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Fifty-Fifth Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

The fifty-fifth meeting of the Presiding Officers will be held in Santiago on 25-26 May 2017

Santiago, Chile - 25-26 May 2017

Description

In consultation with the Government of Uruguay, in its capacity as Chair of the Presiding Officers elected at the thirteenth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, held in Montevideo in October 2016, the Presiding Officers agreed to hold their fifty-fifth meeting from 25 to 26 May 2017 at ECLAC headquarters in Santiago.

At their fifty-fifth meeting, the Presiding Officers will review the activities carried out to apply the Montevideo Strategy for Implementation of the Regional Gender Agenda within the Sustainable Development Framework by 2030, which was adopted by ECLAC member States at the thirteenth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Presiding Officers will receive reports on the participation of the secretariat and of national machineries for the advancement of women in relevant meetings. In particular, the outcome of the first meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development and its linkages with the Regional Gender Agenda and the Montevideo Strategy will be reviewed.

A panel discussion will be held on the link between vocational education and training and young women’s participation in the labour force in the region, and the Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean will present a new study on gender equality plans in the region. Pursuant to paragraphs 10 and 11 of resolution 6(XIII) adopted at the thirteenth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, a report will be presented on the progress made by the working group on the regional fund in support of women’s and feminist organizations and movements.

 

25/05/2017

  • 09:00 to 09:30
    Inauguración
    • Raúl García-Buchaca
      Secretario Ejecutivo Adjunto para Administración y Análisis de Programas de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)
      Mariella Mazzotti
      Directora del Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres del Uruguay, en su calidad de Presidenta de la Mesa Directiva de la Conferencia Regional sobre la Mujer de América Latina y el Caribe
  • 09:30 to 11:00
    Report on the activities carried out by the secretariat since the thirteenth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean (Montevideo, 25-28 October 2016).
    • María Nieves Rico
      Directora de la División de Asuntos de Género de la CEPAL
      Marcela Eternod
      Secretaria Ejecutiva del Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres (INMUJERES) de México, en ejercicio de la Vicepresidencia de la Conferencia Regional sobre la Mujer de América Latina y el Caribe
      Jimy Ferrer
      Oficial de Asuntos Económicos de la División de Desarrollo Sostenible y Asentamientos Humanos de la CEPAL
      Luis Fidel Yáñez
      Oficial a Cargo de la Oficina del Secretario de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)
      Alejandra Mora
      Ministra de la Condición de la Mujer y Presidenta Ejecutiva del Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres (INAMU) de Costa Rica, en el ejercicio de la Vicepresidencia de la Conferencia Regional sobre la Mujer de América Latina y el Caribe
  • 11:15 to 13:00
    Reports by the countries on the application of the Montevideo Strategy for the Implementation of the Regional Gender Agenda within the Sustainable Development Framework by 2030, with a focus on women’s economic autonomy.
  • 16:15 to 17:00
    Presentation of the study by the Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean, Gender equality plans in Latin America and the Caribbean: road maps for development
  • 17:00 to 17:45
    Report of the working group on the regional fund in support of women’s and feminist organizations and movements
    • Mariella Mazzotti
      Directora del Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres del Uruguay, en su calidad de Presidenta de la Mesa Directiva de la Conferencia Regional sobre la Mujer de América Latina y el Caribe
      Experiencias de ONU Mujeres en la Gestión de Fondos de apoyo a iniciativas para la Igualdad de Género
      Informe de la Secretaría sobre el Fondo Regional de apoyo a Organizaciones y Movimientos de Mujeres y Feministas
      Report by the Secretariat on the Regional Fund on support of Women’s and Feminist Organizations and Movements

26/05/2017

  • 09:15 to 11:15
    Panel discussion on vocational education and training and young women’s participation in the labour force
    • Moderadora: Janet Camilo.
      Ministra de la Mujer de la República Dominicana
      Beate Stirø
      Embajadora de Noruega en Chile
      Leandro Sepúlveda
      Investigador de la Universidad Alberto Hurtado de Chile y Consultor de la CEPAL
      Cristina Bloj
      Investigadora de la Universidad Nacional de Rosario de la Argentina y Consultora de la CEPAL
      Ana Gabriela Buquet Corleto
      Directora del Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios de Género de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) y Consultora de la CEPAL
      Marcela Arellano
      Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Secretaria de Educación Técnico profesional del Ministerio de Educación de Chile
      Comentario de Lidia Arthur Brito
      Directora de la Oficina Regional de Ciencias para América Latina y el Caribe de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Educación, la Ciencia y la Cultura (UNESCO)
  • 14:30 to 15:45
    Adoption of the agreements
    • Acuerdos aprobados en la 55ª Mesa Directiva de la Conferencia Regional sobre la Mujer de América Latina y el Caribe
      Agreements - Fifty-Fifth Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean
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25-26 May 2017
Presiding officers
Av. Dag Hammarskjöld 3477
Santiago Metropolitana de Santiago
Chile

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