The Fifth Session of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean – organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Government of Chile and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) – will be held on October 3-5, 2023, drawing the participation of senior government authorities, specialists from international organizations, academics and representatives of civil society.
The meeting, focused on the social institutional framework in the region, will take place in person at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile and contemplates the holding of the UNDP’s XV Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The opening ceremony will be carried out on Tuesday, October 3 at 9 a.m. local time in Chile (GMT-3) and will feature remarks by Samantha Marshall, Minister of State within the Ministry of Health, Wellness, Social Transformation and the Environment of Antigua and Barbuda; Javiera Toro, Minister of Social Development and Family of Chile; Linda Maguire, the UNDP’s Deputy Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean; and José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary.
On the website specially created for this gathering, https://crds.cepal.org/5/en, general information on the event can be found along with a detailed programme, reference documents, and press releases and news as well as links to ECLAC’s social media accounts, among other informational resources.
All the event’s panels will be transmitted live via the following platforms:
- Conference website https://crds.cepal.org/5/en
- ECLAC’s website www.cepal.org
- Web page https://live.cepal.org/CRDS
- Official account on X https://twitter.com/cepal_onu
- Official account on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/cepal.onu
Any media outlet or organization is free to replicate the transmission on their own websites.
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We will be posting in Spanish and English from both institutional accounts on the X platform: @cepal_onu and @eclac_un.
High-resolution photographs of the event will be published on our institutional accounts on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cepal/ and https://www.flickr.com/photos/eclac. The corresponding credits will be published for each image and media outlets can use them freely, citing the credit.