Tuesday, November 06, 2018 to Thursday, November 08, 2018
With increasing scrutiny on sustainability and adequacy of social security systems, actuaries and investment specialists find themselves at the centre of considerations regarding designing and financing new schemes and reforms of existing schemes. Their...
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, 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, 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...
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
Monday, January 22, 2018 to Friday, January 26, 2018
Participatory Action Research (PAR) engages people in communities as agents of change. Traditionally, development project ‘beneficiaries’ have rarely been included in researching issues, finding solutions, designing indicators or measuring change. PAR...
United Kingdom, Europe
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...
Saturday, November 25, 2017 to Sunday, November 26, 2017
The Social Protection for Inclusive Development in Afar (SPIDA) is a research project supported by NWO in the Netherlands and it focuses on the implementation and impact of the Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) in Ethiopia, with specific reference to the...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
This event will introduce policy makers, researchers, and practitioners to MicroZAMOD, a new tax-benefit microsimulation programme which has been developed under the UNU-WIDER SOUTHMOD project, in collaboration with Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and...
Monday, November 13, 2017 to Friday, November 17, 2017
El objetivo del curso de formación sobre las Directrices de la AISS sobre la Calidad de los Servicios es dotar a los participantes de un conocimiento sólido sobre las principales consideraciones relativas a la calidad de servicios en los seguros...