ANNEX III. Presentation to the Working Group to Prepare a Draft Inter-American Convention Against Racism and All Forms of Discrimination and Intolerance - OAS. Washington, DC November 2005. Key Dimensions of Social Exclusion.
Presentation to the Working Group to Prepare a Draft Inter-American Convention Against Racism and All Forms of Discrimination and Intolerance - OAS
Equal rights and opportunities for all regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, disability or those with HIV/AIDS where diversity is respected and valued.
The main objectives of the SITF are to:
indigenous peoples, people of African descent, persons living with HIV/AIDS, persons with disabilities and poor women
~$2 million in the first two years (2003-2004)
The following types of proposals are considered:
(i) proposals which fall within one of the Fund’s three areas of action;
(ii)that have as beneficiaries one of the Fund’s target groups;
(iii)that have eligible executors; and
(iv)that do not exceed the maximum financing.
A Bank Specialist, from headquarters or the pertinent country office, must present external proposals in order to be considered by the Technical Committee.
The Fund is expanding and deepening key building blocks to inclusion:
Increasing Percentage of SI Projects
related to Bank Operations
2003: 60% = 24% + 36%
2004: 73% = 45% + 28%
Colombia – Brazil
Ecuador – Mexico
Gender Mainstreaming, Indigenous Strategy, Rights, MDGs, Development Effectiveness, Collaboration/Synergies with other Trust Funds
Inter-Agency Consultation on Race, Rights, MDGs
‣ Wider range + more integrated social inclusion proposals;
‣ Within IDB, greater prevalence of social inclusion
at project / policy level;
‣ More effective project monitoring
1 This document was prepared with data from EC/IADB Seminar IDB Document: Inequality, Exclusion and Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean: Implications for Development, “Seminar on Social Cohesion in Latin America, Brussels, June 5-6, 2003.