Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC's Executive Secretary:
The senior official made this statement in the context of International Women's Day, celebrated on March 8.
8 March 2014:
"I have a message for every girl born today, and to every woman and girl on the planet: Realizing human rights and equality is not a dream, it is a duty of governments, the United Nations and every human being", says the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
On Wednesday, March 12:
The heads of state will be welcomed by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations' organization.
The regional United Nations organization will issue a new position paper that will give continuity to the last two reports, focused on equality.
3 March 2014:
On his message, the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, urges all sectors of society to end illegal wildlife trafficking and commit to trading and using wild plants and animals sustainably and equitably.
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean participates in a meeting in Mexico about economic and social inclusion.
At the meeting, the participants discussed the work being done to bring structural change proposals to the Uruguayan case.
20 February 2014:
"The World Day of Social Justice is observed to highlight the power of global solidarity to advance opportunity for all", says in his message the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.
Experts at a seminar inaugurated today at ECLAC agree:
During the event, which addresses the impact and challenges of cloud computing in Europe and Latin America, an interregional forum will be created to promote mass use of this technology.
The Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, presented a report today with the main statistics on the region's countries to CELAC's foreign affairs ministers, gathered in Cuba.
27 January 2014
"We must be ever vigilant against bigotry, extremist ideologies, communal tensions and discrimination against minorities", the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.