2 November 2020 | Press Release
In a special chapter of the “ECLAC’s Horizons” program, the organization’s Executive Secretary delved into the issues addressed during the Commission’s 38th session and the policy proposals for a post-pandemic recovery.
28 October 2020 | Press Release
The United Nations regional commission’s thirty-eighth session concluded today with a ceremony led by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed; the Permanent Representative of Guyana to the UN, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett; ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena; and Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister, Rodolfo Solano.
27 October 2020 | Press Release
At its 38th session, ECLAC unveiled its development proposal for Latin American and Caribbean countries.
26 October 2020 | Press Release
The Presidents of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, and Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, along with UN Secretary-General António Guterres; ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena; the OECD’s Secretary-General, Ángel Gurría; and the IMF’s Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva, kicked off the regional organization’s most important biennial meeting, which will be held virtually through Wednesday, October 28.
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.
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.
20 March 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC, the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), the European Union and the Development Centre of the OECD launched in Buenos Aires the Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO) 2019.
28 January 2019 | Press Release
The academic program will take place between July 15 and September 30, 2019 at the headquarters of the United Nations regional organization in Santiago, Chile.
4 October 2018 | Press Release
The EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a high-level dialogue held in Santiago.
2 October 2018 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional organization, and Stella Zervoudaki, Ambassador and Head of the European Union Delegation in Chile, inaugurated the seminar that initiated a week of debate in Chile about the new concept of “development in transition.”
27 August 2018 | Press Release
Academics and international officials are participating this Monday, August 27, and Tuesday, August 28, in an event organized in Santiago, Chile by ECLAC and the European Union, in the framework of the 70th anniversary of the Commission and of the 19th Summer School on Latin American economies.
13 June 2018 | Press Release
During a seminar organized by the European Union in Panama, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary emphasized the role of international cooperation in supporting countries in transition.
8 May 2018 | Press Release
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena and the Chief of Staff of the Office of the President of Mexico, Francisco Guzmán, inaugurated the regional organization’s most important biennial meeting, being held through Friday, May 11 in Havana.
7 May 2018 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, the organization’s Executive Secretary, participated in a session dedicated to the host country prior to the inauguration of the Commission’s thirty-seventh session.
7 May 2018 | Press Release
The instrument was signed today in the framework of ECLAC’s thirty-seventh session, which is taking place through Friday, May 11 in Havana, Cuba.
9 April 2018 | Press Release
OECD, ECLAC and CAF, with the cooperation of the European Commission, launched today in Brussels the Latin American Economic Outlook 2018 report.
17 May 2017 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the regional United Nations organization, met in Brussels with Neven Mimica, the European Union Commissioner in charge of International Cooperation and Development.
13 October 2016 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations body, opened the first high-level meeting of the OECD Regional Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean.
2 August 2016 | Press Release
According to a report by FAO, ECLAC and ALADI, climate change will affect crop yields, local economies and food security in Northeastern Brazil, Central America and parts of the Andean region.
7 July 2016 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary launched an initiative for an export platform in the region during meetings with businesspeople and government authorities in Berlin.