Monday, April 9, 2018

ESCAP Updates Social Protection Toolbox

The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has updated its Social Protection Toolbox, an online platform for policy makers to share experiences and good practices in providing healthcare and income security. The refreshed platform offers over 100 examples of good practices from around the world, and users can apply an online assessment tool to identify gaps in social protection coverage by country and population group.The toolbox was initially developed by ESCAP’s Social Development Division, in cooperation with other UN regional commissions, and was promoted in 2014 and 2015 for policy makers and planners. Read More