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Dialogues on the Future of Work in the Global South: Sub-saharan africa perspective

Experts from Africa will join CIPPEC and the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) in a series of conversations around the challenges and opportunities that the region will face about the..

29 June - 1 July

CIPPEC, African Economic Research Consortium

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About the
regional dialogues

Over the past decade, the Global South has produced much research and data on the future of work. However, this knowledge is still fragmented and not easily accessible to policy makers and public opinion.

The Dialogues aim to take stock of the vast existing knowledge about the future of work from developing countries perspectives to add diversity and context to the standard global narrative of the future of work that can feed the right policy frameworks for governments in the Global South.

To pursue that, CIPPEC, coordinator of FoWiGS, in partnership with African Economic Research Consortium (Sub-Saharan Africa), Economic Research Forum (Middle East and North Africa), Red Sur (Latin America) and Just Jobs (Asia) will hold a total number of 24 dialogues that will bring together more than 75 Global South experts from the academia, and civil society to join the discussions and contribute with welcome heterogeneous perspectives about the future of work.

 

The Sub-saharan Dialogues

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Agenda 

29th June

Skills roundtable
Moderation: Prof. Germano Mwabu, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Rapporteur: Prof. Victor Okoruwa, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Speakers:
-David Sahn, Cornell University.
-Belinda Archibong, Columbia University.
-Prof Paul Gertler, University of California.

Technology roundtable
Skills roundtable
Moderation:Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya
Rapporteur: Prof. Tomson Ogwang, Brock University, Canada
Speakers:
-Mark Andrew Dutz, World Bank, USA
-Pierre Mohnen, Maastricht University, Netherlands
-Prof.  Issouf Soumaré, Laval University, Canada

30th June

Labor market institutions roundtable
Moderator: Prof. Louise Fox, California University, USA
Rapporteur: Prof. Tomson Ogwang, Brock University, Canada
Edward Webster Research Professor, Southern Centre for Inequality Studies at Wits 
Linguère Mously Mbaye, Senior Research Economist, African Development Bank Group
Wisdom Akpalu, Dean of the School of Research and Graduate Studies, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).


Demography roundtable
Moderator: Prof. Bernadette Kamgnia, Economic Policy Analysis of CIRES, Côte d’Ivoire
Rapporteur:  Prof. Victor Okoruwa, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Speakers:
-Raouf Boucekkine, Aix-Marseille School of Economics
-Francis Baye, University of Yaounde II,
-Dr. Eleni Yitbarek, University of Pretoria

1st July

Inequality roundtable
Moderator: Prof. Murray Leibrandt, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Rapporteur:  Prof. Victor Okoruwa, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Rapporteur:  Prof. Tomson Ogwang, Brock University, Canada
Speakers:
-Boniface Epo, University of Yaoundé II
-Prof.   Yilmus Getachew, University of Pretoria
– Dianah Ngui Muchai, AERC

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Friday 22 October
14:00 - 15:30 IST
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Global Solutions Summit 2021: Building a better future of work through good jobs and upskilling

Saturday 27 March
- IST
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Concordia Annual Summit: The future of work in Latin America. Towards a context-based narrative

Thursday 23 September
- IST
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Dialogues on the Future of Work in the Global South: the Middle East and North Africa perspective

Monday 26 July
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