31 July 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC presents its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighting the importance of expanding fiscal space and reorienting investment, productivity and monetary policies to spur the economies of countries in the region.
25 July 2019 | Press Release
In the context of an official two-day visit, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, met with President Juan Orlando Hernández and participated in the inauguration of the National Commission on the 2030 Agenda.
24 July 2019 | Announcement
The organization will release its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019 in a press conference, next Wednesday, July 31.
19 July 2019 | Press Release
A mixed balance emerges for the region following this week’s UN 2019 High-Level Political Forum in New York, where ECLAC participated actively in various sessions.
18 July 2019 | News
ECLAC Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena met in New York with representatives of countries from the region to report the results of the last meeting of the Forum and announce preparations for the next one, to be held in Cuba in April 2020.
17 July 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, led a meeting with representatives of Chile, Guatemala and Guyana on how the UN system can support countries on their path toward sustainable development.
9 July 2019 | Press Release
On the first day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2019, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, speaking on behalf of the five United Nations regional commissions, gave an account of the progress made toward meeting the SDGs and called for putting equality at the center.
27 June 2019 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, reiterated the importance of reducing the high level of tax evasion and illicit financial flows, upon presenting the “Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019” in Washington.
21 June 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, concluded a two-day visit to Spain where she presented the report “Latin American Economic Outlook 2019” and held meetings with government authorities, among other activities.
17 June 2019 | News
Over its 21 years in existence, this bulletin has become a key instrument for communicating ECLAC’s ideas regarding the development of Latin America and the Caribbean.
17 June 2019 | News
The course drew the participation of officials from the offices of planning and evaluation of the Ministries of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries, Economy and Finance, Social Development and the Planning and Budget Office.
13 June 2019 | News
Researchers, private-sector professionals, businesspeople, representatives of civil society, policymakers and civil servants are invited to submit case studies.
23 May 2019 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, made a presentation at a high-level meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York.
22 May 2019 | Speech
Statement by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, in the ECOSOC operational activities for development segment, 2019.
17 May 2019 | Press Release
The 19th meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC) was held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
15 May 2019 | Press Release
A new joint ECLAC-ILO publication analyzes aspects of fulfillment of the 2030 Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goal No. 8 (on decent work and economic growth).
14 May 2019 | News
The organization’s Deputy Executive Secretary, Mario Cimoli, made a presentation on a high-level panel convened by the President of the UN General Assembly, in New York.
26 April 2019 | Press Release
On Friday, April 26, the third meeting of the regional gathering concluded at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile, having drawn more than 1,000 representatives of government, civil society and international organizations.
26 April 2019 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary presented an analysis of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the Forum of the Countries of Latin America 2019.
25 April 2019 | Op-ed
Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary.