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Read our April Inclusive Growth Bulletin!

Ethiopian children fetching water at a well in Tigray. Credit: IPC/UNDP/Lauren Naville Gisnås

The April 2015 Bulletin launches new publications on challenges and innovations in the implementation of social cash transfer programmes in African countries, on gender equality approaches in evaluation, and continues the dabate on social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean. A new interview highlights Brazil’s role in global governance. There is also information […]

Lessons Learned in the Brazil-Africa Dialogue on Social Protection

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The IPC-IG interviewed Márcia Lopes, Social Assistant, Brazil’s former Minister of Social Development and former National Secretary of Social Assistance. She talked about her experiences and views on the Brazil-Africa cooperation: knowledge exchange practices; lessons learned; challenges to be overcome. Watch the video below. English subtitles are available.

The Jan/Feb Inclusive Growth Bulletin is out

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The January/February 2015 issue launches new One Pagers on Social Protection Systems in Latin America and the Productive Impacts of Cash Transfers series, as well as new publications on the effectiveness of Public Work Programmes in Namibia, on recommendations to the debate surrounding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and translated versions of a One Pager […]

Understand Yemen’s achievements and challenges in social development

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The IPC-IG launches reports and website dedicated to the Yemen National Social Protection Monitoring Survey (NSPMS) Brasilia, February 13th 2015 – The NSPMS is a household longitudinal survey covering the period of October 2012 to September 2013. Last December 2014, the Final Report and the Executive Summary were launched. Following-up on the publication of new evidence and indicators from a […]

The UN, Brazil and DFID Join Forces to Promote Poverty Reduction and Gender Equality in Sub-Saharan Africa

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The Project Will Develop Capacities and Promote Learning Exchanges between Brazil and African Nations in the Field of Women’s Empowerment and Social Protection Brasilia, February 12, 2015 – The UNDP Resident Representative and UN coordinator in Brazil, Jorge Chediek, and the Head of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) in Brazil, Indranil Chakrabarti, signed on February […]

Building Effective and Sustainable Systems for Equitable Growth: Day 3

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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 Institute (EPRI). The conference was […]

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 […]

New Policy in Focus explores the impacts of demographic changes and intergenerational transfers on economic growth

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Brasilia, 16 December, 2014 – The lastest issue of the Policy in Focus magazine, “National Transfer Accounts and Generational Flows”, examines demographic changes, intergenerational transfers and their impacts on economic growth in different countries. This edition presents some of the ongoing research using National Transfer Accounts (NTA), a project that helps to understand and analyse […]

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 […]

Specialists and policymakers discuss tools for measuring and reducing poverty: Day 1

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Brasília, November 25th 2014: Social development policy models aimed at overcoming poverty and extreme poverty represent major topics of discussion, especially in light of the Millennium Development Goals deadline and recent discussions on the upcoming Sustainable Development Goals. With this in mind, the first International Seminar – World Without Poverty, took place in Brasilia from 18-19 […]

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