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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 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 […]

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?

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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 […]

Presenting socialprotection.org’s Child Allowance Webinar Series


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 […]

Social Cash Transfers in Africa: Scaling-up and Innovating


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 […]

IPC-IG Interviews Markus Fraundorfer


From the global fight against HIV/AIDS to food security, to bioenergy, Brazil has played an important role in many areas of global governance and in regards to many development issues. Exactly, how Brazil has exercised power in global governance since the beginning of the 21st century and how it has developed in various interfaces of global […]

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