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, 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...
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)...
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,...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 to Friday, June 01, 2018
The ISSA European Network (IEN) will organize a Technical Seminar on Gender mainstreaming in social security on 31 May-1 June 2018 in Reykjavík, Iceland, hosted by the the Social Insurance Administration of Iceland (Tryggingastofnun ríkisins - TR) and the...
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...
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, February 21, 2018 to Friday, February 23, 2018
The aim of the Global SDG7 Conference is to prepare substantive input on review of SDG7 during the High-Level Political Forum in 2018. It intends to facilitate exchange of lessons, insights and experiences to-date among member states and all stakeholders and...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Following the Financing for Development conference in Addis Ababa in 2015, there is consensus around the need for developing countries to raise more domestic resources to finance the Sustainable Development Goals. Developing countries have committed to ‘step...
United States, America
Monday, January 29, 2018
Not only have all governments agreed to deliver full employment by 2030, but they have also committed to fast-tracking progress for the poorest and most marginalised.
The demographic bulge, a new understanding of the real rate of unemployment, and the scale...
Global, Europe, United Kingdom