Wednesday, December 05, 2018
In recent years the geopolitical landscape has changed, with powerful effects on the context and practices of humanitarian action. Irregular migration, epidemics and conflict have stretched the capacity of the humanitarian system and are reshaping the...
Europe, United Kingdom
Monday, December 03, 2018
Human capital—health, knowledge, and skills—is a major determinant of an individual’s lifetime income, and hence of a country’s per capita income. The launch of the Human Capital Index presents a transformative opportunity to persuade governments to...
America, United States
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 to Friday, November 30, 2018
The annual Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo), will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 28 to 30 November 2018. Organized by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) in collaboration with United...
America, United States
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...