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
Thursday, August 30, 2018 to Saturday, September 01, 2018
The 16th annual conference of the ESPAnet will be held in Vilnius, hosted by the Vilnius University, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of Sociology and Social Work. It will be an exciting opportunity to discuss the challenges, problems and future prospects of...
Monday, July 09, 2018 to Monday, July 23, 2018
Accountability at every level of the education system
Improving learning outcomes is a key policy priority in Ghana. To ensure that well-intentioned policy goals translate into improved learning outcomes, decision-makers are eager to: (1) evaluate the success...
Thursday, July 05, 2018 to Friday, July 06, 2018
The conference aims to provide a space for discussion between academics and policy makers about the effect of tax-benefit systems on income redistribution in Ecuador and other Latin American countries. The focus is to share knowledge about the most recent...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Under the SOUTHMOD – simulating tax and benefit policies for development project UNU-WIDER is organizing a workshop for project contributors. The workshop is an opportunity for representatives of the country teams from Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique,...
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...
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 25, 2018 to Thursday, April 26, 2018
Location: Kofi Annan Conference Room, UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
The UNAIDS Inter Agency Task Team (IATT) for Social Protection, Care and Support will join representatives from governments, donors, academicians and civil society from 25– 26 April 2018 for...
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
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...