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.
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.
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.
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.
13 July 2020 | Press Release
In the framework of the OECD-LAC Virtual Social Inclusion Ministerial Summit, Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, called for promoting universal, redistributive and solidarity-based social policies to confront the crisis.
10 July 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a side event at the United Nations High-level Political Forum on COVID-19’s socioeconomic impacts in the region and policy responses for building back better.
9 July 2020 | Statement
Message by the United Nations' Secretary-General, António Guterres, for the launch of policy brief on the impact of COVID-19 on Latin America and the Caribbean.
30 June 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a high-level virtual meeting on “Trends, Options and Strategies in Poverty Eradication Across the World,” an event that marked the inauguration of the United Nations’ Alliance for Poverty Eradication.
25 June 2020 | News
In May 2020, this web tool created to support the region’s countries was among the 10 most viewed pages on ECLAC’s website, with more than 40,000 visits.
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.
26 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated on Tuesday, May 26, in a series of events on the pandemic’s economic, social and environmental effects in the region.
21 May 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC and the ILO presented a new joint publication in which they analyze labour challenges in the wake of the pandemic. The organizations indicate that the crisis will likely cause 11.5 million more people to be unemployed in Latin America and the Caribbean.