Webinar on “Economic security as mega-challenge: policy and civil society pathways to change”
UNDESA’s Division for Inclusive Social Development will organize an online webinar on “Economic security as mega-challenge: policy and civil society pathways to change” on 20 January 2021 from 10 am to 11 am with Mr. Anthony Painter.
Mr. Painter will present current research and policy work from the RoyalSociety of Arts (RSA) on economic security, including its links with Covid-19, automation, labour markets and a more comprehensive social contract.
Mr. Painter is Chief Research & Impact Officer (CRIO) at the RSA. He leads the Research and Impact team, overseeing research, policy and practical innovation. His own work focuses on a range of policy issues including the impact of new technology on the economy and society, reform to welfare, work, learning and skills, and reform to public services and a range of public institutions. He previously directed the independent review of the Police Federation and has also worked in partnership with Google, the BBC, the BMA, the Education and Training Foundation, the Association of Colleges, and the Metropolitan Police. He is the author of three books and regularly appears in national and international media.