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Policy Priorities for the Road to a Sustainable Job Recovery

The Covid-19 pandemic has had severe consequences on employment and decent work. On 22 April, the World Employment Confederation (WEC) and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) bring together several experts to share ideas of policy priorities and regulatory responses that will enable a sustained and job-rich recovery.

Published on 15th April 2021

Widespread economic uncertainty, high risk of business serious disruption, changing occupational safety and health guidelines, polarisation of opportunity and the rising number of people forced to work in the informal sector, these are some of the serious consequences of Covid-19 on employment and decent work.

To address these employment and labour market challenges,  policymakers and social partners on all levels of labour market governance need to work together to develop the appropriate policy and regulatory responses for a sustainable job recovery. 

On 22 April, the World Employment Confederation (WEC) and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) bring together representatives from international organisations, national governments and social partners to discuss this topic. WEC and IOE will share some of the recommendations they recently put forward in their joint position paper “Policy priorities for the road to a sustainable recovery”.

Programme

2:30-4:00 PM CET

Welcome

  • Erol Kiresepi, President, IOE 

Setting the scene

  • Guy RyderDirector-General, International Labour Organization (ILO)

Country policy responses

Institutional responses

  • Ulrik Vestergaard KnudsenDeputy Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 
  • Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, Assistant Secretary-General and Special Adviser to the UNDP Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Conclusions

  • Roberto Suarez, Secretary-General, IOE
  • Bettina Schaller, President, WEC 

The event will held through the platform Zoom. Registration is mandatory to receive the link to the event.

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Policy Priorities for the Road to a Sustainable Job Recovery

Dates: 2021-04-22 14:30:00 - 16:00

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