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Thursday, October 8 • 9:40am - 10:40am
Expert panel discussion 1: Implications of the COVID-19 crisis for the future of adaptive and shock-responsive social protection

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This panel focused on what needs to be done to ensure that social protection programmes and systems are better prepared and ready to respond to systematic crises and shocks in the future, drawing from the lessons learned and debates that happened throughout the conference.

  • The path towards shock-responsive social protection systems

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Rodolfo Beazley

Consultant, Social Protection Approaches to COVID-19: Expert advice helpline (SPACE)

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Thomas Bowen

Economist, World Bank
Thomas Bowen is a social protection specialist at the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice of the World Bank Group. He was the lead author for the World Bank’s recent report, “Adaptive Social Protection: Building Resilience to Shocks”. He has worked extensively on issues... Read More →
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Clare O'Brien

Clare O'Brien is a senior adviser in social protection at the UN World Food Programme's global headquarters in Rome, Italy. She provides technical guidance on social protection issues to WFP's country offices and regional bureaux worldwide. Prior to joining WFP in 2018, she worked... Read More →
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Patricia Miarisoa Rakotonirina

Principal Secretary, Ministry of Population, Social Protection and Women's Promotion in Madagascar
I'm Patricia Miarisoa RAKOTONIRINA, principal secretary of the Ministry of Population, Social Protection and Women's Promotion in Madagascar. I have a master's degree in Risk and Disaster Management. I'm also co-lead of national social protection group and co-lead of cash transfers... Read More →
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Bapak Maliki

Director for Poverty Alleviation and Social Welfare, Ministry of National Development Planning/National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas)
Maliki has been working in Bappenas for more than 20 years. With a background as an engineer, he earned his doctoral degree in Economics of Population at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is closely working on poverty, labor, population and social policy issues, especially economics... Read More →
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Francesca Bastagli

Director, Equity and Social Policy and Principal Research Fellow, Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
Francesca Bastagli is Director of Programme, Equity and Social Policy, and Principal Research Fellow at ODI. She specialises in public policy research and advisory work on the design, implementation and evaluation of social policy, with a focus on social protection policies and their... Read More →

Thursday October 8, 2020 9:40am - 10:40am GMT-03
  Panel / Plenary Session