Creating fiscal space for universal social pensions: Taxing the top 1%

Is Nigeria's social protection on the cusp of transformation?

Exploring policy measures to address the disempowering effects of social assistance schemes on women

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. 

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This event will be livestreamed and it is possible to watch the sessions through socialprotection.org. You can watch the livestream sessions here

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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 global development. The priority theme this year is “Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection policies”.

 

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Social accountability in the delivery of social protection: Exploration of approaches and principles

Community of Practice on SSC for Children (CoP-SSC4C)

The on-line Community of Practice on South-South Cooperation for Children (CoP-SSC4C) brings together practitioners, experts, partners, and individuals from different sectors who promote and support South-South and triangular cooperation (SSTC) for the...

Social Protection in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA)

This Online Community (OC) is part of the project "Social Protection Knowledge Generation and Policy Analysis in MENA", a partnership between the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Middle...

Senior citizens in national capital will no more have to run around the office of their local legislators or their offices to get old age pension. Now, they can directly apply either from a nearby internet café or from their home through the official website, stated Delhi government in its submission before Delhi High Court. According to a report by TOI, the AAP government has restored its earlier old-age pension disbursal scheme, and withdrew the role of disbursing money given to MLAs in their constituencies.

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