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How to Follow ECLAC’s Session in Mexico

All of those interested in the region’s development will be able to join the live broadcast and participate in the conversation on social media with the hashtags #Horizontes2030 and #Horizons2030.
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13 May 2016
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) of Mexico. Photo: Courtesy of SRE.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) of Mexico. Photo: Courtesy of SRE.

On May 23-27, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will hold in Mexico City its thirty-sixth session, the most important biannual meeting of this United Nations organization, whose mandate is to contribute to the region’s economic, social and environmental development.

Live broadcast

The entire meeting will be broadcast live via the Web site created for this occasion: http://periododesesiones.cepal.org/36/en, which also provides general information about the event, the detailed programme, reference documents and all the news. Any media outlet or organization is free to replicate the broadcast on their own Web sites. See: http://periododesesiones.cepal.org/36/en/live-transmission.

Mobile Application

Another way to access all the event information is by downloading this mobile application, available at Apple Store and Google Play: http://periododesesiones.cepal.org/36/en/node/68

Twitter

We will be tweeting in English and Spanish from the institutional accounts, @cepal_onu and @eclac_un, using the hashtags #Horizontes2030 and #Horizons2030, which refer to the document Horizons 2030: Equality at the Centre of Sustainable Development, which will be officially presented on Thursday, May 26. We will also use the hashtags #CEPAL and #ECLAC and others such as #Agenda2030 and #2030Agenda and #ODS and #SDGs.

Facebook and Google+

On our Facebook pages (https://www.facebook.com/cepal.onu/ and https://www.facebook.com/eclac), we will share content related to the meeting, which will bring together more than 30 ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean along with international officials, scholars and civil society representatives.

On Google+ find us here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+cepal/posts and https://plus.google.com/108419203651970355698/posts.

YouTube

We are already posting videos about the meeting on our YouTube channels, which we will keep updating over the five days of work in Mexico. Subscribe to our channels: https://www.youtube.com/user/CEPALONU and https://www.youtube.com/user/ECLACUN.

Flickr

All the photographs of the event will be published on our institutional Flickr accounts: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cepal/ and https://www.flickr.com/photos/eclac. The corresponding credits will be published on each image.

For questions related to press coverage, contact:
 

In Mexico City: María Luisa Díaz de León, Public Information Official, ECLAC’s Subregional Headquarters in Mexico. E-mail: marialuisa.diaz@cepal.org; Telephone: (52 55) 41705665.

In Santiago, Chile: Félix Ibáñez, Officer-in-Charge of ECLAC’s Public Information Unit. E-mail: prensa@cepal.org; Telephone: (56) 22210 2040.

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