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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, […]

Experts and policymakers engage in South-South learning on how to enhance social protection policies

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   The “Social protection, entrepreneurship and labour market activation – Evidence for better policies” 2-day Seminar will be held in Brasilia to mark the UN Day for South-South Cooperation and celebrate the IPC-IG’s 10 year Anniversary Brasilia, 08 September 2014 –  Canada´s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) […]

The IPC-IG August 2014 Bulletin has been released


This month Inclusive Growth Bulletin issue launches a new Policy in Focus on ‘Development without Deforestation’ and new publications on the middle class in Latin America. There are also news and updates on the IPC-IG’s latest activities as well as a new video interview about conditional cash transfer (CCT) programmes in Ecuador (“Bono de Desarrollo Humano”) and […]

The IPC-IG June 2014 Bulletin has been released

New Publications

Brasilia, June 23 – This month Inclusive Growth Bulletin launches new publications on economic policy options and institutional reforms in Namibia, a comparative institutional history of IBSA and BRICS, on the evolution of income inequality in Latin America, and on Brazilian innovations in social protection, as well as news and updates on the IPC-IG’s activities […]

Strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation for Development

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“Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is important for all to measure the impact of our programmes and improve them based on the lessons learned. Nowhere is M&E more important than in Egypt today, where there is need of better targeting and implementation of social policies. It is not enough to collect anecdotes; we must now base […]

The Brazilian Productive Inclusion model illustrated through small-scale farmers’ experiences

Crédito: IPC/PNUD/Amélie Courau

Brasilia, April 7th, 2014 – Last Tuesday, the representatives of 18 countries visited a farm settlement called “Pequeno William” located in the rural area of Planaltina (Brasilia D.F.). The field trip was organized by the Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger (MDS) of Brazil within the context of the 9th Edition of the […]

UN and Government of Brazil Launch World Without Poverty Knowledge Initiative

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Seoul, 20 June 2013

New knowledge sharing platform will share Brazil’s social protection innovations with the world RIO DE JANEIRO, March 21, 2014 – A joint initiative was launched today to capture Brazil’s important innovations in social protection and labor programs. The Brazilian Learning Initiative World Without Poverty (WWP) aims at sharing lessons with low and middle income countries on […]

The Inclusive Growth Bulletin December 2013 is out

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The December 2013 issue covers South-South Learning and presents new publications in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Bolsa Família

The “Jobs Challenges” Event explores Employment in terms of the Post 2015 Millennium Goals Development Agenda

General Assembly Opens 68th Session: John Ashe (centre), President of the sixty-eighth session of the General Assembly, flanked by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) and Tegegnework Gettu, Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management. 17 September 2013 
United Nations, New YorkPhoto Credit: UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

Today the “Jobs Challenges” event is being held in New York City concerning achieving sustainable and inclusive development through the creation of decent jobs. UNDP’s Olav Kjørven (Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Bureau for Development Policy) will be attending the event. The event has been prompted in light of the post-2015 Millennium Goals development agenda discussions; […]

Visiting researcher presents a critical review of the Millennium Development Goals

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Brasilia, 13 August 2013 – Over 30 participants gathered at the Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea) in Brasilia for Prof. Sakiko Fukuda-Parr’s presentation on “A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights”. In attendance were representatives from Brazilian government and embassies in Brasilia, as well as officials from a range of interested […]

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