Overcoming systemic vulnerabilities and financing challenges for a fairer and sustainable future- intentional collaborative actions to address hunger, unemployment and healthcare in the context of COVID-19
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Virtual (New York time)
Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (DBA Women First International Fund) with NGO Committee on Financing for Development, a substantive committee of the Conference of NGOs (CoNGO), Salesian Missions Inc., Global Foundation for Democracy and Development, New Humanity, Red Dot Foundation and Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd
The panel will explore financing challenges in the aftermath of COVID -19 and strategize on how best to build effective collaboration and partnerships between, pubic private and civil society organizations to address hunger, unemployment and healthcare. Panelists will share specific challenges faced by migrants, women, workers in the informal and agricultural sectors, and micro small and medium enterprises as they strive to revive their livelihood and economy. We will hear voices from the communities most impacted by the lock downs and fall-out from COVID-19. Panelists will also share positive impacts of measures they have taken to address the challenges and propose further action to reevaluate, reinvest and rebuild.