"Unpaid Wages and Remittances: Deconstructing the Impact of COVID-19 and Ways Forward"Media
- We are writing to invite you to the webinar titled "Unpaid Wages and Remittances: Deconstructing the Impact of COVID-19 and Ways Forward". The webinar is in collaboration with the governments of Switzerland and United Kingdom. It will be held on 09 December 2020 (Wednesday) at 1:00PM - 2:30PM (London) / 9:00PM - 10:30PM (Manila). The webinar will address the question of how a steady flow of remittances can be maintained by ensuring that migrant workers are compensated for their work in countries of destination. In addition, the webinar will explore what could be some of the innovative and informal ways of ensuring access to justice and compensation as a strategy to facilitate expedited remittances to families that strongly rely on them back home. We will be joined by the following panelists: Mr. Hanspeter Wyss, Program Manager, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), Switzerland Dr. Dilip Ratha, Head of KNOMAD, World Bank Ms. Ellene Sana, Executive Director, Center for Migrant Advocacy (CMA), Philippines Prof. Ray Jureidini, Professor of Migration Ethics and Human Rights, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Qatar Prof. Francois Crepeau, Full Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University, Canada The webinar will be moderated by Mr. William Gois, Regional Coordinator, Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA). REGISTRATION: 1. Click on the link in the poster in advance to register for the event or you may register by clicking the link below: REGISTER HERE: https://bit.ly/3poKAX8 2. After registering, you will receive the Zoom link to the call to the email address you have provided. 3. For easier access, install Zoom first in your preferred device then click the Zoom link. Please find attached the event poster and concept note. Do feel free to circulate this invitation widely. Lastly, we encourage you to share with us in advance should you have questions for the upcoming webinar or questions specific to the speakers. Thank you and we look forward to your participation in the webinar.
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