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, 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...
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
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Nutrition-sensitive agriculture programs can improve nutrition outcomes for young children, however documentation of the extent of their effectiveness has been limited. Recent evidence from Burkina Faso published by IFPRI and Helen Keller International (HKI...
America, United States
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The SDGs represent a step-change in ambition from the MDGs, integrating new priorities such as sustainable production and consumption and climate change, while raising expectations regarding the eradication of poverty and promotion of gender equality, for...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
At the WIDER seminar on 29 November, Yoa Pan of Aalto University will present her work on successful social programmes in China. A social programme can achieve great success in one case but not in another, and the reason is far from clear. This paper tests a...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to Friday, December 01, 2017
El objetivo central del evento consiste en presentar y discutir trabajos originales sobre pobreza, desigualdad, desarrollo y derechos sociales en el contexto de la ciencia de la sustentabilidad. Los debates apuntaran a revisar críticamente cada uno de los...