Thursday, December 06, 2018
The welfare state in the UK was revolutionary: it lifted thousands out of poverty, provided decent homes, good education and security. But it is out of kilter now: an elaborate and expensive system of managing needs and risks. Today we face new challenges....
Europe, United Kingdom
Thursday, November 29, 2018 to Friday, November 30, 2018
According to the document "Social Protection Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean", written by Lucia Mina Rosero and published by ECLAC with the support of GIZ, Social Protection has emerged in recent years as a key concept which seeks to...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Forty years since the adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action (BAPA) for promoting and implementing Technical Cooperation amongst Developing Countries and some 30 years after the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), much...
Global, America, United States
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 to Friday, November 30, 2018
The annual Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo), will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 28 to 30 November 2018. Organized by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) in collaboration with United...
America, United States
Monday, November 26, 2018
Increased rural-urban linkages present both challenges and opportunities for urban and rural areas alike. Achieving food security and nutrition across the rural-urban continuum involves a series of complex and interlinked factors touching on issues such as...
Thursday, November 22, 2018 to Friday, November 23, 2018
Rwanda has made tremendous strides towards achieving comprensive social protection and in particular, achieving the Universal Health Coverage including risk protection, access to quality essential health care services and access to safe, effective, and...
Thursday, November 08, 2018
With the goal of driving down drug costs, governments across the globe have instituted various forms of pharmaceutical price control policies. Understanding the impacts of such policies is particularly important in low- and middle-income countries, where lack...
America, United States
Monday, October 22, 2018 to Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The International Fund for Agricultural Development and Save the Children Italy are hosting an international conference entitled “Leaving no one behind – making the case for adolescent girls”, which will be held on Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 October 2018 at...
Thursday, October 04, 2018
The EU-funded project Research, Network & Support Facility (RNSF) organises #InformalTalks, a series of webinars dedicated to the Informal Economy, to disseminate the results of its research. The third #InformalTalks webinar is entitled "How to extend...
Monday, September 10, 2018 to Friday, September 14, 2018
The purpose of this course is to provide a thorough introduction to EU social security law. EU legislation and recent case law of the Court of Justice of the EU will be presented.
EU legal framework on social security law