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Latin America and the Caribbean Economic and Social Councils Network (CESALC)

Main technical areas of competencies

Social Affairs

The strengthening of dialogue on combating poverty and related issues in Latin America and the Caribbean and the contribution to the formulation of public policies concerning social inclusion and sustainable development were commitments made by the councils, as stated in the Buenos Aires Charter, the final document its Second Meeting. One of the goals of CESALC is to conduct an evaluation/study concerning participation of ESCs on the debate on poverty, to be finalized in 2016.