Recording of the webinar that continues the series on Shock Responsive Social Protection. Organised by the Oxford Policy Management, OPM and hosted by socialprotection.org, this session addressed how Latin American and Caribbean countries have been improving emergency preparedness an

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Webinar presentation from 12 October 2017, describing in detail the design features of Mexico’s flagship social protection programme, PROSPERA Social Inclusion Program. The webinar will focus on its external evaluation mechanism, which is carried out by an autonomous agency in charge of the nation’s social policy evaluation. The programme is under the direction of the Ministry of Social Development (SEDESOL) and implemented by the PROSPERA National Coordination. 

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Recording of the fourth webinar linking social protection and employment programmes, organised by the Social Protection for Employment Community (SPEC), on socialprotection.org.

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While developing the overall framework that will guide WFP’s work on social protection in the region, the regional Social Protection and Gender teams decided to join forces and dedicate specific attention to WFP’s role in supporting Gender-Sensitive Social Protection, a crosscutting topic of renewed relevance for Zero Hunger, both globally and in the LAC region.

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Slide presentation from the webinar held on 16 November, continuing the series on Shock Responsive Social Protection, organised by the Oxford Policy Management, OPM and hosted by socialprotection.org.

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The second Berlin Global Learning Forum, hosted by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and jointly organized by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Global Practice Group on Social Protection, Labor and Jobs of the World Bank Group, took place from 28 – 30 September 2016. The forum’s objective is to encourage global knowledge sharing by means of peer-to-peer learning among social protection practitioners.

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Latin American and Caribbean region is facing a complex set of economic and social circumstances that threaten the conditions needed for further progress towards the goal of eradicating all forms of poverty and ensuring that no one is left behind, as required by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. These temporary challenges are compounded by structural problems, such as low productivity, high levels of inequality, social exclusion and a failure to care for the environment.

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The central theme of this edition of Social Panorama of Latin America is social inequality, seen as a fundamental challenge and obstacle to sustainable development. Some of the axes and aspects of social inequality are addressed, drawing attention to how they intersect with and reinforce one another.

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Mexico's PROSPERA Social Inclusion Program: The role of evaluation

The webinar: PROSPERA Social Inclusion Program Mexico: The role of evaluation, hosted by socialprotection.org on 12 October, is part of the platform's Webinar Series on Linking Social Protection to Sustainable Employment Series. The partners involved in organising the webinar were the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Mexico's Department of Social Development (SEDESOL), and the Social Protection for Employment Community (SPEC). The event was moderated by Dr Anna McCord (the Overseas Development Institute/ODI). The webinar panelist was Dr Graciela Teruel Belismelis (National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy/CONEVAL). Dr Perla Carolina...Read more

Peru - Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru is the statal entity of the Executive in charge of prepare and execute the foreign politics of the Peruvian State.

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