In the News (from unesco.org): The 8th Forum of Ministers of Social Development in Latin America opened yesterday in the Republic of El Salvador. “This edition of the Forum will focus on social policies for youth and social inclusion in Latin America. Convened within the framework of the UNESCO Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme, its main objective is to strengthen linkages between social science research and public policies, especially those addressing poverty eradication and social development….
Organized by the Ministry of Work and Social Security of the Republic of El Salvador, in cooperation with UNESCO, the event will also gather representatives from several United Nations agencies such as UNICEF, ECLAC, UNDESA, ILO; representatives from several social science networks, such as the Latin American School of Social Sciences (FLACSO) and the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO); officers from the Andean Community of Nations, Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), and the Social Institute of MERCOSUR; and several academic experts of the region.”
Our involvement: A representative of the Ashlag Research Institute (ARI), Ms. Norma Livne, has been invited to participate in the Forum and represent our views on upbringing and education at the Forum’s lectures and seminars.