The Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile will host a new version of the SDG International Seminar, to be held on November 9, 10 and 11.
This activity, which has been carried out since 2016, aims to highlight the importance of the United Nations 2030 Agenda and how governments, the public sector, organized civil society and the community in general should make coordinated efforts and actions for its implementation.
This year, and considering the current health scenario, the conferences will be held in a blended format, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Santiago GMT -3), in the form of a discussion and aimed at the general public, for which There will be simultaneous interpretation in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
On November 9, the topic “Strengthening Control for Good Governance and Sustainable Development” will be addressed, a day that will include the participation as panelists of Ms. Liv Tørres, Director of Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, a program of the Center for International Cooperation of New York University, USA; Ms. Susan Rose-Ackerman, who is “Henry R. Luce Professor Emeritus of Jurisprudence” at Yale University School of Law and Political Science Department, USA; and Mr. Jorge Bermúdez Soto, Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile and Executive Secretary of OLACEFS. In charge of the session’s moderation will be Ms. Valentina Monasterio Gálvez, Chairwoman of the Operations Committee of the External Audit Department of the United Nations Board of Auditors of the CGR of Chile.
For November 10, the session will address the topic “Decent Work and Women’s Empowerment for Sustainable Development,” which will be moderated by Mrs. Daniela Santana Silva, Head of the Cooperation and International Relations Unit of the CGR Chile, which in turn will be accompanied by the panelists Ms. Paz Arancibia, Regional Specialist Gender and Non-Discrimination. ILO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean; Ms. Alejandra Sepúlveda Peñaranda, Executive President of ComunidadMujer; and Mrs. Nelly Salvo Ilabel, Secretary General of the CGR of Chile.
On November 11, the topic “Environmental Rights and their Importance from a Multidimensional Approach to Sustainable Development” will be discussed, a session that will be moderated by Mr. Jorge Bermúdez Soto, Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile and Executive Secretary of the OLACEFS. Participants as panelists will be Ms. Dominique Hervé, Director of the Environmental Law and Policy Program at Universidad Diego Portales, Chile; Mr. Rodrigo Mundaca, Governor of the Valparaíso Region in Chile; and Ms. Loreto Valenzuela Torres, Head of the Department of the Environment, Public Works and Companies of the CGR of Chile.
Finally, to obtain more information about the event and each of its sessions, we invite you to visit the website https://www.contraloria.cl/multisite/seminarioods/2021/