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Thursday, October 8 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Expert panel discussion 2: Implications of the COVID-19 crisis for universal social protection

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This panel focused on how to sustain the social protection responses that have emerged during this crisis in the long term. Equally, it debated how to best ensure equitable access to comprehensive risk coverage for the entire population through a coherent system in the future.

  • Sustainability of social protection responses to the crisis
  • How to best ensure equitable access to comprehensive risk coverage  

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Fabio Veras Soares

Senior Research Coordinator, IPC-IG and Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA)
Fabio Veras Soares is a research coordinator at the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG). He holds a PhD from University College London (2004), as well as a Master's degree in Economics from the University of São Paulo (USP, 1999) and a BA in Economics from the... Read More →

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Michal Rutkowski

Global Director for Social Protection and Jobs, World Bank
Michal Rutkowski is the Global Director for Social Protection and Jobs – overseeing the World Bank’s work in developing systems that protect the poorest and vulnerable from crises and shocks, and supporting private sector-led growth.Until July 2016, he was the Director for Multilateral... Read More →
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Shahrashoub Razavi

Director of Social Protection Department, ILO
Shahra Razavi is the Director of the Social Protection Department at the International Labour Organization (since February 2020). Before joining the ILO she was Chief of the Research and Data Section at UN Women (2013-2020), and Senior Researcher at the United Nations Research Institute... Read More →
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Natalia Winder Rossi

Associate Director/Global Chief Social Policy, UNICEF
Natalia Winder Rossi is the Associate Director/Global Chief of Social Policy at UNICEF’s Programme Division, overseeing the Organization’s work on child poverty, social protection, public finance management for children and local governance. In her previous role, Natalia led the... Read More →
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Rachel Moussié

Deputy Director of the Social Protection Programme, WIEGO
Rachel Moussié is the Deputy Director of the Social Protection Programme at WIEGO. She contributes to WIEGO’s research, analysis and advocacy to extend social protection to informal workers. Since joining WIEGO in 2016, she leads the Childcare Initiative supporting informal workers... Read More →
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Juan M. Villa

President, Colpensiones
Juan is an economist and PhD in Development Policy and Management from the University of Manchester, UK. He has got over ten years of experience in the areas of social protection, labor markets and public policy evaluation. Consultancy and policy dialogue expertise with multilateral... Read More →

Thursday October 8, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm GMT-03
  Panel / Plenary Session