Monday, November 16, 2015
There are 3.9 billion people, or 54 percent of the global population, currently living in urban areas. Cities generate about 65 percent of global GDP. Yet urbanization does not automatically translate into development. For example, an estimated 863 million...
Monday, November 02, 2015 to Wednesday, November 04, 2015
The ISSA Regional Social Security Forum for Asia and the Pacific will take place in Muscat, Oman, from 2 to 4 November 2015, at the invitation of the Public Authority for Social Insurance of the Sultanate of Oman.
Social security systems in Asia and the...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
After two webinars on the South African Child Support Grant and the Uruguayan Family Allowances, the 3rd webinar of the Series is dedicated to Mongolia’s Universal Child Allowance Programme.
In this third presentation, Ms. Lakhagvasuren Munkhzul (Director of...
Monday, October 19, 2015 to Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The training aims at guiding policy-makers in the design and implementation of integrated unemployment protection programmes and employment support policies.
Further description and learning objectives are explained in detailed in the offcial website.
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 to Friday, September 04, 2015
The 14th ISSA International Conference on Information and Communication Technology in Social Security will take place in Astana, Kazakhstan, from 2 to 4 September 2015, at the invitation of the State Social Security Fund, the State Centre for Pension Payment...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 to Thursday, March 19, 2015
Remittances have become a rising source of foreign exchange and hold immense potential as drivers of economic growth and development for ADB’s developing member countries (DMCs). Generally, remittances can have positive impacts to the receiving countries....
Saturday, March 14, 2015 to Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be held from 14 to 18 March 2015 in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Several thousand participants are expected, including at related events linked to the World Conference under the umbrella...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Between 2007 and 2008, world governments made decisions that, in conjunction with extreme weather events, turned an already alarming food supply and demand situation into a global food price crisis. This begs the question: How do governments make food policy...
Monday, February 02, 2015 to Wednesday, February 04, 2015
The annual CBMS national conference aims to gather partners and stakeholders in the country and discuss current developments and best practices on the implementation and use of the community‐based monitoring system. It features presentations and discussions...