Friday, April 26, 2019 to Saturday, April 27, 2019
IPA and the Buffett Institute’s Global Poverty Research Lab at Northwestern University are hosting the 4th Annual Researcher Gathering on Financial Inclusion and Social Protection in Evanston, Illinois from April 26-27, 2019.
This gathering provides a forum...
America, United States
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 to Thursday, March 28, 2019
The Government of Cabo Verde and the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa will jointly host The Second WHO Africa Health Forum on the theme : Achieving Universal Health Coverage and Health Security in Africa: The Africa we want to see. ...
Africa, Cape Verde
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 to Friday, March 22, 2019
The General Assembly, recognizing the need to strengthen and further invigorate South-South cooperation, decided by resolution 71/244 of 2 February 2017, to convene a high-level United Nations conference on South-South cooperation on the occasion of the...
Monday, March 11, 2019 to Friday, March 22, 2019
The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019.
Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs...
United States, America
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 to Wednesday, February 13, 2019
At the Addis Ababa Conference, priorities will be discussed so that food safety strategies and approaches can be aligned across sectors and borders, reinforcing efforts to reach the SDGs and supporting the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition. Strategic actions...
Monday, February 11, 2019 to Thursday, February 21, 2019
The fifty-seventh session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD57) will take place from 11 to 21 February 2019, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Commission is the advisory body responsible for the social development pillar of...
America, United States
Wednesday, February 06, 2019 to Friday, February 08, 2019
Universal Child Grants (UCGs) are increasingly discussed as a policy instrument to achieve universal social protection and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. At present, 385 million children live in extreme poverty. This has negative short-...
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
A CALL TO ACTION
Universal social protection (USP) is essential to the economic and social development of individuals, communities and nations. It is also a human right. We call on all countries to live up to their commitment to develop nationally owned...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 to Wednesday, January 23, 2019
The 58th Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women will be held on 22 and 23 January 2019, in Santiago, Chile. On this occasion, preparations for the XIV Regional Conference (November 4 to 8, 2019 in Santiago) will be covered and...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 to Thursday, January 24, 2019
In recent years, social protection emerged as a strong and effective policy tool to tackle poverty, mitigate effects of economic shock, support pro-poor and inclusive economic growth, and ultimately achieve progress towards the Sustainable...