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UNECA: Research and analysis, News and press releases and Resources — December 2020

Building a better post-COVID-19 world and accelerating implementation of the 2030 Agenda: Regional analysis and policy responses ECA Research and analysis Building Forward Together Financing a Sustainable Recovery for All (Report – November) Economic and Social Impacts of Covid-19 in Eastern Africa (Report – 25 November) News and press releases African Economic Conference 2020 (Event […]

Seminar “International Financial Cooperation amid the Latin American Economic Crisis”

The Executive Secretary spoke at a seminar entitled International financial cooperation amid the Latin American economic crisis, organized by ECLAC and the Latin American Reserve Fund (FLAR). Other participants included José Darío Uribe, FLAR’s Executive President, and José Antonio Ocampo, a Professor at Columbia University. The event was moderated by Carlos Giraldo, the Director of […]

Casa America presentation event of the Latin American Economic Outlook 2020 (LEO 2020)

The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the OECD Development Centre, the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) and the European Commission (EC presented their joint publication Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO) 2020 at a special event organized by Casa America. The meeting was inaugurated by Cristina Gallach, Spain’s Secretary of State for […]

International Seminar “Social cohesion, well-being guarantees and social protection: keys to a post-pandemic reconstruction with equality in Latin America”

The joint ECLAC-UNDP-AECID seminar “Social cohesion, well-being guarantees and social protection: keys to a post-pandemic reconstruction with equality in Latin America” was inaugurated by Mario Cimoli, Deputy Executive Secretary of ECLAC in representation of the Executive Secretary; Claudia Mojica, UNDP Resident Representative in Chile; Silvia Rucks,  Resident Coordinator of the UN in Chile, and Enrique Ojeda Vila, […]

Activities in commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

On 24 November, the Executive Secretary was one of the main speakers at a high-level political event entitled “Violence against women and girls: the shadow pandemic,” organized virtually by UN-Women with regional offices of the UNDS, and which also featured remarks by Christian Salazar, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United […]

VII Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean

Ministers and other high-level authorities from Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as specialists on digital matters, participated from 23-26 November 23-26 in the Seventh Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean (eLAC 2022), jointly organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Government […]

High-level launch of the COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker UNDP-UN Women

Deputy Executive Secretary, Mario Cimoli, represented of ECLAC at the high-level launch event of the COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker. At the activity, the results of government policy responses contained in the Global Analysis of the Gender Response to COVID-19, prepared by UNDP and UN Women, were shared. This Global Tracker contains 2,500 measures from […]

Vatican Conference “Latin America: Church, Pope Francis and pandemic-related scenarios”

The Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Alicia Bárcena, participated in a webinar entitled “Latin America: Church, Pope Francis and pandemic-related scenarios” organized by the Holy See university headquarters. The first day of the event, which ran through November 20th, featured the special participation of Pope Francis (via a video message) and also included the participation of Cardinal […]

Triad Conference “Outlook for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the era of COVID-19”

The Executive Secretary gave a keynote address at a virtual seminar organized by “La Triada”, a strategic alliance between universities from Chile, Colombia and Mexico (Mexico’s Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Chile’s Catholic University and Colombia’s Andes University). During the conference, she highlighted the changes that have occurred in the world since the […]

Georgetown University LA Leadership Program – Public Private Partnerships and Economic Opening

The Deputy Executive Secretary, Mario Cimoli, participated in Georgetown University’s Latin America Leadership Programme (LALP) 2020 virtual  alumni meeting. He highlighted the Latin American and Caribbean regional context, the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 and ECLAC’s perspectives towards recovery. He also presented the main findings and policy recommendations of ECLAC’s position document Building a New Future: Transformative Recovery […]