Building Back Fairer: Equality in a Post-COVID World
Thursday, 8 July 2021
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Virtual (NY Time)

Side Event

Secretariat of the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB)

Virtual side event to the 2021 HLPF organized by the UN Inequalities Task Team

Join a panel of experts in a virtual event to discuss what entrenched inequalities cost us and how the COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated them. Experts will examine the threats posed to our societies, economies and our human rights by the current situation and discuss how this could be a critical inflection point for creating more equal, inclusive and sustainable economies and societies.

Speakers:
  • Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Max Lawson, Head of Inequality Policy, Oxfam International
  • Isabel Ortiz, Director, Global Social Justice Program at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University

    Moderator:
  • Ignacio Saiz, Executive Director, Center for Economic and Social Rights

    Event Links:

  • United Nations