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Tuesday, October 6 • 6:00am - 7:00am
RT 6 -Different perspectives of the role of the ‘political economy’ in building back better social protection systems for the furthest behind in Covid-19 Times.

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This Round Table examined the role the political economy plays in ‘Building Back Better’ social protection systems for those who are furthest behind in Covid-19 times.


Moderators
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Michelle Winthrop

Policy Director, Development Cooperation and Africa Division in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Michelle Winthrop is Policy Director in the Development Cooperation and Africa Division in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She was previously the Climate and Resilience Policy Lead.  Prior to joining the Irish Government, Michelle was Director of Programmes for Farm... Read More →

Speakers
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Michael Samson

Director of Research, EPRI
Dr. Michael Samson is the Research Director of the Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI), a global research institute based in Cape Town, South Africa. He has 35 years of experience working in social protection, and specialises in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating... Read More →
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Stephen Devereux

Mercator Fellow, University of Bremen
Stephen Devereux is a development economist who works on food security and social protection, mainly in east and southern Africa. He has been a Research Fellow at the UK Institute of Development Studies since 1996, where he is Co-Director of the Centre for Social Protection. He holds... Read More →
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Sintayehu Demissie Admasu

Food Security Coordination Directorate Director, Ministry of Agriculture - Ethiopia
Mrs. Sintayehu Demissie have a qualification of BSc in Agricultural Resources Economics and Management and MA in Rural Livelihood and Development from Addis Ababa University. She has also diploma in General Agriculture from Hawassa University and professional certificate... Read More →
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Patricia Conboy

Director of Global Ageing, Advocacy and Campaigns, HelpAge International
Looking forward to participating in roundtable convened by Irish Aid on Building back better social protection systems for the furthest behind in COVID-19 times


Tuesday October 6, 2020 6:00am - 7:00am -03
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