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Fiftieth meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

Santiago, Chile - 19-20 May 2014

Description

The meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin América and the Caribbean, concluded with the adoption of the following agreements:

Programme

8.30 - 9.00 a.m. Registration of participants

9.00 - 9.30 a.m. Opening session

  • Luis Yáñez, ECLAC
  • Alejandrina Germán, Minister of Women of Dominican Republic in her capacity as Chair of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

9.30 - 9.45 a.m. Adoption of the agenda (agenda item 1)

9.45 - 10.00 a.m. Report by the secretariat on the activities conducted since the twelfth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean (agenda item 2)
Sonia Montaño, Chief of the Division for Gender Affairs of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

10.00 - 10.30 a.m. Coffee break

10.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. Report on the outcome of the forty-fifth session of the Statistical Commission and on the participation by the region in the fifty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the forty-seventh session of the Commission on Population and Development of the United Nations and the thirty-fifth session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) (agenda item 3)

12.30 - 2 p.m. Lunch break

2 - 4 p.m. Strategy of the Presiding Officers for the implementation of the Santo Domingo Consensus, including monitoring progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and the adoption of a post-2015 development agenda (agenda item 4)

4 – 4.30 p.m. Coffee break

4.30 – 5 p.m. Strategy of the Presiding Officers for the implementation of the Santo Domingo Consensus, including monitoring progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and the adoption of a post-2015 development agenda (continuation agenda item 4)

5 – 6 p.m. Presentation of the Declaration on the application of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (agenda item 5)

 

Tuesday 20 May

9.00 - 10.30 a.m. Presentation of the outcome of the project “Promotion of productive development through the inclusion of women in quality jobs in Central America” (agenda item 6)

10.30 - 11.00 a.m. Coffee break

11.00 – 1 p.m. Presentation of the outcome of the project “Promotion of productive development through the inclusion of women in quality jobs in Central America” (continuation agenda item 6)

1 - 2.30 p.m. Lunch break

2.30 – 3 p.m. Other matters (agenda item 7)

3 – 5 p.m. Discussion of agreements

5 - 5.30 p.m. Coffee break

5.30 - 6.00 p.m. Adoption of agreements (agenda item 8) 

Fiftieth meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women
19-20 May 2014
Presiding officers
CEPAL
Av. Dag Hammarskjold 3477
Raúl Prebisch
Santiago
Chile

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