Photo taken from Cubadebate.

Photo taken from Cubadebate.

HAVANA, Cuba. – A founding member of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Cuba will be responsible for the organization of the thirty-seventh session, from May 7 to 11, based at the Convention Palace of Havana.

ECLAC press sources recalled that Cuba participates in the activities of that agency of the United Nations Commission, and for the second time in history it will be the scene of the biennial meeting.

The official inauguration ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 8th, and it will be headed by Alicia Barcena Ibarra, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, and Luis Videgaray, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, a country that currently holds the presidency of the Commission.

It is expected the attendance of a High Representative of the Government of Cuba, which will take over the presidency ECLAC the next two years.