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Programme

Mon, Mar 15 2021

Tue, Mar 16 2021

  • Official activities
    08:00 am to 08:40 am

    Moderator: Rodolfo Solano Quirós, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Costa Rica

    Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
    Munir Akram, President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations in New York
    Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
    Carlos Alvarado, President of the Republic of Costa Rica

  • Official activities
    08:40 am to 08:45 am
  • Official activities
    08:45 am to 08:50 am

    • Rodolfo Solano Quirós, Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto de Costa Rica

  • Official activities
    08:50 am to 09:10 am

    Fourth report on regional progress and challenges in relation to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

    • Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC

  • Official activities
    09:10 am to 09:40 am

    Moderator: Rodolfo Solano Quirós, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Costa Rica

    • John Agard, Director of the St. Augustine Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (STACIE) and Professor of Tropical Island Ecology in the Department of Life Sciences of the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of the West Indies at St. Augustine, and Co-Chair of the United Nations 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report task team
    • Luis Bértola
    , Professor of the Economic and Social History Programme in the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of the Republic of Uruguay

  • Official activities
    09:40 am to 09:45 am
  • Official activities
    09:45 am to 01:00 pm

    Moderator: María del Pilar Garrido, Minister of National Planning and Economic Policy of Costa Rica

    • Statements by ministers and high-level authorities of Latin America and the Caribbean (5 minutes per speaker, in alphabetical order of country name in Spanish)
    Statements by ministers and high-level authorities of associate members of ECLAC (5 minutes per speaker, in alphabetical order of country in Spanish)
    Slot for presentation by civil society

  • 01:00 pm to 02:00 pm
  • Official activities
    02:00 pm to 03:55 pm

    Moderator: Diane Quarless, Chief of the ECLAC subregional headquarters for the Caribbean

    Opening remarks: Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, and Christian Guillermet-Fernández, Deputy Minister for Multilateral Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Costa Rica

    • Marsha K. Caddle, Minister of Economic Affairs and Investment of Barbados
    Dean Jonas, Minister of Social Transformation and the Blue Economy of Antigua and Barbuda
    Frank Anthony, Minister of Health of Guyana
    Kari Grenade, Macroeconomic Adviser, Ministry of Finance, Planning, Economic Development and Physical Development of Grenada and Chairwoman of the Technical Working Group of the National Sustainable Development Plan 2035 
    Andrew Lee, Acting Director-General of e-Learning Jamaica Co. Ltd.
    Birgit Gerstenberg, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Belize and El Salvador
    Civil society representative from a Caribbean organization

     

     

  • Official activities
    03:00 pm to 03:55 pm
  • Official activities
    03:55 pm to 04:00 pm
  • Official activities
    04:00 pm to 05:00 pm

    Moderator: Christian Salazar, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations Development Coordination Office

    Opening remarks: Christian Guillermet-Fernández, Deputy Minister for Multilateral Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Costa Rica

Wed, Mar 17 2021

  • Official activities
    10:00 am to 01:00 pm

    Moderator: Luis F. Yáñez, Secretary of the Commission (ECLAC)

    Martha Delgado Peralta, Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights of the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
    Joy St. John, Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)
    Alejandro Werner, Director of the Western Hemisphere Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
    Blanca Margarita Ovelar de Duarte, National Senator of Paraguay and President of ParlAmericas
    Mónica Jasis, focal point of the group on migrants and persons displaced by disasters or conflicts of the mechanism for civil society participation in the Sustainable Development Agenda and in the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development
    Román Macaya, Chair of the Board of the Costa Rican Social Security Institute
    • Daniel Innerarity, Director of the Institute of Democratic Governance of Spain

    Final remarks: Carissa F. Etienne, Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

  • Official activities
    12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
  • 01:00 pm to 02:00 pm
  • Official activities
    02:00 pm to 05:00 pm

    Moderator: Mario Cimoli, Deputy Executive Secretary of ECLAC

    Cristina Gallach Figueras, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and for Ibero-America and the Caribbean of Spain
    •  Camillo Gonsalves, Minister of Finance, Economic Planning, Sustainable Development and Information Technology of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Chair of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC)
    André Lara Resende, Adjunct Senior Research Scholar at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) of Columbia University
    José Francisco Pacheco, Member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Costa Rica
    Maurizio Bezzeccheri, Director for Latin America of Enel
    Laura Becerra Pozos, deputy focal point of the NGO networks, groupings, organizations and platforms group of the mechanism for civil society participation in the Sustainable Development Agenda and in the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development

    Final remarks

  • Official activities
    04:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Thu, Mar 18 2021