Thursday, May 16, 2019
In a 2015 book, James Ferguson analysed the notion of sharing as a principle of distribution of social protection payments or “cash transfers” in the Global South in general, and in southern Africa in particular. Noting that current schemes of distribution...
Monday, May 06, 2019 to Tuesday, May 07, 2019
This training will discuss how to tackle discrimination of persons with disabilities from different perspectives. Participants will learn about the EU action and legal framework adopted with a view to improving equal participation of persons with...
Friday, April 26, 2019 to Saturday, April 27, 2019
IPA and the Buffett Institute’s Global Poverty Research Lab at Northwestern University are hosting the 4th Annual Researcher Gathering on Financial Inclusion and Social Protection in Evanston, Illinois from April 26-27, 2019.
This gathering provides a forum...
America, United States
Thursday, April 11, 2019
LEAVING NO-ONE BEHIND
Strengthening Government-Led Social Protection Systems with Humanitarian Cash Transfers
Thursday, April 11 from 9:00 to 10:30 AM
2019 Spring Meetings Civil Society Policy Forum, Washington DC
The vast majority of humanitarian action...
America, United States
Thursday, April 11, 2019 to Friday, April 12, 2019
A Social Protection Agenda for Asia and the Pacific
Over the past 20 years, many countries in Asia have achieved impressive economic growth, which has contributed to poverty reduction and has been accompanied by overall improvements in living standards,...
Thursday, April 04, 2019
The World Bank's 'World Development Report (WDR) 2019: The Changing Nature of Work’ analyses how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in technology. Fears that robots will take jobs have dominated the discussion on the future of work, but...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 to Thursday, March 28, 2019
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. ...
Africa, Cape Verde
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
World Social Work Day has been celebrated around the globe since 1983. This year, the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) teams up once again with the Geneva School of Social Work and its international partners to mark the Day at...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 to Friday, March 15, 2019
The welfare state is perhaps the most successful feat of mid-twentieth-century social engineering. Since the Second World War, West-European welfare states virtually eradicated old-age poverty, provided universal access to health care and education, and...