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Building a world without extreme poverty within one generation: Day 2

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During the first day of the International Seminar “A World without Poverty”, the panellists attempted to provide a definition of poverty, introducing key concepts such as the income based poverty line, well-being and multidimensional poverty. After setting the poverty stage, they introduced the Brazilian endeavour to overcome extreme poverty and its experience in implementing the […]

Seminar brings together international experts in Brasilia to discuss world poverty

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Internationally referenced researchers discuss social policies to overcome multidimensional poverty. Brasilia, 18 November: Can there be a world without poverty? What are the public policies that lead to overcoming it and when it is possible to say a country that has overcome poverty? These questions are at the centre of discussion at the first International […]

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) […]

Policy in Focus Analyses Human Development without Deforestation

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The IPC-IG and UNDP Brazil launch a new Policy in Focus on ‘Development without Deforestation’ Brasilia, August 18 2014 – This latest issue of Policy in Focus, ‘Development without Deforestation’ aims at contributing to the growing literature dedicated to promoting human development while simultaneously preserving forests of the Global South. Achieving human development without deforestation is undeniably crucial to […]

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 […]

Brazil’s progress towards achieving the MDGs

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IPC-IG attends the ceremony of the Brazil MDG Awards and launching of the MDG National Report Brasilia, May 26th, 2014 – The General Secretariat of the Presidency, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP Brazil) and the National Movement for Citizenship and Solidarity (Movimento Nacional pela Cidadania e Solidaridade, MNCS) jointly hosted the 5th 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 […]

Brazilian Government, RIO+ Centre and civil society initiate Dialogue on the Post-2015 agenda

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Brazil’s Secretariat-General of the Presidency and the World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) met last Tuesday (11/2) with the representatives of the civil society, Brazilian government and United Nations to promote and discuss Brazil’s inputs to the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. In total 83 participants gathered at the headquarters of RIO+ in Rio de Janeiro […]

United Nations Day 2013

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“This year again, we saw the United Nations come together on armed conflict, human rights, the environment and many other issues. We continue to show what collective action can do. We can do even more. In a world that is more connected, we must be more united. On United Nations Day, let us pledge to […]

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