Register to the webinar #6: Impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on employment: (potential) solutions for informal/ self-employed workers

This webinar will occur on 21 April, 2020 - 09:00 EDT/GMT-4.  Please, click here to register.

It aims to discuss how the different groups of informal workers and self-employed are being impacted by the crisis. Moreover, the different social protection responses to these groups will be discussed, including their main challenges, such as identification of beneficiaries and payment modalities in the case of cash transfers for example. Finally, examples of how coalitions of informal workers are being involved in the discussions about the extension of social protection will be presented.

Panellists:

Laura Alfers, Director, Social Protection Programme, WIEGO

Carmen Roca, Lima Focal City Coordinator, WIEGO

Discussant:

Portia Kekana, Market Access and Strategic Partnerships Director, Department of Small Business Development, South Africa

Moderator:

Christina Behrendt, Head, Social Policy Unit, ILO