Panel 1: Rethinking the social compact, with inclusion and equity: financing of universal social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean
October 2, 2023
03 October 2023
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Raúl Prebisch Room
Moderator: Almudena Fernández, Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean of UNDP
Linda Maguire, Deputy Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean of UNDP
Jose Avendaño, Deputy Minister for Social and Institutional Planning in the Ministry of People’s Power for Planning of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Francisca Gallegos Jara, Undersecretary for Social Services of the Ministry of Social Development and Family Affairs of Chile
Irma Yolanda Núñez, Coordinator of Social Affairs of the Office of the Presidential Commissioner for Cabinet Operations of El Salvador
Vindhya Persaud, Minister of Human Services and Social Security of Guyana (pre-recorded video message, to be confirmed)
Alberto Arenas de Mesa, Chief of the Social Development Division of ECLAC
Statements by delegations
COP27: The challenges and opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean
In Latin America and the Caribbean, home to 46.5% of the world's forests and responsible for the production of 8.1% greenhouse gas emissions, the strengthening an...
Declaration of Cuenca
Los Ministerios a cargo de áreas sociales, económicas y ambientales en América Latina y el Caribe, reunidos en la ciudad de Cuenca, Ecuador, los días 29-30 de sep...
Internet access and use in Latin America and the Caribbean
This policy note focuses primarily on access to, and use of, the internet by households in LAC. The findings provide a snapshot of how connectivity varies between...
Migration in Mexico: complexities and challenges
Mexico has one of the most complex migratory contexts in the world, one that is marked by high levels of emigration and increasingly large numbers of forcibly dep...