Thursday, October 11, 2018 to Friday, October 12, 2018
Sustainability is often referred to as a major objective to be respected by social policy makers. Yet, what is to be understood by this principle? Is there something as a common understanding of the principle of sustainability, valid across various...
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 17, 2018 to Friday, September 28, 2018
Dans un environnement de formation novateur et dynamique regroupant plusieurs cours optionnels, les participants analyseront la gouvernance, le financement et les réformes ainsi que la conception et mise en œuvre des stratégies d'extension du...
Thursday, July 05, 2018 to Friday, July 06, 2018
The conference aims to provide a space for discussion between academics and policy makers about the effect of tax-benefit systems on income redistribution in Ecuador and other Latin American countries. The focus is to share knowledge about the most recent...
Monday, June 25, 2018 to Tuesday, June 26, 2018
The Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE), organized by the World Bank Development Economics (DEC) Vice Presidency, is one of the world's best known series of conferences for the presentation and discussion of new knowledge on development....
United States, America
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...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Under the SOUTHMOD – simulating tax and benefit policies for development project UNU-WIDER is organizing a workshop for project contributors. The workshop is an opportunity for representatives of the country teams from Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique,...
Monday, May 28, 2018 to Wednesday, May 30, 2018
The European Social Services Conference (ESSC) is the European Social Network’s annual flagship event. Bringing together thousands of senior professionals from all sectors and across over the past 25 years, the ESSC has long been pioneering the value of...
Monday, May 21, 2018
More than 60% of the world’s poor are expected to live in fragile states by 2030. But it is increasingly recognised that the current international approach to support states exit fragility is inadequate. A call to ‘pivot towards fragile states’ at the recent...
Europe, United Kingdom
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Different unemployment insurance schemes exist to support displaced formal workers across countries, and their disbursement policies differ substantially. State-contingent transfers, such unemployment insurance (UI) programs, are schemes that transfer...