Regional Meeting, Mexico City, Mexico, 01 June 2013

Equal Pay, Working Conditions and Informal Work


Venue: Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel and Towers

Saturday 01 June

09.00 – 10.00 hrs        Regional Meeting - Opening

        • Opening speech by Ouafa Hajji, President of the Socialist International Women, SIW


        • Welcoming address by Mónica Soto Elízaga, Secretary of the National Secretariat for Equality and Gender, Party of Democratic Revolution, PRD, Mexico


        • Welcoming address by Martha Lucia Micher Camarena, Member of Parliament; President of the Commission for Gender Equality, PRD, Mexico


        • Introduction by Miguelina Vecchio, SIW Vice-President; President of the Labour Women Action, AMT, Democratic Labour Party, PDT, Brazil


        • Welcoming address by Diva Gastélum Bajo, SIW Vice-President; President of the National Women’s Organisation, ONMPRI, Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI, Mexico


        • Welcoming address by César Camacho Quiroz, President of the PRI, Mexico


10.00 – 13.00 hrs       Keynote Speeches

                                    First session: Equal Pay, Working Conditions and Informal                                            Work. Chaired by SIW Vice-President Diva Gastélum Bajo

        • Claudia Delgadillo González, MP, Chairperson of the Committee on Labour and Social Welfare, Parliamentary Group of the PRI, Mexico
        • Mónica Soto Elízaga, Secretary of the Secretariat for Gender Equality, PRD, Mexico


        • Janet Camilo, President, Dominican Federation of Social Democratic Women, FEDOMUSDE, Dominican Revolutionary Party, PRD, Dominican Republic

                                       Debate and Questions to Speakers


***   Lunch Break 13.00 – 15.00 hrs   ***


15.00 – 16.45 hrs        Keynote Speeches

                                     Second session: Equal Pay, Working Conditions and Informal                                        Work. Chaired by SIW Vice-President Miguelina Vecchio

        • Ivonne González Rodríguez, SIW Vice-President; Director of the National Organisation for Women, Liberal Party of Colombia, PLC, Colombia


        • Purificación Causapié, SIW Vice-President; National Secretary for the Secretariat for Equality, Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party, PSOE, Spain


        • Ximena Rivillo, Vice-President of the Santiago Metropolitan Region; Member of the National Women’s Secretariat, Party for Democracy, PPD, Chile

                                        Debate and Questions to Speakers


16.45 – 17.45 hrs        Contributions from Participants on Different Topics Chaired by                                      SIW Vice-President Purificación Causapié

17.45 – 18.00 hrs        Presentation of Declarations and Closing Remarks






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