunities to be gained through initiatives in renewable energy technologies in the Caribbean, as ECLAC convenes a Regional Policy Dialogue and Training Workshop, with the support of the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ).
22 April 2016 | Speech
Opening Statement by Antonio Prado, Deputy Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
22 April 2016 | Press Release
The Deputy Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Antonio Prado, opened the 26th session of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee in Saint Kitts and Nevis.
21 April 2016 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the United Nations’ Commission, Alicia Bárcena, detailed the proposal during the fourth meeting of the Caribbean Development Roundtable (CDR).
5 April 2016 | News
The eighth meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee of the Regional Coordinating Mechanism (TAC/RCM) for implementationof the SIDS sustainable development agenda and SDGs in the Caribbean will be hosted by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) at its subregional Headquarters in Port of Spain.
14 March 2016 | News
ECLAC offers technical insight on energy efficiency and renewable energy, with a view to enhancing Saint Lucia’s capacity to create improved financing products in order to attract investment that will encourage the development of the energy sector in the country.
8 December 2015 | Press Release
The United Nations regional organization presented this proposal in the framework of the international conference against global warming that is being held in Paris.
25 August 2015 | News
In Saint Lucia, delegates will also learn about the negotiation process for forging a regional agreement on Principle 10.
26 June 2015 | News
Ministers and high-level Government representatives from the Caribbean gathered in Trinidad and Tobago to consider progress made in implementation of development strategies for the region on occasion of the 17th meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC).