Register to the Webinar #8: COVID-19 Experience of Countries ahead of the Global Curve: Country-to-Country Learning and South-South Cooperation

Dear colleagues,

Joins us for the COVID-19 Experience of Countries ahead of the Global Curve: Country-to-Country Learning and South-South Cooperation webinar by clicking here. It will occur on Thursday, 30 April, 2020 - 08:00 EDT/GMT-4

This webinar, organized by UNICEF, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), with the support of the International Policy Center for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), seeks to promote sharing of experiences and emerging lessons learned from different countries responding to COVID-19. Panelists and participants of the webinar will share insights and perspectives on: 1) the overall COVID-19 situation in their respective country 2) overall response and management of the epidemic; 3) social protection and economic measures that have been put in place to support vulnerable populations; 4) lessons learned and recommendations; and 5) opportunities for South-South knowledge sharing and cooperation. The aim of this webinar is to contribute to a global exchange of experiences that could increase understanding of the challenges and solutions, improve the effectiveness of cross-disciplinary responses, and leverage cooperation amongst countries, including through South-South and triangular cooperation. 

 

Presenters: 

Mr. Jorge Chediek, Director of UNOSSC and Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation

Mr. Mihir Bhatt, Director of All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI)

Mr. Taidong Zhou, Head of Global Development Division, Center for International Knowledge on Development (CIKD) 

Prof. Young June Choe, Department of preventive medicine, Hallym University, Republic of Korea

Ms. Xiaojun Grace Wang, Deputy Director, UNOSSC

Moderator:

Ms. Martha Santos, Programme Manager, South-South/Horizontal Cooperation, UNICEF