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COUNCILS

MEXICO COUNCIL - A Global Social Democratic Response to the World Financial Crisis

17-18 November 2008

 
 
LIST OF SPEAKERS
 
 
Monday 17 November
 
OPENING
Addresses by:
 
Jose Trinidad Padilla, Director of the Institute of Innovation and Governance, University of Guadalajara
 
Guadalupe Acosta Naranjo, Party of Democratic Revolution, PRD
 
Beatriz Paredes, President of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI, Vice-President of the Socialist International
 
George Papandreou, President of the Socialist International
 
 
FIRST MAIN THEME
THE RETURN OF POLITICS: THE CRITICAL ROLE OF GOVERNMENT AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORKS IN SECURING A SUSTAINABLE AND FAIR GLOBAL ECONOMY 
 
Alfred Gusenbauer, Chancellor of Austria; SI Vice-President
 
Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, Founder of the Party of Democratic Revolution, Mexico; and Honorary President of the Socialist International
 
Ousmane Tanor Dieng, General Secretary of the Socialist Party, PS, Senegal
 
Massimo D’Alema, Former Prime Minister of Italy, DS; SI Vice-President
 
Eero Heinäluoma, Social Democratic Party, Finland; SI Vice-President
 
Manuel Laguarda, Socialist Party, Uruguay, and SI Vice-President
 
Inmaculada Rodríguez-Piñero, Socialist Spokesperson on the Parliamentary Economic Commission, member of the Federal Executive Commission of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party, PSOE
 
Closure of first session
 
FIRST MAIN THEME continued
 
Christoph Zöpel, Social Democratic Party of Germany, SPD
 
Sue van der Merwe, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, African National Congress, ANC, South Africa
 
Nikolay Levichev, Leader of the A Just Russia Party parliamentary group
 
Juliao Mateus Paulo, Secretary General of MPLA, Angola, and SI Vice-President
 
Victor Benoît, Leader of the Union of Haitian Social Democrats and SI Vice-President
 
Carlos Vieira da Cunha, SI Vice-President, Leader of the Democratic Labour Party, PDT, Brazil; Member of Parliament and SI Vice-President
 
Samuel Santos, Minister for Foreign Affairs, FSLN, Nicaragua
 
Philip Cordery, Secretary General of the Party of European Socialists, PES
 
Hager Cherif, Deputy General Secretary of theConstitutional Democratic Assembly, RCD, Tunisia
 
Jesus Rodriguez, Radical Civic Union, UCR, Argentina
 
Paulo Pisco, Socialist Party, PS, Portugal
 
Javier Guerrero, Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI, Mexico
 
Juan Carlos Zabalza, Senator, Socialist Party, Argentina
 
Mauricio Mulder, General Secretary of the Peruvian Aprista Party, PAP
 
Yiannikis Omirou, President of the Movement of Social Democrats EDEK
 
 
 
SECOND MAIN THEME
NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND MULTILATERALISM FOLLOWING THE U.S. ELECTIONS 
 
Frank Llewellyn, National Director, Democratic Socialists of America, DSA, United States
 
Meg Munn, Member of Parliament, Labour Party, Great Britain
 
Juan Fernando López Aguilar, President of the Parliamentary Commission for Public Administration, Secretary General of the PSC-PSOE; former Minister of Justice, Spain
 
Hakan Juholt, Secretary of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, SAP
 
Pascal Affi N’Guessan, President of the Ivorian Popular Front, Côte d'Ivoire, FPI; SI Vice-President
 
Gustavo Carvajal, Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI, Mexico
 
 
Closure of second session
 
 
Tuesday 18 November
 
Ricardo Lagos, former President of Chile and a Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General on Climate Change, Co-Chair of the Socialist International Commission for a Sustainable World Society
 
Lourdes Quinones, Vice-President of Socialist International Women, SIW, PRI, Mexico


PANEL
WORKING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE, INCLUSION AND COMMUNITY IN EMERGING AND DEVELOPING ECONOMIES: PRIORITIES AND INNOVATIVE APPROACHES
 
Amalia Garcia, Governor of the State of Zacatecas, PRD, Mexico
 
Miguel Angel Ibarra, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, National Union for Hope, UNE, Guatemala
 
Paulo Jorge Teixera, MPLA, Angola
 
Gerardo Morris, Peruvian Aprista Party, PAP
 
Placido Mico Abogo, General Secretary, CPDS, Equatorial Guinea; SI Vice-President
 
 
 
ADDRESSING INEQUALITY AND ENHANCING REGIONAL COOPERATION: THE PERSPECTIVE FROM LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
 
Piero Fassino, National Secretary of the Democrats of the Left, DS, Italy
 
Sigfrido Reyes, Member of Parliament, FMLN, El Salvador
 
 
 
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