ECLAC’s Executive Secretary gave a keynote speech in the framework of the colloquium “Central America and Mexico at a crossroads today,” organized by the United Nations regional organization, The College of Mexico and the Central American Integration System (SICA).
ECLAC’s most senior representative participated in the Dialogue of the Executive Secretaries of the United Nations Regional Commissions with the Second Committee of the 73rd session of the General Assembly in New York.
ECLAC Caribbean carries out follow-up training to disaster assessment missions carried out last year to quantify the economic, social and environmental effects and impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
ECLAC trains representatives from Cuba’s Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment, as well as other professionals working in disaster analysis and planning units in correlated areas such as water, sanitation and agriculture.
The meeting, co-organized by ECLAC, MINURVI and UN-Habitat, will take place on October 16-19 at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile.
Inés Bustillo, Director of the ECLAC Washington Office, and ten other international organizations signed an agreement to formalize a framework of collaboration and to facilitate cooperation in support of the implementation and follow-up of the mandates of the Summits of the Americas.