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Celebrating International Equal Pay Day: Building back a better future of work by ensuring pay equity – A global call to action

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Date & Time:
September 18
9:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
Add to Calendar September 18 9:00 am September 18 10:30 am America/New_York Celebrating International Equal Pay Day: Building back a better future of work by ensuring pay equity – A global call to action

On the occasion of the first International Equal Pay Day, the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) is organizing a virtual global Call to Action encouraging all labour market actors to take the necessary steps to ensure that equal pay is at the heart of the COVID-19 recovery efforts worldwide. The event will comprise a panel discussion with leading governments, global equal pay activists, academics, business leaders, and trade unionists, such as former Minister of Social Affairs and Equality of Iceland Thorsteinn Viglundsson, Captain of US National Women’s Soccer team Megan Rapinoe, and journalist and equal pay advocate Samira Ahmed, followed by remarks from the EPIC Secretariat, Director General of International Labour Organization Guy Ryder, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women Asa Regner, and Secretary General of OECD José Angel Gurria.

Speakers

Moderated by Nozipho Tshabalala.

Panellists:

Remarks by the EPIC Secretariat:

Call to action:

Representatives of the EPIC Steering Committee will participate in a curtain raiser video.

Other details

Zoom connection details will be shared by email on Wednesday, 16 September.

Please register by Wednesday, 16 September.

Join the conversation by using #EqualPayDay and follow us on Twitter at @epic2030.

For further information, see International Equal Pay Day: only together can we build a more inclusive and fair world of work

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On the occasion of the first International Equal Pay Day, the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) is organizing a virtual global Call to Action encouraging all labour market actors to take the necessary steps to ensure that equal pay is at the heart of the COVID-19 recovery efforts worldwide. The event will comprise a panel discussion with leading governments, global equal pay activists, academics, business leaders, and trade unionists, such as former Minister of Social Affairs and Equality of Iceland Thorsteinn Viglundsson, Captain of US National Women’s Soccer team Megan Rapinoe, and journalist and equal pay advocate Samira Ahmed, followed by remarks from the EPIC Secretariat, Director General of International Labour Organization Guy Ryder, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women Asa Regner, and Secretary General of OECD José Angel Gurria.

Speakers

Moderated by Nozipho Tshabalala.

Panellists:

Remarks by the EPIC Secretariat:

Call to action:

Representatives of the EPIC Steering Committee will participate in a curtain raiser video.

Other details

Zoom connection details will be shared by email on Wednesday, 16 September.

Please register by Wednesday, 16 September.

Join the conversation by using #EqualPayDay and follow us on Twitter at @epic2030.

For further information, see International Equal Pay Day: only together can we build a more inclusive and fair world of work

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