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Briefing Note: Resuming Manufacturing Operations and Business Activity

Report cover: Briefing Paper: Resuming Operations and Business Activity
Report cover: Briefing Paper: Resuming Operations and Business Activity
Image: World Economic Forum

The Advanced Manufacturing Action Group released a Briefing Note, Resuming Operations and Business Activity, Post-COVID.

The report gathers key perspectives on how companies can return to work and resume manufacturing operations and business activity as early as possible, while ensuring employees’ safety and preventing new infections.

Moving forward, the Action Group will continue to collect and share best practices and solutions that leverage advanced manufacturing technologies to facilitate the restart of operations. The group will also engage with key stakeholders to shape new practices and build new partnerships.

Read the report here.

Media Briefing: Putting Gender Equality at the Centre of COVID-19 Responses

Today, the following experts gathered for a media briefing on putting gender equality at the centre of COVID-19 responses:

  • Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa
  • Peggy Serame, Minister of Investment Trade and Industry of Botswana
  • Winne Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS
  • Bineta Diop, AU Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security and Founder Femmes Africa Soldarité

Watch the full briefing here:

The Forum and WHO regularly convene these briefings for media to ask world-leading experts questions about COVID-19 and how to minimize its impact in Africa.