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...
Thursday, February 15, 2018 to Friday, February 16, 2018
The 2018 Henderson conference will focus on how the social security system can more effectively respond to issues of poverty and inequality.
Over the course of two days, a variety of speakers will cover what key changes have taken place since the 1970s and...
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
Thursday, January 25, 2018 to Friday, January 26, 2018
This event will compare and contrast perspectives on microfinance in the East and West, focusing on the inclusion of people in rural areas, environmental impacts, technology and the future of the sector. This Summit will also focus on recent regulation and...
Friday, December 15, 2017
An open lecture by Lena Sommestad on the Swedish social welfare regime. The lecture will be held on Friday 15 December, 2017 at Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Latvia. The event forms part of the Olof Palme Lecture Series.
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...
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 to Friday, October 06, 2017
Workingonsafety.net (WOS.net) is an international network of decision-makers, researchers and professionals responsible for the prevention of accidents and trauma at work.
The network aims to bring accident prevention experts together in order to facilitate...
Europe, Czech Republic
Monday, October 02, 2017 to Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Les lignes directrices de l'AISS en matière de bonne gouvernance offrent des orientations pratiques pour le conseil et la direction et traitent en outre de neuf domaines stratégiques de l'administration de la sécurité sociale: la planification...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
In many developed states regional and local authorities are given more powers in the field of the development and management of social security and welfare. The background of this decentralisation trend is diverse. Local authorities are thought to be in close...