29-30 Sep 2021
Virtual, Chile
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Sixty-first meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

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 Sep 2021

  • Inauguración de la 61a Reunión de la Mesa Directiva de la Conferencia Regional sobre la Mujer de América Latina y el Caribe

    10:00 to 10:25
    • 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
  • Aprobación del temario provisional

    10:25 to 10:30
  • Panel de alto nivel: hacia una sociedad del cuidado para una recuperación con igualdad de género y sostenibilidad

    10:30 to 12:30

    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
  • Informe sobre la Alianza Regional para la Digitalización de las Mujeres en América Latina y el Caribe

    15:00 to 15:30

    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

  • Informe sobre el Fondo Regional de Apoyo a Organizaciones y Movimientos de Mujeres y Feministas

    15:30 to 16:00
    • 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 Sep 2021

  • Debate sobre la temática a tratar en la XV Conferencia Regional sobre la Mujer de América Latina y el Caribe (Argentina, 2022)

    10:00 to 11:30
    • 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
  • Preparativos de la XV Conferencia Regional sobre la Mujer de América Latina y el Caribe (Argentina, 2022)

    11:25 to 12:00
    • 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
  • Otros asuntos

    12:00 to 12:30
  • Aprobación de los acuerdos

    12:30 to 12:45
  • Sesión de clausura

    12:45 to 13:00
    • 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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