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, September 10, 2018 to Wednesday, September 12, 2018
While there has been substantial progress in reducing global poverty in recent years, hundreds of millions of vulnerable children remain trapped in extreme poverty. This is especially the case on the African continent, where children account for the majority...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 to Thursday, August 30, 2018
A cidade de São Paulo foi pioneira no atendimento à população em situação de rua no Brasil, com a lei 12.316/1997 e a implantação de um sistema integrado com equipamentos sociais de emergência e de promoção da autonomia das pessoas em situação de rua.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 to Thursday, March 15, 2018
Evaluating Social Programs is J-PAL’s flagship executive education course. The two-day course provides participants with an introduction to randomized evaluations and when they can be used strategically in program or policy evaluation. An optional third day...
Monday, February 19, 2018 to Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Join the second workshop on Actuarial Work for Social Security for Russian-speaking professionals.
Are you undertaking or supervising actuarial work within social security? Do you work or you plan to work with actuarial valuation, investment issues,...
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...
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...
Sunday, October 22, 2017 to Thursday, October 26, 2017
The training course on the ISSA Guidelines on Quality of Services will provide participants with a sound framework that brings together the main considerations on service quality in social security administration. The course will enable...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 to Thursday, October 19, 2017
Many programs at both the national and regional levels aim to improve the livelihoods of the world’s poorest. Governments, researchers, donor agencies, and NGOs have turned to field experiments as an exciting tool to evaluate existing programs and answer key...
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...