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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 […]

Towards universal social protection: Latin American pathways and policy tools

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In celebration of its 6 month anniversary, socialprotection.org will present the Webinar “Towards universal social protection: Latin American pathways and policy tools”. The webinar, taking place on March 10th at 11am (UTC-3, Santiago) will explore the content of the book by the same title, published by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean […]

Presenting Uruguay’s Asignaciones Familiares

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Part 2 of socialprotection.org’s Child Allowance Webinar Series On the 24th of September 2015, the Child Allowance Webinar Series will continue with a Spanish language webinar dedicated to Uruguay’s Contributory Family Allowances (Asignaciones Familiares, AFAM). The webinar is supported by the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (the IPC-IG/UNDP) and the Economic Commission for Latin […]

IPC-IG Launches an Innovative Online Knowledge Sharing Platform Dedicated to Social Protection

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socialprotection.org is an unbranded hub designed to facilitate interactive knowledge sharing and production on social protection with a focus on South-South Cooperation BRASILIA, September 12th, 2015 – With the world on the verge of adopting the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will shape the future development agenda in tackling  global poverty, inequality, gender issues, […]

Can an online platform be a ‘one-stop shop’ for social protection?

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The following article was written by Lean Alfred Santos on 17 August 2015 on Devex. Read the article on their website here.  How can one sift through large data sets to find the valuable pieces of information that can then be used as a springboard for action, particularly in creating a universal social protection system? There is no […]

Introducing socialprotection.org

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A new online platform on social protection is set to be officially launched momentarily. The test phase of the beta version of the platform, however, is currently live for the project’s partners. Socialprotection.org is an unbranded, online hub, supported by the Development Working Group of the G20 and financed by the Australian Department of Foreign […]

Inclusive growth required to achieve sustainable development in Asia-Pacific, says UN

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ESCAP’s flagship report introduces innovative inclusiveness index for region’s economies Bangkok (ESCAP News) – Developing economies in the Asia-Pacific region continue to fare well in comparison to the rest of the world, but structural weaknesses constrain growth prospects, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said in its latest […]

Social Cash Transfers in Africa: Scaling-up and Innovating

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This new series of publications captures the recent developments in social protection programmes in Africa Brasília, 16 April, 2015 – What does wearable technology have to do with social cash transfer programmes in a poor, remote area of an African country? A lot, indeed. An innovative payment system implemented in Ethiopia sees government agents using […]

International conference on Social Protection: Perspectives, Policies and Best Practices – Day 2

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Arusha, December 17th 2014 – 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 […]

African dialogue on poverty takes place in Tanzania

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Day 1: International conference on Social Protection: Building Effective and Sustainable Systems for Equitable Growth: Perspectives, Policies and Best Practices Arusha, December 16th 2014 – The three-day international conference on Social Protection: Building Effective and Sustainable Systems for Equitable Growth commenced on 15th December 2014 in Arusha, Tanzania, organized by the Poverty Eradication Department of the Ministry of […]

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