G20 E-Learning on social protection


This course provides advanced knowledge and management tools for performing feasibility studies on national social protection floors based on fiscal-space analysis and poverty-impact assessment. The course proposes to focus on practical ways of establishing an analytical facts base for the implementation of national social protection floors. The course is intended as an introduction to technical assessment in the field of costing and assessing the poverty impact of comprehensive social protection systems.

 Target audience

The course is designed for policy planners, advisers and technical staff working in relevant governmental structures and social security institutions, as well as representatives of workers' and employers' organizations involved in the development and implementation of social protection programmes.


The G20 e-learning platform on social protection is designed for 60 training hours over a 3-month period (around 4/5 hours per week). A designated tutor will help participants to cope with the e-learning platform, and make sure they understand how to work their way through the course. The tutor will also help participants to form learning communities, engage with the course materials and apply knowledge from the proposed five training modules to their workplace.