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Panel 2 – Challenges and opportunities of the regional agenda for inclusive social development in the Caribbean

Review of the document Critical obstacles to inclusive social development in Latin America and the Caribbean: background for a regional agenda
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Wed, 02/10/2019 - 11:15 to 13:00

Chair: Martha Delgado Peralta, Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights of the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
Moderator: Diane Quarless, Chief of the ECLAC subregional headquarters for the Caribbean


  • Samantha Marshall, Minister of Social Transformation, Human Resource Development, Youth and Gender Affairs of Antigua and Barbuda
  • Cynthia Y. Forde, Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs of Barbados
  • Frederick A. Stephenson, Minister of National Mobilization, Social Development, Family, Gender Affairs, Persons with Disabilities and Youth of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Anita Bianca Forst-Cumberbatch, Deputy Director of General Social Care, Ministry of Social Affairs and Housing of Suriname
  • Vishal Hulbert Joseph, CARICOM Youth Ambassador of Guyana and Regional Focal Point for the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth

Statements by the delegations