Exchanging Experiences, Expanding Opportunities

Third Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development

Date/Time:
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 09:00 to Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 18:30

Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development of the Americas will gather in Asuncion, Paraguay, on July 13, 2016 on the occasion of the Third Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development within the framework of Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) to reflect and discuss the theme, "Equity and Social Inclusion: Overcoming inequalities for more inclusive societies."

Previous meetings of Ministers and High Authorities on Social Development was held in Chile and Colombia in 2008 and 2010 respectively. As a result, documents containing commitments and mandates of Member States, mandates for the OAS Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI/OAS) and the OAS Secretariat were produced. The meetings addressed the goal of eradicating extreme poverty and reducing poverty, with a major emphasis on the strengthening of institutional capacity. Ministers established a clear line of action on the strengthening of national institutions responsible for social development in the region as well as improving and interconnecting the work of regional and subregional organizations to address the issue. Emphasis was given to social protection policies and specific programs implemented until 2010, and the need to increase social protection policies and the creation of the Inter-American Social Protection Network (IASPN) as a concrete result was highlighted. 

      

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THIRD MEETING OF MINISTERS AND HIGH AUTHORITIES OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

“Equity and Social Inclusion: Overcoming Inequalities for More Inclusive Societies” (Asunción, Paraguay, July 13 and 14, 2016)

1. Reducing poverty and vulnerability as a means to social inclusion

2. Inequality: Costs and social debt

3. Social development policy innovations

4. Social Charter of the Americas

5. Regional contributions to attaining the sustainable development goals on the 2030 Agenda

Presentations
Organizer(s)
Organizer :
  • Secretaría de Acción Social (SAS) and Organization of American States (OAS)
News
News:

Bajo el lema de "Equidad e Inclusión Social: Superando desigualdades hacia sociedades más inclusivas” la delegación del Paraguay presentó a los Estados Miembros de la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA) el temario de la Tercera Reunión de Ministros de Desarrollo Social de la OEA a realizars

El Secretario General de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), Luis Almagro, y el Secretario Ejecutivo de Acción Social del Paraguay, Ministro Héctor Cárdenas, oficializaron hoy el acuerdo sede y la presencia del Secretario General de la (OEA), para la III Reunión de Ministros y máxima

Resources
Document(s):

La Misión Permanente del Paraguay en la OEA formalizó el ofrecimiento de la Secretaría de Acción Social para que ese país sea sede de la Tercera Reunión de Ministros y Altas Autoridades de Desarrollo Social a realizarse en Asunción en julio de 2016.

El Ministro de la Secretaría de Acción Social, (SAS), Héctor Cárdenas, mantuvo una reunión con el Presidente de la República, Horacio Cartes,  a los efectos de solicitar su autorización      realizar una misión a Washington, Estados Unidos, la próxima semana, a los efectos de realizar una present

El martes 29 de marzo se llevó a cabo la Reunión Ordinaria del Consejo Interamericano para el Desarrollo Integral (CIDI). El tema estratégico de la reunión fue: Desarrollo Social, experiencias para reducir la pobreza y promover la inclusión con equidad.