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TUAC, NFS and BASTUN Webinar: World Day for Decent Work – Economic outlook and recovery plans in the Nordic/Baltic countries_7 October

07 October 2020

7 October is the World Day for Decent Work. To acknowledge this NFS, BASTUN and TUAC are organising a webinar looking at the role of social dialogue in dealing with the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Nordic/Baltic Sea Region.

The webinar will also discuss the Global Deal as a means to better working lives in the region.

9.00 Welcome

  • Lizette Risgaard, President of the Danish Trade Union Confederation (FH) and vice president of TUAC
  • Inga Ruginienė, President of the Lithuanian Trade Union Confederation (LPSK) and BASTUN.

9.10 Covid-19 crisis and the Baltic Sea Region

  • Christophe André, Senior Economist at the OECD, Economics Department
  • Pierre Habbard, General Secretary of the Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC)

Trade union interventions

  • Inga Ruginienė (LPSK, Lithuania)
  • Heidi Rønne (FH, Denmark)
  • Pekka Ristekä (SAK, Finland)
  • Dr. Adam Rogalewski (OPZZ, Poland)

10.30 Global deal and Decent Work

  • Veronica Nilsson, the Head of the Global Deal Support Unit in the OECD
  • Sofia Vahlne, the Head of People Strategy and Global Labour Relations at Scania
  • Lisa Lorentzon, the Chairperson of the Union for University Graduates at Scania
  • Peggy Hessen Følsvik, the Vice President of the LO-Norway

10.55 Conclusion

  • Magnus Gissler, General Secretary, Council of Nordic Trade Unions (NFS)


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