Climate Change and the Social Question in a Post-Pandemic World: Views from Latin America

Climate Change and the Social Question in a Post-Pandemic World: Views from Latin America
Date
15 October 2021, 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Type
Conference / Symposium
Venue
Online
Description




Organised by Dr Mauro Pucheta, Kingston University London with the support of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Co-organisers:
Dr César Álvarez Alonso, Adjunct Professor of Public International Law, Administrative Law and Economic Regulations, IE Law School. IE University, Spain
Dr Pedro Pablo Silva Sánchez, Head of International Affairs, Ministry of Labour and Social Security of Chile with the support of the Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Chile.

This event is on International Science Council COP26 knowledge portal: https://council.science/events/climate-change-and-the-social-question-in-a-post-pandemic-world-views-from-latin-america/

Climate Change and the Social Question in a Post-Pandemic World: Views from Latin America | El cambio climático y la cuestión social en un mundo post-pandémico: una perspectiva latinoamericana

This conference will be held in Spanish and English. Interpretation will be available via the Interactio App (available from the Apple Store or Google Play store) or access the web app from your laptop Google Chrome browser https://app.interactio.io/

La conferencia tendrá lugar en castellano e inglés. Habrá traducción e interpretación disponible vía la aplicación Interactio (disponible en Apple Store y Google Play Store) o a través del sitio web https://app.interactio.io/


Opening Remarks | Palabras introductorias:

Frank Tressler, Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of Chile to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva
Mauro Pucheta, Lecturer in Law at Kingston University.

Panel 1 - Labour Market Policies and the Green Agenda in Latin America: Challenges |  Políticas laborales y la Agenda Verde en América Latina: Desafíos

Chair: Dr César Álvarez Alonso, IE Law School
Speakers:
Dr Andrea Lucas Garín, Universidad Autónoma de Chile
Dr Pedro Pablo Silva Sánchez, Head of International Affairs, Ministry of Labour and Social Security of Chile
Oscar Andres Quesada Mora, Development Projects Coordinator, Ministry of Economy, Industry and Trade, Costa Rica
Laila Brandy, Chief of Staff, Secretary of Employment, Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, Argentina.

Panel 2 - Transition and Latin American Workers: Opportunities for a new Social Contract | Transición justa y los trabajadores latinoamericanos: oportunidades para la elaboración de un nuevo contrato social

Chair:  Dr Mauro Pucheta, Kingston University London
Speakers:
Dr Belén Olmos Giupponi, Associate Professor in Law, Kingston University London
Laura Martín Murillo, Head of the Just Transition Institute, Ministry of Ecological Transition, Spain
Ana Belén Sánchez López, Former Regional Green Jobs Specialist for Latin America and the Caribbean at the ILO.

Closing Remarks | Comentarios finales:

Moustapha Kamal Gueye, Global Coordinator, Green Jobs Programme, International Labour Organization.



Supported by the CLACS Regional Conference grant scheme. All are welcome to join this free event, starting at 14:00 BST


Contact

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