The Covid-19 pandemic has brought to the surface the gap that exists between highly qualified employment easily adaptable to digital work and low qualified yet essential employment that cannot be converted into distance jobs.
On 23 May Wuhan University Institute for Human Rights Studies, China, hosted the webinar on the Rights Protection of Vulnerable Groups in the Pandemic, as a part of the Global Epidemic Prevention & Control and Human Rights Protection Conference Series. Rune Halvorsen from OsloMet gave the keynote talk Social Consequences of the Covid-19 Pandemic in Europe – How to Reduce Risk of Poverty and Social Exclusion.
We have produced two new videos. In the first video, Birgit Pfau-Effinger (University of Hamburg), Marga Leon (Autonomous University of Barcelona), Philippe Seidel Leroy (AGE Platform Europe), Mathias Maucher (EAPN) and Pascual Martinez (COFACE) talk about some of the issues the EUROSHIP project will address. In the second