4th Meeting, Social Forum 2021
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The 2021 Social Forum will be convened as humanity faces the profound, unprecedented and multiple crises from the COVID-19 pandemic that continues to pose a threat to the social and economic fabric of countries worldwide, in addition to the immediate health crisis.

--- Overcoming global challenges towards recovering better:

-- Moderator: Ms. Srruthi Lekha Raaja Elango, Co-Director, Polity Link and Representative to the UN, Women's Federation for World Peace International

-- Ms. Attiya Waris, UN Independent Expert on foreign debt and human rights - Foreign debt as an obstacle to recovering better

-- Mr. Joshua Phoho Setipa, Managing Director for The Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries - Transfer of technologies and building capacities in the most vulnerable countries

-- Ms. Susanna Moorehead, Chair of OECD Development Assistance Committee - Good practices in stepping up Official Development Assistance

-- Mr. Adel Abdellatif, Director a.i., United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation - South-South cooperation in fighting COVID-19

--- Interactive dialogue ---

--- Lessons learned from the fight against COVID-19: Sustainable and resilient recovery, preparedness and prevention of future pandemics [Round-table] :

-- Moderator: Ms. Nada Al-Nashif, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

-- Ms. Tlaleng Mofokeng, Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

-- Mr. Achal Prabhala, Coordinator, Access IBSA project

-- Mr. Rudelmar Bueno de Faria, General Secretary, ACT Alliance, civil society representative to the COVAX Facility Advance Market Commitment Engagement Group

-- Ms. Azza Karam, Secretary General of Religions for Peace

--- Closing remarks ---

-- H.E. Mr. Abdul-Karim Hashim Mostafa, Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Social Forum