21 de September de 2020 | News
Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL; Harold Robinson, Director Regional del UNFPA para América Latina y el Caribe, y Gerardo Zavaleta, Viceministro de Poblaciones Vulnerables del Perú, inauguraron hoy un diálogo virtual sobre los efectos del COVID-19 en las poblaciones afrodescendientes.
20 August 2020 | News
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Antonina Sasieta, Peru’s Minister of Women and Vulnerable Populations, and Harold Robinson, UNFPA’s Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, took part in a virtual conversation on the impacts of COVID-19 on migrants.
22 June 2020 | News
A document edited by the organization’s Subregional Headquarters in Mexico indicates that intellectual property rules have increased the cost of access to some medicines and can jeopardize full enjoyment of the right to health, which is an especially relevant issue at this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.
24 January 2020 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional organization participated this week in numerous sessions of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, the central theme of which was “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.”
9 December 2019 | News
In a joint publication, the organizations highlighted the Escazú Agreement as a valuable regional contribution for ensuring that actions related to the environment and climate respect, protect and effectively fulfill human rights and basic democratic principles.
11 October 2019 | Press Release
Representatives of the 21 nations that have signed it to date are gathered in Costa Rica at the first meeting of the signatories of the treaty, which seeks to guarantee rights of access in environmental matters.
7 October 2019 | Announcement
This gathering will be attended by representatives of the 21 Latin American and Caribbean nations that have signed the regional treaty so far.
2 de August de 2019 | News
El número 108 de las Notas de Población está disponible para su descarga gratuita en el sitio web de la comisión regional de las Naciones Unidas.
15 July 2019 | News
During a side-event to the 2019 United Nations High-Level Political Forum, experts reaffirm the importance of the Escazú Agreement for Latin America and the Caribbean.
11 July 2019 | Statement
"The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the world’s blueprint for a better future for all on a healthy planet. On World Population Day, we recognize that this mission is closely interrelated with demographic trends including population growth, ageing, migration and urbanization."
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.
7 December 2018 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
29 de November de 2018 | News
Primer conversatorio regional a 30 años de la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño, organizado por la CEPAL y UNICEF, finalizó hoy en Santiago de Chile.
28 November 2018 | Press Release
The event “On the road to equality: 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child” was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s central headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
22 de November de 2018 | Announcement
La reunión, organizada por la comisión regional de las Naciones Unidas y la Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe de UNICEF, se celebrará del 27 al 29 de noviembre en Santiago, Chile.
2 de November de 2018 | News
El encuentro, organizado por la CEPAL y el Consejo Nacional de la Persona Adulta Mayor de Costa Rica, abordó el fortalecimiento de la capacidad nacional de los países de Centroamérica y México para la incorporación de los asuntos de las personas mayores en la implementación y seguimiento de la Agenda 2030.
29 de October de 2018 | Speech
Palabras de Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria ejecutiva de la CEPAL.
13 September 2018 | Press Release
Press release by the Office of the High Commissioner of the United Nations on Human Rights.
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.
20 April 2018 | News
In the framework of the second meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, a briefing was held on regional progress regarding the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration.