9th Forum of Ministers of Social Development for Latin America

When :

from Wednesday 6 March, 2013
to Friday 8 March, 2013

Type of event :

Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting

Where :

Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Contact :

Julio Carranza Valdés, jcarranza@unesco.org.uy
The Forum will contribute to the priority of UNESCO's Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme on “Social Inclusion” adopted at the 10th Session of the MOST Intergovernmental Council (Paris, March 2011), and endorsed by the 186th Session of the UNESCO Executive Board (Paris, May 2011), and subsequently by UNESCO’s General Conference at its 36th Session (Paris, November 2011).<br /><br />It will aim at<br /><br />• Assessing progress in the follow-up of the previous Forum and provide an up-to-date state-of-the-art of the research and policy development on the themes of the Forum;<br />• Sharing successful experiences and discuss practical ways to improve the linkages between policy development and research;<br />• Identifying common priorities for policy and programme development and implementation;<br />• Promoting cooperation with regional and national research bodies and reflecting on the role of regional, intra-regional and bilateral cooperation, including on the support that could be provided by the Intergovernmental Council (IGC) of the MOST programme.