ECLAC Highlights Sustainable Development in Cuba

Port Spain, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The capacity and strength reached by Cuba to promote sustainable development, was recently highlighted by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), said a diplomatic source here Monday.

Diane Quarless, director of this regional organization, said that Havana is at the forefront of the economic thought in this continent.

Guillermo Vazquez, Cuban Ambassador in Trinidad and Tobago, stated that ECLAC recognizes the support of the Cuban government to other Caribbean nations regarding development and cooperation

Achievements stood out during the recently closed 18th meeting of the Committee for Development and Cooperation in the Caribbean (CDCC) of ECLAC, composed by members of the community of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries.

The CDCC was established as a regional mechanism for monitoring and review of the implementation of the program of action for the sustainable development in 2030, including the objectives and goals of sustainable development, their means of implementation and the program of action in Addis Abeba.

Vazquez reminded that the aforementioned meeting emphasized, in addition, in the upcoming celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the ECLAC, February 2018.

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