Agenda and programme

MEXICO COUNCIL - A Global Social Democratic Response to the World Financial Crisis, 17-18 November 2008

Monday 17 November 10.00 hrs


Opening session

11.00 hrs

First main theme: The return of politics: the critical role of government and regulatory frameworks in securing a sustainable and fair global economy 

Keynote speakers and contributions


13.00 hrs Closure of first session



15.00 hrs First main theme continued



16.30 hrs

Second main theme: New opportunities for international cooperation and multilateralism following the U.S. elections 

Keynote speakers and contributions



18.00 hrs Closure of second session


Tuesday 18 November

09.30 hrs Panel: Working for social justice, inclusion and community in emerging and developing economies: priorities and innovative approaches 


11.00 hrs

Addressing inequality and enhancing regional cooperation: the perspective from Latin America and the Caribbean 


12.30 hrs

Establishment of regional and thematic committees and election of the chairs

Election of the members of the statutory committees

Adoption of documents and resolutions of the council

Date, venue and main theme of the next council meeting


13.30 hrs

Closure of third session


14.00 hrs

Press Conference