The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in collaboration with the Government of Colombia is organizing the XII Forum of Ministers for Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Fourth Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), to be held in virtual format on January 12, 13 and 14, 2021.

The Forum is a high-level political event where ministers of Social Development from the 33 countries in the region together with special guests, address priority development issues to unlock the potential of the 2030 Agenda.

In this oportunity, the discussions will focus on "COVID-19 - Beyond recovery: Towards a new social contract for LAC".