Sixty-first meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

Virtual, Chile - 29-30 Sep 2021
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Sixty-first meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean will be held virtually from 29 to 30 September 2021. The meeting is being organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), as secretariat of the Conference, in coordination with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women).

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All sessions are in Chilean time (GMT-3)
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Programme

29/09/2021

  • 10:00 to 10:25
    Opening session of the sixty-first meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean
    • Raúl García-Buchaca, Deputy Executive Secretary for Management and Programme Analysis of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
    • María-Noel Vaeza, Regional Director for the Americas and the Caribbean of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women)
    • Mónica Zalaquett, Minister of Women’s Affairs and Gender Equity of Chile, in her capacity as Chair of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • 10:25 to 10:30
    Adoption of the agenda
  • 10:30 to 12:30
    High-level panel: Towards a care society for recovery with gender equality and sustainability

    Moderator: Mónica Zalaquett, Minister of Women’s Affairs and Gender Equity of Chile, in her capacity as Chair of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

    • Ana Güezmes García, Chief of the Division for Gender Affairs of ECLAC
    • Nadine Gasman, President of the National Women’s Institute (INMUJERES) of Mexico
    • Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport of Jamaica
    • James Heintz, Chair of the Department of Economics, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Board member of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE)
    • Maritza Velásquez, General Coordinator, Asociación de Trabajadoras del Hogar a Domicilio y de Maquila (ATRAHDOM) of Guatemala
    • María-Noel Vaeza, Regional Director for the Americas and the Caribbean of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women)
    • Discussion and statements by the delegations
  • 15:00 to 15:30
    Report on the Regional Alliance for Women’s Digitalization in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Mónica Zalaquett, Minister of Women’s Affairs and Gender Equity of Chile, in her capacity as Chair of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • 15:30 to 16:00
    Report on the Regional Fund in support of Women’s and Feminist Organizations and Movements
    • Mónica Zalaquett, Minister of Women’s Affairs and Gender Equity of Chile, in her capacity as Chair of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean
    • Nadine Gasman, President of the National Women’s Institute (INMUJERES) of Mexico
    • Morena Herrera, Representative of women’s and feminist organizations and movements that are part of the secretariat of the Regional Fund in support of Women’s and Feminist Organizations and Movements
    • Statement by a representative of civil society organizations
    • Statements by the delegations

30/09/2021

  • 10:00 to 11:30
    Discussion on the themes of the fifteenth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean (Argentina, 2022)
    • Presentation of “The care society: a horizon for sustainable recovery with gender equality”, by Ana Güezmes, Chief of the Division for Gender Affairs of ECLAC
    • Discussion and statements by the delegations
  • 11:25 to 12:00
    Preparations for the fifteenth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean
    • Presentation of the road map by Ana Güezmes, Chief of the Division for Gender Affairs of ECLAC
    • Statement by María-Noel Vaeza, Regional Director for the Americas and the Caribbean of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women)
    • Statement by Mónica Zalaquett, Minister of Women’s Affairs and Gender Equity of Chile, in her capacity as Chair of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean
    • Statement by Elizabeth Gómez Alcorta, Minister for Women, Gender and Diversity of Argentina, in her capacity as Vice-Chair of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, and representative of the host country of the fifteenth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean
    • Statements by the delegations
  • 12:00 to 12:30
    Other matters
  • 12:30 to 12:45
    Consideration and adoption of agreements
  • 12:45 to 13:00
    Closing session
    • Ana Güezmes García, Chief of the Division for Gender Affairs of ECLAC
    • María-Noel Vaeza, Regional Director for the Americas and the Caribbean of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women)
    • Mónica Zalaquett, Minister of Women’s Affairs and Gender Equity of Chile, in her capacity as Chair of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

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