Social Protection

Building social protection floors
and comprehensive social security systems


Informality and Social Protection in Africa - 10 February 2021 - 10.00 – 11.15 am EST (6.00 – 7.15 pm EAT)

Side Event at the 59th Session of the Commission for Sustainable Development, UN/HQ around a release of the study, Informality and Social Protection in African Countries: A Forward-looking Assessment of Contributory Schemes (available in English and French), developed by UNDP in collaboration with ILO.

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Description automatically generatedSPEAKERS:

Laura Alfers, Director, Social Protection Programme, Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO)

Myriam Dossou-d’Almeida, Director General of the National Health Insurance Institute (INAM)/Minister in charge of Youth and Youth Employment, Government of Togo

Jacqueline Mugo, Executive Director of the Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) and Secretary General of Business Africa

Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, ILO

Stan Nkwain, Director, Regional Service Centre for Africa, UNDP


MODERATOR: Mansour Ndiaye, Head of Inclusive Growth, UNDP

Events : 10.02.2021 - 10.02.2021