Wednesday, July 08, 2015 to Friday, July 10, 2015
The 4th RDW Conference will investigate key dimensions of the future of work and will focus on four thematic issues: (I) Worker protection: wages, hours, and the employment relationship; (II) Income security in the era of widening inequality – labour income,...
Tuesday, July 07, 2015 to Thursday, July 09, 2015
This ground-breaking Conference which will be a first for Namibia, is expected to bring together about 250 key stakeholders, academics, experts and decision-makers within the social protection arena to take stock of what has been achieved in the area of...
Monday, June 29, 2015 to Friday, July 03, 2015
The African Microfinance Week (= Semaine Africaine de la Microfinance in french = SAM) is an annual conference open to all microfinance practitioners, related sectors and actors of inclusive finance. The conference is dedicated to bringing together these key...
Saturday, June 27, 2015 to Sunday, June 28, 2015
Given the dynamics of socio-economic problems, the creation of an inclusive and easily accessible social security for all has become a priority for all countries. This effort is further justified in light of the low coverage rates in sub-Saharan Africa....
Monday, June 22, 2015 to Friday, June 26, 2015
Investing social security funds appropriately and responsibly requires a firm grasp of the underlying concepts and principles of investment. This course will allow participants to expand their knowledge and abilities through focusing on ISSA's Guidelines on...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 to Friday, June 19, 2015
The purpose of the event is to be a meeting of minds, ideas and experiences. Over 300 participants are expected to attend, including EMN member organisations, speakers, and representatives from other institutions active in the microfinance sector....
Friday, June 12, 2015
Annually on June 12, the ILO leads the World Day Against Child Labour. This year, events to mark World Day are taking place in more than 50 countries, from policy discussions involving government Ministries and UN agencies, to community level activities...
Friday, June 12, 2015
More than 168 million children are trapped in child labour. More than half of them, 85 million, are in hazardous work. This persistence of child labour is rooted in poverty and lack of decent work for adults, lack of social protection, and a failure to ensure...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 to Friday, June 12, 2015
The University Meets Microfinance (UMM) workshop in Bergamo will bring together practitioners, academics and students working on financial inclusion topics. It will be an important venue to debate about the relationship between climate change, food security...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 to Friday, June 12, 2015
On behalf of the Global Development Network (GDN), it is my great pleasure to introduce GDN’s forthcoming 2015 Annual Global Development Conference, scheduled to be held in Casablanca, Morocco on June 11-13, 2015.
The conference is organized around the major...