10 July 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary called on countries to promote an Environmental Big Push in the wake of COVID-19, where the economy, employment and sustainability go together, during an event organized by the OECD.
18 June 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, presented a new book today that exhaustively reviews the effects of climate change in the region and the policies addressing it.
5 June 2020 | Press Release
The United Nations regional commission joins the call to raise our voices for nature. To confront the pandemic effectively and sustainably, Latin America and the Caribbean must prioritize green, low-carbon solutions that are centered on people and on our planet.
19 de December de 2019 | Press Release
Principal publicación académica del organismo incluye además artículos sobre precariedad laboral en Chile, disparidades fiscales regionales en Uruguay y una exploración empírica de la calidad de vida del adulto mayor, entre otros temas.
29 de November de 2019 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL; Ennio Vivaldi, Rector de la Universidad de Chile y Luis Pinto, Rector de la Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, encabezaron la ceremonia de lanzamiento del Informe País: Estado del Medio Ambiente en Chile 2018, que fue presentado por el académico Nicolo Gligo.
13 June 2019 | News
Researchers, private-sector professionals, businesspeople, representatives of civil society, policymakers and civil servants are invited to submit case studies.
4 June 2019 | Press Release
On the occasion of World Environment Day 2019, the central theme of which is air pollution, the United Nations organization calls on Latin American and Caribbean States to advance on coordinated action at a local, national, regional and international level to address this problem.
25 April 2019 | News
Authorities and experts reiterated its importance for environmental democracy in the region at a workshop held during the Forum of the Countries of Latin America on Sustainable Development 2019.
22 April 2019 | Infographic
To contribute to the protection of the right of every person of present and future generations to live in a healthy environment and to sustainable development, the first regional environmental treaty of Latin America and the Caribbean guarantees the full and effective implementation of the rights of access to environmental information, public participation in the environmental decision-making process and access to justice in environmental matters.
4 March 2019 | Press Release
On the first anniversary of its adoption, the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, publishes an open letter highlighting the relevance of this first environmental treaty in the region.
27 September 2018 | News
An event held at the Open Society Foundation in New York brought together various stakeholders who have participated in the process of this treaty, which was already signed by 14 countries of the region today at UN headquarters.
27 September 2018 | Press Release
The “Escazú Agreement” was opened for signing by Latin American and Caribbean States in a ceremony held in the context of the UN General Assembly in New York.
26 September 2018 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
The ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 27 at the global organization’s headquarters in New York.
14 de August de 2018 | News
Expertos debaten en seminario en la CEPAL sobre los efectos sociales, económicos y ambientales que genera la actividad minera en la región.
10 de August de 2018 | Announcement
Seminario se realizará el 14 y 15 de agosto en la sede de la CEPAL, en Santiago de Chile.
30 de July de 2018 | News
Documento fue suscrito hoy por la Secretaria Ejecutiva del organismo de las Naciones Unidas, Alicia Bárcena, y el Embajador de Francia en Chile, Roland Dubertrand.
5 June 2018 | Press Release
Today the United Nations body joined the Steering Committee of InforMEA, a platform that brings together all multilateral environmental agreements worldwide.
10 May 2018 | Press Release
Authorities spotlighted the proposal laid out in ECLAC’s document “The Inefficiency of Inequality,” which was presented today in Cuba by the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
4 de March de 2018 | Speech
Intervención de Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL.