17 June 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, was one of the main speakers at the High-level Meeting on Middle-Income Countries, convened by the President of the United Nations General Assembly.
1 June 2021 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in a session on a new global tax agenda as part of the Jobs Reset Summit organized by the World Economic Forum.
28 May 2021 | News
During the celebration of the 5th anniversary of the OECD Programme for the region, Alicia Bárcena reaffirmed the importance of addressing current challenges with renewed partnerships and international cooperation based on common interests.
9 de April de 2021 | Press Release
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL participó en el plenario del Consejo Económico y Social de Argentina, que fue inaugurado por el Presidente Alberto Fernández.
18 March 2021 | Press Release
At the conclusion of the fourth meeting of the Forum of the Countries on Sustainable Development, government representatives reaffirmed the dire urgency of building fair, sustainable societies that would tackle inequality and guarantee citizenship and rights, and of acting together as a region to ensure access to vaccines for the entire population.
17 March 2021 | News
Representatives of government, international organizations, the private sector and civil society participated in debates on the second day of the fourth meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, which is being held virtually.
17 March 2021 | News
Authorities, international officials and civil society representatives participated in a panel dedicated to the subregion during the fourth meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development.
5 February 2021 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary gave a keynote lecture on the climate emergency in Latin America and the Caribbean organized by Oxford University’s International Development Department.
27 January 2021 | Press Release
Alberto Fernández delivered a keynote lecture during a high-level meeting at ECLAC’s headquarters in which the United Nations organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated along with the Rector of the University of Chile, Ennio Vivaldi.
16 December 2020 | Press Release
In its Preliminary Overview of the Economies of the region, ECLAC forecasts an average contraction of -7.7% for 2020 – the largest in 120 years – and a rebound of 3.7% in 2021.
4 December 2020 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, participated in one of the OECD’s high-level DEV Talks on integration and its drivers and constraints.
26 November 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated today in a seminar organized by the regional commission in conjunction with the Latin American Reserve Fund (FLAR).
19 November 2020 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the United Nations organization, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a webinar entitled “Latin America: Church, Pope Francis and pandemic-related scenarios,” organized by the papal headquarters.
19 de November de 2020 | Speech
Palabras de Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL.
13 November 2020 | News
At a high-level event organized by UNIDO, the organization’s Deputy Executive Secretary, Mario Cimoli, stressed the importance of developing strategic sectors to overcome the current crisis.
28 de October de 2020 | Speech
Pronunciado por Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL, el 28 de octubre de 2020.
27 October 2020 | Speech
Opening remarks by the Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Alicia Bárcena.
27 October 2020 | Press Release
At its 38th session, ECLAC unveiled its development proposal for Latin American and Caribbean countries.
26 October 2020 | News
In the framework of ECLAC’s 38th session, Foreign Affairs Ministers urgently called for solidarity, multilateralism and international cooperation to be intensified at all levels.
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.