Monday, October 01, 2018 to Friday, October 12, 2018
Around the world, developing countries are increasingly recognising the value of social transfer programmes in reducing extreme poverty, with success stories in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI) and HelpAge...
Global, Asia, Thailand
Monday, August 06, 2018 to Friday, August 17, 2018
The Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI), UNU-MERIT-Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and the Institute of Development Studies are collaborating once again to offer our esteemed annual social protection flagship course, Designing and Implementing...
Global, Africa, South Africa
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 to Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The FAO Strategic programme to reduce rural poverty is pleased to invite you to join the online discussion Eradicating extreme poverty: what is the role of agriculture?
The discussion intends to enrich the reflection on the nexus between extreme poverty and...
Friday, March 23, 2018
Franziska Gassmann, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance.
Inaugural Lecture by Prof. Dr. Franziska Gassmann was has been appointed professor Social Protection and Development.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 to Thursday, February 22, 2018
A technical seminar on the extension of social coverage in Africa will be held in Conakry, Guinea, from 21 to 22 February 2018. The seminar is organized by the National Social Security Fund (CNSS) of Guinea in collaboration with the ISSA Liaison Office for...
Global, Africa, General, Guinea
Monday, January 29, 2018
Not only have all governments agreed to deliver full employment by 2030, but they have also committed to fast-tracking progress for the poorest and most marginalised.
The demographic bulge, a new understanding of the real rate of unemployment, and the scale...
Global, Europe, United Kingdom
Monday, November 06, 2017
One of the greatest challenges today is to end hunger and poverty while making agriculture and food systems sustainable. The 2017 edition of FAO's The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) presents strategies that can leverage the potential of food systems to...
Thursday, September 07, 2017 to Monday, December 04, 2017
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...
Monday, July 31, 2017
The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP), in co-operation with Zed Books, requests proposals for the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2017.
They seek proposals for original, high quality, alternative and critical academic book...
Friday, April 07, 2017 to Saturday, July 15, 2017
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Humanitarian challenges of protracted fragility and conflict-related crises, and the recent unprecedented migration and refugee movement around the globe, underscore the need to break down the barriers between humanitarian and...