Roadmap to address the interlocking crises of care, jobs, and the environment to achieve the promise of the SDGs

This side event of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development will showcase optimal policies, financing strategies, and partnerships that lay the foundation for gender-responsive recovery and achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Full details ▼
Event type: Conferences, meetings, symposiums
Start date: 06 July 2021 | Start time: 13:00 UTC -04:00
End date: 06 July 2021 | End time: 14:30 UTC -04:00
Location: Online

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This side event of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, co-organized by UN Women, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the International Labour Organization (ILO), will showcase optimal policies, financing strategies, and partnerships that lay the foundation for gender-responsive recovery and achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including putting care for people at the centre of a just and sustainable economy, creating decent work and an adequate standard of living for all, enabling gender-just transitions to sustainable production and consumption, and expansion of fiscal space and macroeconomic policies aligned with social and environmental objectives.

Speakers:

  • Armine Yalnizyan, Economist, Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers, Member of Canada’s federal Task Force on Women in the Economy
  • Gita Sen, Director & Distinguished Professor, Ramalingaswami Centre on Equity & Social Determinants of Health, Public Health Foundation of India
  • Busi Sibeko, Researcher, Institute for Economic Justice, South Africa
  • Paola Simonetti, Deputy Director, Economic and Social Policy Department, International Trade Union Confederation
  • Mariama Williams, Principal, Integrated Policy Research Institute; Director, Institute of Law and Economics, Jamaica

The event will be moderated by UN Women with closing remarks from UNDP and ILO.

Roadmap to address the interlocking crises of care, jobs, and the environment to achieve the promise of the SDGs

Sponsored by: UN Women Headquarters
Other Co-Sponsors: United Nations Development Programme and the International Labour Organization