Sexual harassment is prevalent across the world and negatively affects women’s employment, including women’s workplace attendance and productivity, income, job retention and advancement, and career trajectory. Workplace sexual harassment also negatively affects entire workgroup productivity and has significant costs on firms and economies. This solutions-oriented webinar will explore the broader economic costs of sexual harassment in the world of work. Experts from the ILO, Solidarity Center, and World Bank will highlight practical approaches to promote respectful workplaces and prevent and respond to sexual harassment in the workplace. The webinar will also explore the practical implications of the ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment in the Workplace that was adopted in 2019.
A webinar drawing together the experts behind our Response Framework and Action Toolkits designed to guide companies’ immediate response to COVID-19 and efforts to rebuild, with a focus on protecting the most vulnerable.
Time: 2:30 pm in London
AVPA and the Sankalp Dialogues invite you to join our COVID-19 webinar Series.This webinar is part of a series organized by AVPA in collaboration with Sankalp Dialogues. We intend to host these webinars every Thursday at the same time to discuss topics that are important to you.Objectives:
This Thursday, 7th May, we will hear from various speakers on Access to Education during the COVID-19 Global Pandemic.Time:11:00AM East Africa Time10:00AM South Africa Standard Time9:00AM West Africa Time
- To showcase how a wide range of stakeholders – comprising grant makers, impact investors,NGOs, DFIs, and corporations – are responding to the global pandemic
- To share knowledge and look for solutions that work for Africa
- To connect implementers with prospective funders
Join guests Deirdre White, CEO, PYXERA Global and James George, Network Development Lead, Ellen MacArthur Foundation for an engaging conversation on the systemic solutions needed to transition to a circular economy.
PYXERA Global’s upcoming publication, “Paradigm Shift” brings together the leading circular practitioners and thought leaders in the public, private, and social sector to share their insights on how to make the circular economy transition a reality. This publication takes a systems-level view of the challenge and focuses on solutions—upstream, downstream, and across sectors—with critical takeaways that you can use to advance your circular economy mission.
*Key insights on the need to align the public, private and social sectors on a united circular vision
*Key insights on the critical role the private sector plays on being the catalyst for change and key incentives that can drive them to change
*How to engage in the aftermath of COVID-19 to springboard communities towards a more sustainable future with the circular economy front and center.
Time: 11 am-12 pm EDT