05/26/2023 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/26/2023 09:05
All the main panels at the meeting will be broadcast live on May 30-31. The invitation, on social media, is to participate in the debates using the hashtags #CooperaciónSurSur and #SouthSouthCooperation.
The First Session of the Regional Conference on South-South Cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean will take place on May 30-31 at the central headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile. The purpose of the meeting is to analyze the progress and challenges for South-South Cooperation in the region.
The meeting will be inaugurated on Tuesday, May 30 at 9:00 a.m. Santiago time (GMT-4) by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and Adriana Cristina Bolaños Argueta, Director of International Cooperation for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Costa Rica.
The intergovernmental meeting will feature special addresses by Santiago Cafiero, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of Argentina (video message); Pilar Cancela, Secretary of State for International Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain; and Claudia Sanhueza, Undersecretary for International Economic Relations of Chile, among other authorities.
Participants will include representatives of government from all 33 region's countries, the United Nations agencies, programmes and funds, international financial institutions and development banks, regional and sub-regional integration organizations, and the academia.
The website created for the occasion https://conferenciacss.cepal.org/1/en, provides general event information, accreditation forms, the program schedule, reference documents, press releases and news, as well as links to ECLAC's social media. The site also lists the multiple actors participating, in addition to other information sources.
All the gathering's panels will be transmitted live via the following platforms:
Any media outlet or organization is free to replicate the transmission on their own Internet portals.
We will be tweeting in English and Spanish from both of our institutional accounts, @cepal_onu and @eclac_un, with the hashtags #CooperaciónSurSur and #SouthSouthCooperation. We'll also use #CEPAL and #ECLAC.
We'll be sharing diverse contents related to the meeting on our Facebook pages at https://www.facebook.com/cepal.onu/ and https://www.facebook.com/eclac.
The entire conference will remain available on our YouTube channels for later consultation. Subscribe at https://www.youtube.com/user/CEPALONU and https://www.youtube.com/user/ECLACUN.
All photographs of the event will be published on our institution's Flickr accounts: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cepal/ and https://www.flickr.com/photos/eclac. Corresponding credits will be published for each image.
For queries, contact:
ECLAC's Public Information Unit.
Email: [email protected]; Telephone: (56) 22210 2040.
30-31 May 2023 Santiago, Chile | Conferences and meetings of subsidiary bodies
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