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

22-23 Jun 2022 |
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The Special Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean will take place in hybrid format (in person and virtually) at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, on 22 and 23 June 2022.

Description

On 22 and 23 June, 2022, the Special Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference will be held in hybrid format at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile, with the possibility of online connection. During the meeting, delegations will exchange views and positions on the preparations for the XV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, which will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 7 to 11 November, 2022, and whose central theme will be "The care society: horizon for a sustainable recovery with gender equality". 
 
In addition, during the Special Meeting, delegations will participate in the Commemorative Session of the 45th anniversary of the First Regional Conference on the Integration of Women in the Economic and Social Development of Latin America, held in Havana in 1977. 

The Special Meeting is organized by ECLAC, as the Secretariat of the Regional Conference, in coordination with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Woman (UN-Women). Currently, the Government of Chile chairs the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and The Caribbean, one of the subsidiary bodies of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), is the region's foremost intergovernmental forum on women's rights and gender equality.

 

Recordings

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

 

Thursday, June 23, 2022

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Programme

22 Jun 2022

23 Jun 2022

  • 09:00 to 13:15

    Session commemorating the forty-fifth anniversary of the Regional Gender Agenda

    9 – 11 a.m.

    High-level panel: Contribution of the Regional Gender Agenda to policies on gender equality and women’s autonomy in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Moderator: Ana Güezmes García, Chief of the Division for Gender Affairs of ECLAC

     

     

    Ministers and high-level authorities of the region’s mechanisms for the advancement of women who wish to take the floor will be added to the list of speakers.

     

    11 – 11.15 a.m.

    Coffee break

     

    11.15 a.m. – 1.15 p.m

    High-level panel: Partnerships, achievements and challenges in advancing the Regional Gender Agenda

     

    Moderator: Antonia Orellana, 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

     

     

    Statements by delegations

  • 13:15 to 13:30

    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 UN-Women
    • Antonia Orellana, 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
  • 13:30 to 14:20

    Reception

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