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MONTHLY WEBINAR

COVID-19 and intergenerational equity.


10 September 2021
2 to 3.15pm UK time

In partnership with UNICEF Global Development Commons and the Lancet COVID-19 Commission.

The focus of this webinar is to understand how COVID-19 is affecting issues of age and generational equity. We will address ethical issues and concerns about social justice. The event is part of a global conversation to guide policy responses to these dilemma and to promote more consensual approaches to generational justice.

Panelists:

Opening Remarks: Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Lancet COVID-19 Chairman.

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, Professor of Social Policy and International Development, Norwich, United Kingdom.

Shahra Razavi (Shahrashoub Razavi), Director of the Social Protection Department of the International Labour Organisation in Geneva, Switzerland.

Natalia Winder-Rossi, Director, Programme Division Social Policy and Social Protection, UNICEF.

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Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organisation, 5 February 2021.


“There is a disturbing narrative in some countries that it’s OK if older people die. It’s not OK… Those most at risk of severe disease and death from COVID-19, including health workers and older people, must come first. And they must come first everywhere.”

86%

Of reported COVID-19 deaths in Chile since the start of the pandemic have been aged 60 or more.

In Argentina, the average age of deaths attributed to COVID-19 is

74

In Peru, people aged 60 or more account for

70%

of reported COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

From March 2020 to 2021

86%

of Colombia’s 55,000 reported COVID-19 deaths were aged 55+.

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CALL FOR WEBINAR PROPOSALS

The weekly webinars have been a big success. We want to build on this by offering network members the opportunity to organise webinar sessions.

The Platform will facilitate this process by:

  • Managing proposals and timeslots.

  • Promoting on our site, in our newsletter and via social media.

  • Posting slides and recordings after the event (if you wish).

  • Posting related blogs and material.

This call will function like conference panel proposals. You need to complete this online form.