Opening of Social Forum - 1st Meeting, Social…

8 October 2020


Opening of Social Forum - 1st Meeting, Social Forum 2020

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08 Oct 2020

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Opening of the Social Forum
Opening of the Social Forum "GOOD PRACTICES, SUCCESS STORIES, LESSONS LEARNED AND CURRENT CHALLENGES IN COMBATING POVERTY AND INEQUALITIES" Opening remarks • H.E. Mr. Vaqif Sadiqov, Co-Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Social Forum • H.E. Mr. Purevsuren Lundeg, Co-Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Social Forum • H.E. Ms. Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger, President of the Human Rights Council • Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Keynote panel: • Mr. Chen Zhigang, Vice Minister of the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development (LGOP) of China The role of poverty alleviation in promoting and protecting human rights • Ms. Winnie Byanyima, Executive-Director of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Health Crises, Poverty and Inequality • Mr. Lucas Chancel, Co-director of the World Inequality Lab and of the World Inequality Database, Paris School of Economics and Lecturer, Sciences Po World Inequality and Human Rights • Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa 'Utoikamanu, High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States Climate Change, Poverty and Inequality Among Countries • Ms. Ruth Manorama, Dalit social activist, laureate of the Right Livelihood Award 2006 Poverty and Inequality – A Human Story General discussion