The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean discussed the relationship between debt accumulation, the external sector deficit and lack of robust growth in the Caribbean at a recent meeting in Belize.
Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, led the inauguration of a seminar on the issue in the framework of the Ninth Meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas, which is being held in Mexico.
The Special Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Conference concluded today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Chile, highlighting the progress of the region’s countries on implementation of the Montevideo Consensus.
On October 17 and 18, 2017, the Fifth Workshop of the Latin American and Caribbean Network on the Environmental Footprint of Coffee was held in Lima, Peru, seeking to incorporate environmental sustainability as a factor in export competitiveness.
Presentation of the report on "Public Policies for the Promotion of Fair and Solidarity Trade in Latin America: The Cases of Brazil, Ecuador and Colombia" and the launch of the ECLAC-CLAC publication "The Fair Trade Contribution to Sustainable Development"