Cuba Will Participate, as President pro tempore of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), in Session 35 of the Committee of of the Whole of that organization, which will be held virtually on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, between 11:00 and 13:00, Radio Reloj reports.
The main objective of this Committee of the Whole is to get an agreement among the Member States of ECLAC on the election of the next country in the Latin American and Caribbean region that will hold the pro tempore Presidency of the Commission during its 38th Session.
As it is known, Cuba has held the Pro Tempore Presidency of ECLAC since May 2018, when the Commission’s 37th Period of Sessions was held.
During these two years, the nation has represented the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in different international forums and meetings, has chaired the main meetings of the Commission and has promoted concrete actions in pursuit of sustainable development in the region.
Next Tuesday, August 4, the Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of Cuba (MINCEX), Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz, will intervene in the framework of the Committee of the Whole to convey the main results and the country’s experience as President pro tempore of ECLAC , as well as the vision of the obstacles and challenges that the region will have to face, increased by the effects of the current pandemic, on the path towards Sustainable Development and towards more prosperous, just and equitable societies.
The MINCEX minister’s speech will be available next Tuesday on the official website of the ministry itself www.mincex.gob.cu and in their profiles on social network sites.