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Latin America and the Caribbean civil society consultation prior to the second meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development

Celso Furtado Conference Room

Propuesta de Agenda para la reunión con Sociedad Civil de América Latina y el Caribe
Session |
Tue, 17/04/2018 - 09:00 to 13:00

Draft agenda of the Latin America and the Caribbean civil society consultation prior to the second meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development

Purpose: Hold a discussion with civil society organizations of the region on participation processes and provision of inputs for the regional implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 
Convening bodies: Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and Directorate General of Liaison with Civil Society Organizations of the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of Mexico. 
Accreditation: Participants may pick up their credentials as from Monday 16 April (9 a.m.–6 p.m). *Credentials will be supplied only to participants who have duly registered on the website of the second meeting of the Forum: https://foroalc2030.cepal.org/2018/es/registro.

Agenda

8.30–9 a.m. Registration

9–9.30 a.m. Welcome  

  • Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
  • Norma Munguía Aldaraca, Director General for Global Affairs of the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
  • Miguel Santibáñez, Executive Secretary of ACCIÓN, Chilean NGO Association, host organization for civil society  

9.30–10 a.m. Explanation of meeting methodology / questions from participants

  • Oriana López Uribe, member of the civil society interim committee and a representative of ECLAC

10–10.30 a.m. Briefing session.
ECLAC and the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of Mexico will deliver information regarding the second meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development and particulars concerning participation by civil society organizations of the region

  • Norma Munguía Aldaraca, Director General for Global Affairs of the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
  • Luis Fidel Yáñez, Officer-in-Charge of the Office of the Secretary of the Commission of ECLAC

​10.30–11 a.m. Training.
Global and regional level participation of civil society and major groups in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda / questions from participants

  • Luisa Karst, Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations

11–11.15 a.m. Recess

11.15 a.m.–1 p.m. Dialogue between civil society representatives.
Discussion among participants on matters relating to the regional dimension of the 2030 Agenda and the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development.

1–2 p.m. Lunch

2–4.30 p.m. General discussion

4.30–4.45 p.m. Recess

4.45–5.45 p.m. General discussion

5.45–6 p.m. Close of the meeting and conclusions