Thursday, October 11, 2018 to Friday, October 12, 2018
Sustainability is often referred to as a major objective to be respected by social policy makers. Yet, what is to be understood by this principle? Is there something as a common understanding of the principle of sustainability, valid across various...
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, August 06, 2018 to Friday, August 17, 2018
The Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI), UNU-MERIT-Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and the Institute of Development Studies are collaborating once again to offer our esteemed annual social protection flagship course, Designing and Implementing...
Global, Africa, South Africa
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
Natural hazard related disasters hit those living in fragile and conflict affected contexts hardest. Between 2004 and 2014, 58% of deaths from disasters occurred in the top 30 most fragile states. Yet, considerations of conflict are missing from the Disaster...
Europe, United Kingdom
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
The role of social protection in responding to emergencies has rapidly grown over the last few years, with increasingly innovative and adaptive responses to large-scale emergencies. At the same time, there has also been increased attention to the promotion of...
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...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 to Friday, April 20, 2018
This Forum is the third in a series of annual events that bring together countries and partners to shape a collective agenda on sustainable financing for universal health coverage (UHC) and provide a platform to advance knowledge and its application in...
America, United States
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
This symposium provides a timely opportunity for experts, national authorities, social partners and other key stakeholders to discuss the latest policy developments at EU level to tackle gender-based discrimination in the workplace. It will also allow...