Opening of Social Forum - 1st Meeting, Social Forum 2020
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02:55:23
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English
Summary

Opening of the Social Forum

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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