Presentation on theme: "The intersectoral approach within the OAS Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social."— Presentation transcript:
The intersectoral approach within the OAS Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) First Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development in the framework of CIDI Ambassador Alfonso Quiñónez Executive Secretary for Integral Development
CIDI CIDI: Body of the OAS with decision-making power in matters of partnership for integral development. CIDI answers directly to the General Assembly Purpose: To promote partnership among it member States for the furtherance of their integral development an, in particular, to help eliminate extreme poverty. CIDI holds Regular annual meeting: To consider matters of a general nature in the area of partnership for development and integral development Sectoral meetings: Ministerial meetings of education, labor, culture, sustainable development, social development, science and technology, tourism Follow up done by: CEPCIDI – CIDI Permanent Committee – Permanent fora, follow up to work of different sectors Inter-American Committees – Political-technical body. Follow up to Summit of the Americas and Ministerial mandates
SEDI Mission of the Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI): Mission of the Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI): To provide support to member states in their efforts to reduce poverty and achieve greater economic and social SEDI Objectives: To contribute in the consolidation of the OAS as a main political forum; To develop, promote, and implement programs, projects and cooperation activities aimed to: (1)strengthening of capacity building; (2) strengthening of institutions, and (3) design and implementation of effective public policy; To establish or strengthen strategic partnerships; To mobilize resources; To increase the visibility of the Organization as an important actor in the area of development. Through Supporting dialogue at the highest level Secretariat services and technical advise Acting as an agent that catalyzes and translates political agreements into concrete actions. Implementation of Plans of Action of Ministerials and Inter-American Committees Promoting, coordinating, and facilitating the execution of programs, projects, and activities.
Strategic Plan for Partnership for Integral Development 2006-2009 Policy level: Policy level: Aims at strengthening the dialogue as well as the institutional arrangements and mechanisms that are critical to the ability of both governments and the General Secretariat to implement the Plan. Programmatic level: Programmatic level: Identifies a number of priority areas to ensure a focused and effective implementation of the Plan that are of special concern to member States and in which the OAS enjoys a comparative advantage. Principal Goal: Principal Goal: to support member states in their efforts to reduce poverty and inequity to provide equality of opportunities and to eradicate extreme poverty through capacity building of human resources and strengthening institutions. Action at two levels :
Areas for action of the Strategic Plan 1.Social development and creation of productive employment 2.Education 3.Diversification and integration, trade liberalization, and market access 4.Scientific development and exchange and transfer of technology 5.Strengthening of democratic institutions 6.Sustainable tourism development 7.Sustainable development and environment 8.Culture Focus within each area of action In line with the Ministerials Sectoral authorities, through decisions adopted at meetings held within the framework of CIDI, may recommend modifications to the actions in the areas defined above. The proposed modifications will be considered by CIDI for adoption and subsequent incorporation into the Strategic Plan.
Triple Triple added value of the OAS: Political priorities Political blessing Three levels: Summits of the Americas, Ministerial meetings and Inter-American Committees Concrete actions Cooperation projects Exchange of experiences and best practices Institutional strengthening Training Effective public policies From mandates and political priorities to concrete actions and projects Coordination and cooperation Work in coordination and support of international organizations and with the participation of civil society The role of the Inter-American Commitees
Summit Process, CIDI Ministerials and Inter-American Committees SUMMITS OF THE AMERICAS MINISTERIAL MEETINGS INTER-AMERICAN COMMITTEES Authorities of Committees Establishes mandates and hemispheric priorities Opportunities for political dialogue and decision making at the highest sectoral level Follow-up to Summits and Ministerial meetings mandates Provides technical advice Translates the ministerial dialogue into concrete cooperation strategies with the support of SEDI and its Departments. Promotes political dialogue and functions as Secretariat Provides support to member States in implementing activities
Coordination among inter-American Committees Mechanisms Promotion of Cooperation among sectors FormalNon-formal Joint activities Horizontal topics approached in a coordinated way LaborYouth Social protection
Intersectoral approach within CIDI CIDI Objective: Objective: To promote partnership for the furtherance of their integral development an, in particular, to help eliminate extreme poverty. Education Labor Science & Technology Sustainable Develop. Tourism Culture Sectors Social Development: Privileged sector to foster intersectorial coordination within CIDI Consideration of topics in a coordinated manner Social Develop. comprehensive approach to combating poverty comprehensive approach to combating poverty Special attention to vulnerable communities Special attention to vulnerable communities CIDI one umbrella – Political and technical bodies Sectoral political fora (Ministerials) Permanent political forum (CEPCIDI) Permanent political forum (CEPCIDI) Political and technical dialogue, from mandates to actions (IA Committees) Political and technical dialogue, from mandates to actions (IA Committees) Projects: Resources (FEMCIDI, specific funds, networks, exchange of experiences) Projects: Resources (FEMCIDI, specific funds, networks, exchange of experiences) OAS Secretariat : Support, execution and follow-up (SEDI) OAS Secretariat : Support, execution and follow-up (SEDI)