Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI)

Department of Economic and Social Development (DESD) 

Second Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development

Cali, Colombia – July8-9 2010
Centro de Eventos Valle del Pacifico (CEVP)
Calle 15 # 26–120 Autopista Cali - Yumbo - Cali, Colombia

II Meeting of Ministers

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OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS

Comuniqué of Cali
Versão em Português | Version Française

Final Report
Versão em Português | Version Française

List of Participants

Agenda
Versão em Português | Version Française

Annotated Agenda
Versão em Português | Version Française

Schedule
Versão em Português | Version Française

Report of activities 2008 – 2010
Versão em Português | Version Française

Vote of Thanks
Versão em Português | Version Française



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PRESENTATIONS

Remarks by Ambassador Albert R. Ramdin, Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States
The social policy response to the effects of the crises on the Americas and the Caribbean

Martín Hopenhayn, Director, Social Development Division, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) (only available in Spanish)
Report on compliance with the mandates of the First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities on Social Development and on progress with negotiation of the Social Charter of the Americas

Francisco Pilotti, Director, Department of Social Development and Employment, OAS
Strengthening social protection systems as an integral strategy to address the challenges of poverty, especially extreme poverty, inequality, and inequity in Latin America and the Caribbean, through:

- Single registry systems for beneficiaries:

Esteban Piedrahita Uribe, Director General of the National Planning Department, Colombia (only available in Spanish)

Gustavo A. Merino, Under Secretary of Prospective, Evaluation and Planning, Secretary of Social Development, Mexico (only available in Spanish)

- Evaluation and monitoring mechanisms:

Patrick Todd, Minister of State, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Empowerment, Innovation, Trade, Industry, and Commerce, Barbados

Diego Dorado, Director, Office of Evaluation of Public Policies, DNP, Colombia (only available in Spanish)

- Fiscal sustainability:

Pablino Cáceres, Minister, Secretary for Social Action, Paraguay

Carmen Nazario, Assistant Secretary, Administration for the Administration of Children and Families, Department of Human Services, United States

Partnerships for more effectively addressing extreme poverty, inequality, and vulnerability from the public sector with nongovernmental organizations, academia, the private sector and community organizations

Lauro Meléndez, Vice minister of Social Development, Uruguay

Jeffrey Lizardo, Advisor on Social Policies, Secretary of State on Planning and Development, Dominican Republic (only available in Spanish)

Intersectoral challenges facing social development ministries and agencies:

a. Promotion of employment and income generation
Márcia Helena Carvalho Lopes, Minister of Social Development, Brazil

Glenn Ramadharsingh, Minister of the People and Social Development, Trinidad and Tobago


b.

Strengthening food security policies
Hendrik Soerat Setrowidjojo, Minister of Social Affairs and Housing, Suriname

Patricia Alfaro, Director of Projects and External Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, El Salvador

c.

Risk management and social reconstruction to reduce the vulnerability of victims of natural disasters
Felipe Kast Sommerhoff, Minister of Planning, Chile (only available in Spanish)

Sylvester Quarless, Minister of Social Development, Grenada

The Inter-American Social Protection Network as a cooperation tool of the Forum of Ministers and High Authorities on Social Development

Francisco Pilotti, Director, Department of Social Development and Employment, OAS



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REFERENCE DOCUMENTS

Public – Private Partnerships to Combat Poverty, Inequality and Vulnerability – Ministry of Social Development of Panama (only available in Spanish)

Promoting social protection programs in Saint Lucia – Saint Lucia Social Development Fund

Note form the government of Brazil presenting its candidacy for the office of Chair of the Inter-American Committee of Social Development (CIDES)

• Note form the government of Mexico presenting its candidacy for the office of Vice chair of the Inter-American Committee of Social Development (CIDES)

• Note form the government of Barbados presenting its candidacy for the office of Vice chair of the Inter-American Committee of Social Development (CIDES)

• Note form the government of El Salvador presenting its candidacy for the office of Vice chair of the Inter-American Committee of Social Development (CIDES)

• Agreements of the Third Meeting of the Inter-American Committee of Social Development (CIDES)



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PHOTO GALLERY

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PRESS

Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development Commit to Fight Poverty in the Americas

The OAS and Fundación América Solidaria Sign Agreement to Enhance the Work of the Inter-American Social Protection Network

OAS Assistant Secretary General Says Region Must Remain Committed to Countries in Need

Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development meet in Cali to promote inter-American cooperation on social protection (only available in Spanish)

OAS Convenes Ministers and High Authorities on Social Development in Cali to Advance Social Agenda of the Americas

Cali receives delegations of OAS countries for the OAS Social Summit (only available in Spanish)

OAS and Colombia Sign Host Country Agreement for Second Ministerial Meeting on Social Development



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LOGISTIC INFORMATION

•  Information Bulletin

•  Registration Form

•  Heads of Delegation’s Travel Schedule Form