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Thursday, October 8 • 9:00am - 9:40am
Taking stock and reflecting the discussions of the regional and thematic sessions

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This session summarised and reflected on the key insights and takeaways from the thematic discussions in the previous days of the conference. The session also highlighted inputs and comments from participants in the collaborative tools and sessions.

  • Key insights and takeaways from days 1 and 2 of the conference
  • Key insights and takeaways from participants' collaborations

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Jost Wagner

Conference Facilitator, The Change Initiative
I am a Certified Professional Facilitator and founder of The Change Initiative, a facilitation company located in Bangkok with a focus on implementing the SDGs. In the last 15 years I have advised and facilitated more than 350 workshops and conferences worldwide for organizations... Read More →

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Wendy Walker

Chief of the Social Development Thematic Group, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Wendy Walker is the Chief of the Social Development Thematic Group at the Asian Development Bank. She has led multi-sector teams for designing and implementing complex and innovative projects and has worked across diverse sectors such as transport, urban, health, education and social... Read More →
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Renata Nowak-Garmer

Social Protection & Employment Programme Specialist, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Renata Nowak-Garmer is UNDP Africa Employment and Social Protection Specialist. In this role, she provides technical advisory to countries and regional institutions and develops regional and global policy and tools. She led The State of Social Assistance in Africa, a publication and... Read More →
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Simone Cecchini

Senior Social Affairs Officer, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Simone Cecchini is Senior Social Affairs Officer and Officer in Charge of the Social Development Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), based in Santiago, Chile.  At ECLAC he leads research and advises governments on poverty... Read More →
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Valentina Barca

SPACE Team Leader
Keen to discuss anything related to the Social Protection responses to COVID-19 and linkages with the humanitarian sector as well! I have been working on researching and supporting the design and implementation of shock responsive social protection for several years (alongside TRANSFORM... Read More →
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Samman J. Thapa

Regional Adviser Social Policy, Middle East and North Africa, UNICEF
Samman J. Thapa is the Regional Adviser for Social Policy at UNICEF’s MENA Regional Office. In this function, he is responsible for technical leadership of UNICEF's Social Policy agenda (Child Poverty policy, Social Protection, Public Finance for Children and Decentralization) covering... Read More →
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Martina Bergthaller

Social protection expert
I am an independent social protection and social policy specialist with more than 10 year of working experience, mostly in South-East Asia and Latin America. I have been working as an independent consultant since 2017. The focus of my daily work lies on the design and delivery of... Read More →

Thursday October 8, 2020 9:00am - 9:40am GMT-03