Basic income programmes around the world: Opportunities and challenges

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Presentation held on the 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development Side Event on “Innovations for Inequality Reducing Social Protection Policies in Europe and Africa”, on February 14th 2019.

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The Church of Sweden (Svenska kyrkan)

The Church of Sweden is a national church, open to everyone living in Sweden regardless of nationality. It is a place for church services, meetings and dialogue.

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Presentation held on the 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development Side Event on “Innovations for Inequality Reducing Social Protection Policies in Europe and Africa”, on February 14th 2019.

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Presentation held on the 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development Side Event on “Innovations for Inequality Reducing Social Protection Policies in Europe and Africa”, on February 14th 2019.

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About a quarter of Europe’s population lives at risk of poverty and exclusion. For migrants and refugees—who often face numerous barriers to integration—the risk of poverty is even higher. While many programs have been put in place to tackle exclusion across the continent, we still know little about which approaches work best.

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University of Passau

The University of Passau (Universität Passau in German) is a public research university located in Passau, Lower Bavaria, Germany. Founded in 1973, it is the youngest university in Bavaria and consequently has the most modern campus in the state.

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The 'Social Assistance in Low and Middle Income Countries Dataset' research project collected data on social assistance programmes in low and middle income countries from 2000-2015. Indicators cover programme design and objectives, reach and transfer levels, institutionalisation, and financial resources for:

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The welfare state in the UK was revolutionary: it lifted thousands out of poverty, provided decent homes, good education and security. But it is out of kilter now: an elaborate and expensive system of managing needs and risks. Today we face new challenges. Our resources have changed.

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