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COVID-19 recovery in fragile and conflict-affected countries

30 June 2021 4:00 pm
30 June 2021 5:15 pm

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On 30th June 2021 from 1600 to 1715 CEST, ECDPM’s Lidet Tadesse Shiferaw will act as facilitator at the webinar ‘COVID-19 recovery in fragile and conflict-affected countries’.  This session, the third in a series organised by DAI and ECDPM, will look at solutions to tackle the issue of exacerbated fragility on informal workers, women and the youth living in fragile states and conflict affected countries and consider how private sector activities and investment can support and expedite recovery.

View the recording of the webinar

As per the 2020 OECD State of fragility report, the global systemic shock of COVID-19 will intensify fragility and its consequences on people, planet and prosperity. In 2020, before the outbreak of the pandemic, fragile contexts were home to an estimated 76.56% of people living in extreme poverty. An additional 26 million people are expected to fall into extreme poverty due to the impact of COVID-19 in fragile contexts.


Benoit Larielle, Program Manager Private Sector Development, EU Delegation to Somalia
Abdullahi Osman, Chief Executive Officer, Hormuud Foundation
Ric Goodman, Director of Resilience Technical Services, DAI
Aude de Montesquiou, Senior Advisor for Strategy and Scaling Economic Inclusion through Digital Innovations, BRAC Institute for Governance and Development


Lidet Tadesse Shiferaw, Security and resilience programme, ECDPM

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