CSocD50 Panel Discussions

CSocD50High-level panel discussion on the priority theme:
Poverty eradication, taking into account its relationship with social integration and full employment and decent work for all
New York, 1 February 2012
Conference Room 4; 3pm-6pm

The High-level panel discussion on the priority theme: Poverty eradication, taking into account its relationship with social integration and full employment and decent work for all’ will focus on challenges and key policy approaches to poverty eradication as well as sharing of national experiences in poverty reduction.

Opening remarks by chair/moderator:
Chairperson, H.E. Mr. Jorge Valero
, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

List of speakers

  • Mr. Jesper Oestrup Zwisler
    Permanent Secretary, Minister of Social Affairs, Denmark
  • Professor Armando Barrientos
    Research Director, Brooks World Poverty Institute; Senior Researcher, Chronic Poverty Research Centre
  • Professor Hoda Rashad
    Director and Research Professor, Social Research Center of the American University in Cairo
  • Ms. Su Guoxia
    Deputy Director, Department of Policy and Regulations, State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, China
  • Closing remarks by chair/moderator:
    Chairperson, H.E. Mr. Jorge Valero, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Programme
Background Note


Special Event on Financing of Social Development
New York, 3 February 2012
Conference Room 4, 3pm-6pm

“Financing of social development is an investment in human capital and economic growth. It is also evident that adequate finance improves the efficiency and effectiveness of social services. The importance of mobilizing financial resources for social development is further underscored by the recent global crises and their impacts on rich and poor countries alike. […]”

Opening Remarks:  
Panelists:
  • Ms. Christine Bockstal, Chief Technical Cooperation and Country Operations Group, Social Security Department, ILO
  • Mr. Elias Eljuri, President, National Institute of Statistics, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
  • Ms. Eva-Maria Hanfstaengl PowerPoint, Director, Social Justice in Global Development
  • Mr. Elliot Harris, Special Representative to the United Nations, IMF
Closing remarks: Chairperson: Mr. Mohamed Ibrahim Elbahi, Sudan

Panel discussion on the emerging issues:
“Youth: poverty and unemployment”: Focus on social and economic policies to foster decent work opportunities for young people
New York, 6 February 2012
Conference Room 4 , 10am-1pm

Opening remarks by chair/moderator: Vice-Chairperson, Mr. Mohamed Elbahi, Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Sudan to the United Nations

List of Speakers

Closing remarks by chair/moderator: Vice-Chairperson, Mr. Mohamed Elbahi, Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Sudan to the United Nations

Programme
Background Note

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