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New Paradigm for Women: Dignity Through Decent Work

18 March 2022 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM UTC-5

New Paradigm for Women: Dignity Through Decent Work

March 18, 2022, 1:00 -2:30 EDT (New York)

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This side event will focus on training and reforms that can make the World of Work more fair, safe, and inclusive, allowing all workers to be valued for their contributions to society: the elimination of all kinds of violence and harassment in the work realm, The Future of Work will depend on decisions taken today by policymakers, employers, and workers themselves. If those are informed by the values of fairness, equity, and social justice, then we will certainly be building forward better. 

Opening – H.E. Maria del Carmen Squeff, Permanent Representative of Argentina

Moderator – Maria Fornella Oehninger, Soroptimist International UN Representative

Women’s Empowerment and Financial Inclusion – Andrea Grobocopatel, President, FLOR Foundation 

Closing the Gender Pay Gap – Siobhán Vipond, Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), and Chair of the ITUC Women’s Committee

ILO C190 Ending Violence in the Workplace and Promoting Decent Work – Ms Beate Andrees, ILO Special Representative to the UN, and Director of the ILO at the UN 

Dream It Be It, Career Support and Mentoring for Girls – Beverly Bucur, Soroptimist International Advisor, Education Specialist 

Why STEM? Elena Pinetti, Scientist at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (USA).

Conclusion and Questions


CoNGO Notes: For information about collaborative work of NGOs on the issues above and related matters, visit the substantive committees related to CoNGO. Visit here for specific information about the NGO Committee on Status of Women/New YorkNGO Committee on Status of Women Vienna, and the NGO Committee on Status of Women Geneva. For information about the event organizer, visit Soroptimist International.