Regional Forum on Sustainable Development Side Event: Equal pay for work of equal value

The Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the World Trade Organisation and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) (UN ECE, UNCTAD, ITC) and the Permanent Mission of Iceland, in partnership with the EPIC Secretariat, OECD, ILO and UN Women, will launch EPIC in the Europe and Central Asia region.
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Event type: Conferences, meetings, symposiums

Start date: 22 March 2019 | Start time: 13:15 UTC01:00
End date: 22 March 2019 | End time: 14:30 UTC01:00

Location: International Conference Centre Geneva, Room 3, Geneva, Switzerland

Event description

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Building upon the momentum gained since the launch of the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) in September 2017, the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and the Permanent Mission of Iceland, in partnership with the EPIC Secretariat, OECD, ILO and UN Women, will launch EPIC in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region and bring together regional leaders including governments, trade unions, private sector, and civil society to share knowledge, and exchange good practice on how to accelerate the achievement of equal pay for work of equal value.

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For more information on this issue, see our brief here.

 

Sponsored by: Europe and Central Asia Regional Office, The Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), the Permanent Mission of Iceland, the EPIC Secretariat, OECD, ILO

More information:
  • Contact person: Olga Osaulenko olga.osaulenko@unwomen.org