What role can social protection play in responding to humanitarian emergencies?

Refugee camp, Rwanda (2006) Photo credit: Elisa Finocchiaro, Flickr
What role can social protection play in responding to humanitarian emergencies? The webinar, titled What role can social protection play in responding to humanitarian emergencies , presented the findings concerning social protection systems and crisis management in Pakistan, Mozambique, Mali, the Sahel, Philippines and Lesotho. The event took place on the 11 January 2018, and focused on themes surrounding shock responsive systems and social assistance. The webinar was hosted by socialprotection.org and organised by Oxford Policy Management (OPM), in collaboration with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), the Cash Learning Partnership (CALp) and the National Institute of Psychical Health (INASP). The webinar was moderated by Sarah Bailey (Research...Read more

Throughout their lives, rural women face multiple risks to their livelihoods and overall wellbeing, yet their access to affordable insurance schemes remains inadequate. This webinar, organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the 

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Asia Monitor Resource Centre (AMRC)

As international companies increased their investment in Asia, it became clear that the poor working conditions they brought required an informed response from the labour movement and its supporters. Asia Monitor Resource Centre (AMRC) was founded in Hong Kong in 1976 as part of that response.

AMRC is an independent non-governmental organisation (NGO) which focuses on Asian labour concerns. It works to support a democratic and independent labour movement in Asia, promoting the respect of labour rights, gender equality, and active workers’ participation in work-related issues.

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Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

Brunei Darussalam then joined on 7 January 1984, Viet Nam on 28 July 1995, Lao PDR and Myanmar on 23 July 1997, and Cambodia on 30 April 1999, making up what is today the ten Member States of ASEAN.

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Kingdom of Cambodia - The council of Ministers

The Royal Government of Cambodia’s primary goals are to maintain peace, political stability and national security. These are very important preconditions to achieving the economic growth that would allow Cambodia to rise again and rebuild itself from the devastation that occurred during the Cambodian genocide between 1975-79. Meanwhile, since the early stages of economic restoration and for the purpose of building up human resource capacity and promoting the dignity of its citizen, the Royal Government has been paying very close attention to various social protection programs.

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Human Development Organization (HDO)

HDO was established to create a platform through which communities can voice their concerns regarding issues and legislation that directly affect their welfare.

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Observer Research Foundation (ORF)

ORF seeks to lead and aid policy thinking towards building a strong and prosperous India in a fair and equitable world. 

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Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS)

The vision of CLAWS is "To be a leading International Think Tank in development and promotion of strategic culture and futuristic thinking on security issues across the continuum of conflict affecting Land Warfare.

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Development Alternatives (DA)

DA’s Mission is to help eliminate poverty and regenerate the environmental resource base through methods that are highly scalable.

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Pakistan Red Crescent Society

To alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable population by mobilizing the power of humanity.

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