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How to Follow the Twelfth Meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas

The main panels at the meeting will be broadcast live on September 26-28, 2023. The invitation, on social media, is to participate in the debates using the hashtags #estadísticasALC and #statisticsLAC.
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22 September 2023
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The Twelfth Meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), which will take place on September 26-28, 2023 at ECLAC’s main headquarters in Santiago, Chile. During the meeting, authorities and representatives from the National Statistics Offices of Latin American and Caribbean countries will debate issues of relevance for the region’s statistical development, such as the strengthening of statistics on the environment, climate change and disasters, and progress on the implementation of platforms for access to statistical and geographical information.

The meeting will be inaugurated on Tuesday, September 26 at 10 a.m. local time in Santiago, Chile (UTC/GMT -3) by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary; Marco Lavagna, Director-General of the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC) of Argentina, the country serving as Chair of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC; and Stefan Schweinfest, Director of the United Nations Statistics Division (participating virtually).

At this event, member states will address the use of statistical models to expand the availability of disaggregated data and regional mechanisms for strengthening compliance with the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics.

In addition, they will examine the outcomes of the Conference’s Biennial Programme of Regional and International Cooperation Activities, 2022–2023 and will present and approve the proposals for establishing working groups for the 2024–2025 period. They will also elect the Conference’s new Executive Committee for 2024–2025.


The website created for the occasion, provides general event information, the program schedule, reference documents, press releases and news, as well as links to ECLAC’s social media. The site also lists the multiple actors participating, in addition to other information sources.

Live broadcast

All the gathering’s panels will be transmitted live via the following platforms:

In addition, the event’s opening and closing sessions can be followed via:

Any media outlet or organization is free to replicate the transmission on their own Internet portals.

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We will be posting in English and Spanish from both of our institutional accounts, @cepal_onu and @eclac_un, with the hashtags #estadísticasALC and #statisticsLAC. We’ll also use #CEPAL and #ECLAC.


We’ll be sharing diverse contents related to the meeting on our Facebook pages at and


The entire conference will remain available on our YouTube channels for later consultation. Subscribe at and


All photographs of the event will be published on our institution’s Flickr accounts: and Corresponding credits will be published for each image.

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