Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Social protection systems have a key role in contributing to sustainable development in low- and middle-income countries, and over the last decade many African countries have introduced new kinds of social protection programmes. One of the most popular...
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...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 to Thursday, October 26, 2017
The WorldPensionSummit is the platform for and by pension professionals and provides a truly global learning and networking experience. The 2017 programme will focus on "Long term Investing", emphasising the investment questions of vital "pension cross-roads".
Thursday, October 12, 2017
In April, the European Commission adopted the European Pillar of Social Rights to guide a renewed process towards better working and living conditions in Europe. After the promised ‘Triple A’ Social Europe by President Juncker in 2014, the expectations were...
Monday, September 04, 2017 to Friday, September 08, 2017
The purpose of this course is to provide a thorough introduction to EU social security law.
EU legal framework for social security
General principles of EU social security coordination
Rules on determination of the applicable...
Friday, June 23, 2017
Gender, Insecurity and Social Protection: Evidence from Five Mekong Countries (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Viet Nam and Thailand)
Friday, 23 June 2017 – 13.00-16.00 hrs.
International Conference on International Relations and Development, ICIRD
Monday, May 22, 2017 to Tuesday, May 23, 2017
This conference will enable practitioners of law specialising in social security to keep up-to-date with the most recent developments in legislation, jurisprudence and practice in this field.
The recent Commission proposal for a revision...
Monday, March 06, 2017 to Friday, March 17, 2017
The Social Protection Labor and Jobs Core Courses comprise three parallel courses on: (i) Social Safety Nets, (ii) Pensions, and (iii) Jobs and Migration Policies which will be held from March 6 to March 17, 2017 in the World Bank, Washington D.C. (HQ).The...
America, United States
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
“Mainstreaming Gender & Ageing in the SDGs: Leaving No One Behind” is a High-Level Political Forum side event co-hosted by the United Nations Development Programme, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, the Permanent Mission of the Argentine Republic to...
America, United States
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
The World Bank’s recently released report “Live Long and Prosper: Aging in East Asia and Pacific” finds that 36 percent of the world’s population ages 65 and over, or 211 million people, live in East Asia, the largest share among all regions. According to the...