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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 […]

New Policy in Focus Magazine: Is There a Brazilian Model of Development?

Dylan Passmore. Pessoas pegando o metro. 2006, São Paulo, Brazil.

Brasilia, January, 2015 – Is there a Brazilian model of development? The search for answers to that question is the central theme of the new issue of “Policy in Focus” magazine published by the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG). Despite its current difficulties, Brazil offers a striking example of inclusive growth. Inequality has […]

IPC-IG, IFAD and Ipea Launch the “Atlas of Extreme Poverty in the North and Northeast of Brazil

Cover Atlas of Extreme Poverty in the North and Northeast regions of Brazil

Brasilia – The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in partnership with the Brazilian Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA), recently launched the “Atlas of Extreme Poverty in the North and Northeast regions of Brazil in 2010.” The Atlas […]

New Website Focuses on the Achievements and Challenges of Yemen in the Area of Social Development

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The Republic of Yemen is one of the oldest centers of civilization in the Near East and it was the first country in the Arabian Peninsula to grant women the right to vote. Today, Yemen is one of the poorest in the Middle East and North Africa region and half of the population lives below […]

Looking for a Good Reading Material on International Development and Policies? Explore our Publications

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Are you a Masters or a PhD student or do you work in the area of public policy? Are you interested in international development and policies for inclusive growth? Then check out our free online library of publications! IPC-IG provides research-based policy recommendations on poverty related issues through different publication series, from the popular One […]

IPC-IG Launches New Edition of Policy in Focus Magazine on Social Protection, Entrepreneurship and Labour Market Activation

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In partnership with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) has launched a new edition of its flagship magazine Policy in Focus on the topic of social protection, entrepreneurship and labour market activation. Despite significant development gains registered in recent decades, developing countries still face considerable challenges in […]

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


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, […]

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


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?

Marapanim/PA 02/10/09Vila Mau, creche©Foto de Ubirajara Machado

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 […]

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