THE FUTURE OF WORK AND AGENDA 2030

PROGRAM

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2020

INAUGURATION
8h30 Registration of Participants
9h00 Opening 

  • The Honourable Eugène Rhuggenaath, Prime Minister of Curaçao
  • Jaime David Escobar Varela, President of the CESALC Network
9h15 Presentation Objectives of the Event

  • John Jacobs, Acting President of the Social Economic Council (SER) of Curaçao
SDG 1 Ending Poverty in All Its Forms Worldwide
INDICATOR Implementing appropriate social protection systems and measures at the national level
THEME Social Protection in Latin America and the Caribbean
9h20 Presentation I: ‘Social Protection in a Context of Change’

  • Ariel Pino, Technical Specialist, International Labour Organization (ILO)
10h00 Coffee break – Family photo
10h30 Presentation II: ‘Evolution of Social Protection Policies, Institutions and Paradigms in Latin America and the Caribbean’

  • Shirley Saborio, Vice-President of the Council for the Promotion of Competitiveness of Costa Rica
  • Jimena Ruy López, Adviser, Collective Bargaining Division, Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Uruguay
  • José Miguel Fernández De La Cruz, Member of the Economic and Social Council of the Dominican Republic and of the High-level Inter-agency Commission on Sustainable Development 2030
11h30 Debate
12h15 Lunch
13h30

 

Presentation III: ‘Challenges for the Social Cohesion of the Future of Work’

  • Mr. Juan Moscoso del Prado Hernández, Head of Department of International Relations, Economic and Social Council of Spain

14h00 Debate
SDG 13 Take urgent action to combat climate change and its effects
INDICATOR: Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate and natural disaster-related risks in all countries
THEME Climate Change
14h20 Presentation IV: ‘Climate Change: Challenges or Opportunities?’

  • Albert Martis, Second Vice-President of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
  • Darick Jonis, Director of the Local Company for the Production and Distribution of Water and Electricity (AQUALECTRA)
15h00 Debate
15h20 Conclusions
20h00 Cultural event and dinner at the invitation of the Social Economic Council of Curaçao

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2020

SDG 5 Achieving Gender Equality and Empowering all Women and Girls
INDICATOR: Adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable laws to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls at all levels
THEME Women in the World of Work
8h30 Registration of Participants
09h00 Opening by

  • Jaime Escobar, President of the CESALC Network

 

09h10 Presentation I: ‘ILO initiative on women at work. A decisive step towards gender equality, for a better future of work for all’

  • Mr. Fernando Garcia Granara, Technical Specialist, International Labour Organization (ILO)

 

9h40 Coffee-Break
10h00 Presentation II: ‘Evolution and perspectives of female labour participation in Latin America and the Caribbean’

  • Adonay De Paz, Advisor of the Office of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of El Salvador
  • Ms. Jimena Ruy López, Adviser, Collective Bargaining Division, Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Uruguay
11h00 Debate
11h20 Presentation III: Gender Equality

  • Juan Moscoso del Prado Hernández, Head of Department of International Relations, Economic and Social Council of Spain
  • Ms. Daniëlle Haenen, Director of Administrative Affairs, Economic and Social Council of the Netherlands
12h00 Debate
12h20 Lunch

Social Dialogue, the Future of Work and Agenda 2030

13h30 Presentation I: ‘The Tripartite Social Dialogue at National Level’

  • Fernando Garcia Granara, Technical Specialist, International Labour Organization (ILO)
14h10 Presentation II: The Tripartite Social Dialogue at the level of the European Union

  • Mr. Juan Moscoso del Prado Hernández, Head of Department of International Relations, Economic and Social Council of Spain
14h40 Presentation III: The Contribution of Social Dialogue to the Future of Work and Agenda 2030; General Recommendations for Effective Social Dialogue

  • Jairo Castañeda, Deputy Technical Secretary of the Economic and Social Council of Guatemala
  • Mr. José Miguel Fernández De La Cruz, Member of the Economic and Social Council of the Dominican Republic and of the High-level Inter-agency Commission on Sustainable Development 2030

 

15h20 Discussion
15h40
Conclusions
16h00
Restricted Session of the Network of Economic and Social Councils of Latin America and the Caribbean (CESALC)

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2020

8h30 Registration of Participants
9h00 Opening by

  • Mr. Jocelyne Croes, Special Advisor to the Government of Aruba on Multilateral Affairs and Chairman of the National Commission for ODS in Aruba
SDG 17 Strengthening the Means of Implementation and Revitalizing the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development
INDICATOR: Mobilizing additional financial resources from multiple sources for developing countries
THEME Strategic alliances to face the future of work and to fulfill the 2030 agenda

 

9h10 Presentation I: ‘ILO support for the implementation of the Agenda 2030 at the national and Latin American and Caribbean levels’

  • Fernando Garcia Granara, Technical Specialist, International Labour Organization (ILO)
9h40 Presentation II: The support of the ESCs of Spain and the Netherlands for social cohesion in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Juan Moscoso del Prado Hernández, Head of Department of International Relations, Economic and Social Council of Spain
  • Ms. Danielle Haenen, Director of Administrative Affairs, Economic and Social Council of the Netherlands
10h20 Discussion
10h40: Coffee-Break
11h00 Presentation III: The International Association of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (AICESIS) and its alliance with the CESALC Network

  • Ms Miloushka Sboui-Racamy, AICESIS Deputy Secretary-General for Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Francisco González de Lena, AICESIS Secretary General (Video conference)

 

11h40
Debate
12h00
End of the meeting

  • Jaime David Escobar, President of the CESALC Network
  • Mr. Raul Henriquez, Director and Secretary-General of the Social Economic Council (SER) of Curaçao

 

12h15 Lunch
Please note that this program is subject to change