1st Meeting, Social Forum 2022
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In 2022 the Social Forum will take place on 3 and 4 November in Room XX at the Palais des Nations in Geneva and online.

11:00-11:20         Opening remarks

·         H.E. Ms. Aurora Díaz-Rato Revuelta, Co-Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Social Forum

·         H.E. Ms. Maira Mariela Macdonal Alvarez, Co-Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Social Forum

·         H.E. Mr. Andranik Hovhannisyan, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

·         Mr. Volker Türk, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


11:20-12:00         Keynote panel:

·         Mrs. Inés María Chapman Waugh, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Cuba and former President of the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources

·         Mr. Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs for the Kingdom of the Netherlands & Mr. Sulton Rahimzoda, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea, Co-Chair of the Dushanbe Water Process, and Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Water and Climate Coalition Leaders

·         Mr. Pedro Arrojo-Agudo, Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation

·         Mr. Freddy Mamani Machaca, Chair of FILAC's Board of Directors (TBC)

·         Ms. Aminta Permpoonwiwat, 2022 Winner of the Fifth Human Rights Youth Challenge on the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation


12:00- 13:00       General discussion