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, June 18, 2018 to Friday, June 22, 2018
Today there are an estimated 244 million international migrants around the world, the majority of whom are migrant workers. Globalization, demographic shifts, conflicts, income inequalities and climate change will encourage ever more people to...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 to Thursday, June 21, 2018
The second run of the TRANSFORM online course will take place from 9 July to 14 September 2018 and we would like to invite you to apply!
The “Leadership & Transformation Curriculum on Building and Managing Social Protection Floors in Africa” (TRANSFORM)...
Thursday, June 07, 2018
The priority theme of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 2019 is ‘Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls’. What does this mean? How can social...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Different unemployment insurance schemes exist to support displaced formal workers across countries, and their disbursement policies differ substantially. State-contingent transfers, such unemployment insurance (UI) programs, are schemes that transfer...
Monday, May 14, 2018 to Tuesday, May 15, 2018
On May 15th 2018, Ministers responsible for Social Policy in over 35 OECD and partner countries will meet in Montréal to exchange their views on their countries’ challenges, opportunities, and best practices in social protection in a Ministerial meeting...
Saturday, May 12, 2018 to Sunday, May 13, 2018
Allameh Tabataba'i University (the largest public university specialized in humanities and social sciences in Iran) is pleased to hold the firstinternational conference on 'Social Policy in the Islamic World' in May 2018. Lack of a comprehensive social policy...
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Whilst tax-benefit microsimulation models are commonplace in developed countries, only recently have they been made available for developing countries. Similarly, often due to a lack of data, the targeting effectiveness of cash transfers in Africa has not...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 to Friday, April 20, 2018
The over-arching theme of the European Conference on Social Work Research 2018 is Social work in transition: challenges for social work research in a changing local and global world.
The sub themes are:
Social work in changing political landscapes (e.g....
Europe, United Kingdom
Monday, April 09, 2018 to Friday, April 13, 2018
The overall objective of this course is to lay out the conceptual and strategic framework for the promotion of integrated approaches that create jobs, income security, and climate resilience through green works and public employment programmes (public works...
Africa, South Sudan