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Social Inclusion: Defining and Measuring the Concept


January 26, 2012


Social Inclusion: Defining and Measuring the Concept (Webcast available)
Thursday, February 2, 2012
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Registration: 5:30-6:00 p.m.
Presentation: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Reception: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

680 Park Avenue
New York, NY
Map of location

Please join Americas Society and Council of the Americas for a public event on social inclusion in the Americas and the role of the public and private sectors.

This event will serve as a preliminary roundtable discussion for the Spring issue of Americas Quarterly, which will focus on the economic and political dynamics of social inclusion. This issue of AQ will attempt to untangle the different aspects of social inclusion: social policy, political representation, social and human rights, economic growth and non-discrimination, and will cover topics including the political inclusion of Afro-descendant and Indigenous communities, the importance of social mobility to business and investment, and measuring comparative social inclusion.

Confirmed Speakers:

Monica Carillo, Founder and Director, Lundú
Álvaro García Hurtado, former Chilean Minister of the Economy; Consultant, United Nations Development Programme
José R. Molinas Vega, Senior Economist, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Latin America and the Caribbean Region, The World Bank Group
Judith Morrison, Senior Advisor, Social Sector, Gender and Diversity Unit, Inter-American Development Bank
Heraldo Muñoz, Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, United Nations Development Programme

Moderator: Christopher Sabatini, Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly; Senior Director of Policy, Americas Society and Council of the Americas

For additional information and to register, click here.

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