Editing Office - Geneva
Monday, March 18, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)
This year, the International Labour Organization (ILO) celebrates its 100th anniversary. This webinar will cover Sustainable Development Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, the future of work, and how UNA-USA members support the ILO. Our guest speaker Kevin Cassidy serves as the Director and Representative to the Bretton Woods and Multilateral Organizations in the ILO Office for the United States.
Mr. Cassidy has over 33 years of international development experience. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Cassidy served as the Senior Communications and Economic and Social Affairs Officer for 11 years in the ILO Office for the United Nations with additional responsible for partnerships in North America. During this time, Mr. Cassidy worked with member States to organise Heads of State/Government and Ministerial level events highlighting decent work as well as introducing policy language on key development issues into the resolutions and outcomes documents of the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee and the Commissions of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Mr. Cassidy has worked in several UN offices during his career including the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) on the issue of landmines, the Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance (OCHA), the Executive Office of the Secretary-General (Boutros Boutros-Ghali and Ban Ki-moon), the UN Department of Public Information and the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS), New York. Mr. Cassidy holds a Masters’ of Economic and Political Development from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.