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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 […]

Experts and policymakers discuss data collection and monitoring and evaluation for poverty reduction

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From 3 – 5 November, 40 representatives from15 different countries will discuss how national statistics can be used to improve Monitoring and Evaluation policies and National Evaluation Capacities Rio de Janeiro, 31 October 2014 – The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), together with the UNDP Independent Evaluation Office (IEO), the World Without Poverty […]

Social Protection, Entrepreneurship and Labour Market Activation: Evidence for Better Policies: Seminar Day 2

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The Canada´s International Development Research Centre(IDRC), the UNDP International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) and the Colombian Think Tank Fedesarrollo organized an international seminar to discuss social protection and its linkages to jobs, entrepreneurship and women’s economic empowerment. The event was held in celebration of the IPC-IG’s 10th year anniversary, at the Ipea Headquarters in Brasilia on 10-11 September, […]

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 Impact of Growth, Redistribution and Inequality on Poverty in Nigeria

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Brasilia, 11 August, 2014 – On Monday, 28 July, Jude Okechukwu Chukwu (Department of Economics, University of Nigeria and Visiting Research Fellow, IPC-IG) introduced his research, presenting its empirical findings during a presentation titled “Growth, Redistribution and Inequality Effects on Poverty Changes in Nigeria”, on the IPC-IG’s Seminar Series. He delved into the patterns of […]

The IPC-IG July 2014 Bulletin has been released

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This month Inclusive Growth Bulletin launches new publications on the impact of cash transfer on the local economy, the realisation of South Africa’s child support grant; the evolution of the middle class in Latin America and translated insights into the expansion of Brazil’s social security scheme. We also present news and updates on the IPC-IG’s latest […]

Urban development helps decrease inequality

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The IPC-IG participates in discussions on urban equity strategies Brasilia 21 July, 2014 – From 5-11 April, 22 thousand people from 142 countries attended the Seventh Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF7), held this year in Medellin, Colombia. The World Urban Forum is a non-legislative technical forum convened by the United Nations Human Settlements […]

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