Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI)

Department of Economic and Social Development (DESD) 

First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development

Reñaca, Chile – July 9-10 2008

VENUE:
Conference Town – Reñaca, Doublé Almeyda 80 - Reñaca

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OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS

•  Communiqué of Ministers and High Authorities on Social Development
  - Versão em Português
  - Version Française
•  List of participants
•  Agenda
•  Annotated Agenda
•  Work Schedule
•  Note form the Permanent Mission of Colombia Presenting its Candidacy for the Office of Chair of the Inter-American Committee of Social Development (CIDES) 
•  Note form the Permanent Mission of Panama Presenting its Candidacy for the Office of Vice Chair of the Inter-American Committee of Social Development (CIDES)
•  Note from the Permanent Mission of Trinidad and Tobago Presenting its Candidacy for the Office of Vice Chair of the Inter-American Committee of Social Development (CIDES)
•  Vote of thanks to the Government of Chile


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INFORMATIVE DOCUMENTS

•  Explanatory note: reference documents on the rol of social policy institutions in strengthening democratic governance
•  Democratic governance and social policies
•  Institutionalization of social policy in Latin America and democratic governance
•  Institutionalization of social policy in the Caribbean
•  Institutionalization of social policy in the Canada
•  Increasing social inclusion through social guarantees
•  Agreements of the Second Meeting of the Inter-American Committee of Social Development (CIDES)
•  Final Report of the Second Meeting of the Inter-American Committee of Social Development (CIDES)


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SPEECHES

•  Welcoming Words from Mrs. Paula Quintana Meléndez, Minister of Planning of Chile (Only available in Spanish)
•  Welcoming Words from Mr. José Miguel Insulza, General Secretary of the Organization of American States
•  Closing Remarks from Mr. Alfonso Quiñonez, Executive Secretary, Executive Secretary for Integral Development, OEA (Only available in Spanish)
•  Closing Remarks from Mrs. Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile (Only available in Spanish)


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PRESENTATIONS 

Poverty and inequality: The role of social policy institutions in strengthening democratic governance

•  Arlete Sampaio, Vice Minister and Executive Secretary, Minister of Social Development and Combat against Hunger, Brasil (Only available in Spanish)
•  Josephine Bias Robinson, Director of the Federal Office of Community Service, Health Department, United States
•  Andres Escobar Arango,General Sub Director, National Direction of Planning, Colombia (Only available in Spanish)
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Michael King, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Barbados to the OAS

Inter-American cooperation as a tool for promoting effective social protection strategies

•  Francisco Pilotti, Director, Department of Social Development and Employment, Executive Secretariat for Integral Development, OAS
•  Amrey Brown, Minister, Ministry of Social Development, Trinidad and Tobago
•  Scarlette Gillings, Executive Director, Social Investment Fund, Jamaica

Inter-American cooperation experiences on programs of conditional monetary transfers

•  Felix Vélez Fernández Varela, Sub secretary of Prospective, Planning and Evaluation, Secretariat of Social Development, Mexico (Only available in Spanish)
•  Amrey Brown, Minister Social Development, Trinidad and Tobago
•  Hendrik Soerat Setrowidjojo, Minister, Ministry of Social Affairs and Housing, Suriname
•  Mario Pivaral, Under Secretary, Planning Secretariat, Guatemala (Only available in Spanish)

A multisectoral approach to two main components of exclusion: hunger and unemployment

•  María del Carmen Roquebert, Minister, Ministry of Social Development, Panamá (Only available in Spanish)
•  Erika Farías, Minister, Ministry of Popular Power for Participation and Social Protection, Venezuela (Only available in Spanish)
•  Anabella Lardé de Palomo, Secretary of the Presidency, El Salvador (Only available in Spanish)
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Ministry of Health, Chile

Promotion of employment as a transversal approach to social policy

•  Guarocuya Félix, Subsecretary of Planning, Secretariat of Economy, Planning and Development, Dominican Republic (Only available in Spanish)
•  Cristina Orellana, President of the Board Chile Emprende and General Manager of SERCOTEC, Chile (Only available in Spanish)
•  Ian Liburd, Permanent Secretary, Minister of Social Development, Community and Gender Affairs, St Kitts and Neves
•  Claudia Canales Mayorga, Chief Advisory Cabinet, Ministry of Women and Social Development, Peru (Only available in Spanish) 

Social development in the Inter-American system: future activities.

First meeting of Ministers and High Authorities on Social Development in the framework of Summits of the Americas
•  David Morris, Director, Summit Secretary, OAS
 
The intersectoral approach within the OAS Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI)
•  Alfonso Quiñonez, Executive Secretary, Executive Secretariat for Integral Development, OAS
 
Summary of the Ministerial Dialogs: Recommendations for the elaboration of the Working Plan 2008-2010 of the Inter-American Commission on Social Development
•  Paula Quintana Meléndez, Minister of Planning of,- Chair of the First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development



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SUPPORT INFORMATION

•  Puente in the Caribbean: Network-Based Capacity Building on Social Protection Strategies in the Caribbean


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PRESS

•  Progress on the preparation of the First Meeting of Ministers and High level Authorities of Social Development
•  Secretary General meets with Minister of Planning of Chile to advance preparations for the First Ministerial on Social Development (available only in Spanish)


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PHOTO GALLERY

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LOGISTIC INFORMATION

•  Information Bulletin
•  Registration Form
•  Travel Schedule Form