Exchanging Experiences, Expanding Opportunities

First Meeting of the Parliamentary Working Group on Social Protection, Poverty and Inequality

Date/Time:
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 09:00

  First Meeting of the Parliamentary Working Group on Social Protection, Poverty and Inequality

Date and Venue

Under the agreement signed between the Chilean Senate and the OAS General Secretariat, a Parliamentary Working Group on Social Protection, Poverty and Inequality has been created, which promotes timely dialogue and collaboration to address the challenges that legislative powers in the Inter-American system face in the areas of social protection, poverty and inequality.

The objectives are:

  • To discuss the needs and priorities of the Parliamentary Committees related to issues of Social Protection, Poverty and Inequality and identify a Plan of Action;
  • To create a Permanent Working Group of Parliamentary Committees related to the issues of Social Protection, Poverty and Inequality with parliamentarians from commissions related to these issues;
  • To encourage, through the Working Group, the exchange of experiences, cooperation and knowledge in the field of social policy for legislative representatives of the committees..

More information will be forthcoming.

 

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  • OAS and Chilean Senate