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Presenting Kenya’s Single Registry for Social Protection: Webinar

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On 29 March 2016, at 2pm – 3:30pm (UTC +03:00 – Nairobi, Kenya) we will be holding a webinar dedicated to Kenya’s Single Registry for Social Protection. The webinar is supported by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Oxford Policy Management and Development Pathways, and hosted by socialprotection.org. Fulfilling Kenya’s Vision 2030 […]

How Did Mongolia Create the First Universal Child Grant in the Developing World?

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The country’s experience will be the theme of the third webinar of the Child Allowance Webinar Series on October 27, organized by the IPC-IG, Unicef and Development Pathways, and hosted by socialprotection.org.  We invite you to register for the webinar. Located between Russia and China, Mongolia has a territory of nearly 1.6 million square kilometers, […]

Presenting socialprotection.org’s Child Allowance Webinar Series

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On 14th August 2015, the Child Allowance Webinar Series will commence with a webinar dedicated to South Africa’s Child Support Grant. The webinar is supported by the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (the IPC-IG/UNDP) and UNICEF and hosted by socialprotection.org. The purpose of the Child Allowance Webinar Series is to present a variety of child allowance experiences including that of South Africa […]

Building Effective and Sustainable Systems for Equitable Growth: Day 3

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The three-day international conference on Social Protection: Building Effective and Sustainable Systems for Equitable Growth took place from 15th to 17th December 2014 in Arusha, Tanzania, organized by the Poverty Eradication Department of the Ministry of Finance of the Government of Tanzania, with support from UNICEF, ILO and the Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI). The conference was […]

Experts and policymakers discuss data collection and monitoring and evaluation for poverty reduction

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From 3 – 5 November, 40 representatives from15 different countries will discuss how national statistics can be used to improve Monitoring and Evaluation policies and National Evaluation Capacities Rio de Janeiro, 31 October 2014 – The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), together with the UNDP Independent Evaluation Office (IEO), the World Without Poverty […]

Social Protection, Entrepreneurship and Labour Market Activation: Evidence for Better Policies: Seminar Day 2

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The Canada´s International Development Research Centre(IDRC), the UNDP International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) and the Colombian Think Tank Fedesarrollo organized an international seminar to discuss social protection and its linkages to jobs, entrepreneurship and women’s economic empowerment. The event was held in celebration of the IPC-IG’s 10th year anniversary, at the Ipea Headquarters in Brasilia on 10-11 September, […]

Social Protection, Entrepreneurship and Labour Market Activation: Evidence for Better Policies: Seminar Day 1

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Despite the progressive endorsement of social protection in Latin America and across the developing world, policy debates have emerged concerning the impact of social protection on labour supply and women’s empowerment. Critics argue that social grants generate dependence, disincentivisework and can reinforce traditional gender roles. A shortage of in-depth research on their impact has undermined […]

Join the webinar on the Brazilian Single Registry promoted by the IASPN and the WWP initiative

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Have you already registered to participate in the virtual seminar on “Unified Registry” (Cadastro Único) for Social Programs – The Brazilian Experience? If you have not, there is still time! Register by going to this link. Join us this Wednesday, September 3rd at 11:00 AM (Washington time) in a virtual discussion on Unified Registry (CadÚnico) […]

The Impact of Growth, Redistribution and Inequality on Poverty in Nigeria

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Brasilia, 11 August, 2014 – On Monday, 28 July, Jude Okechukwu Chukwu (Department of Economics, University of Nigeria and Visiting Research Fellow, IPC-IG) introduced his research, presenting its empirical findings during a presentation titled “Growth, Redistribution and Inequality Effects on Poverty Changes in Nigeria”, on the IPC-IG’s Seminar Series. He delved into the patterns of […]

The IPC-IG and SCC hold an Impact Evaluation Workshop in Cairo

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Brasilia, 7 July 2014: From June 7 to 19, 2014, The Social Contract Advisory, Monitoring and Coordination Centre (SCC) and the IPC-IG organized a workshop dedicated to techniques of monitoring and impact evaluation of social protection programmes for policy makers in Cairo, Egypt. The SCC is a UNDP initiative established within the Egyptian Cabinet’s Information […]

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