Recording of the webinar "The ISPA Tool: Assessing the Quality of Social Protection Payment Delivery Mechanisms" hosted by the socialprotection.org platform on 7 September, 2016. The webinar presented the Social Protection Payments Delivery Mechanism Tool that was developed as part of the Inter-Agency Social Protection Assessment (ISPA) initiative. The tool presents the main elements of a high-quality payment delivery mechanism for the delivery of cash or near cash SP transfers that are primarily targeted at poor and vulnerable populations. The tool provides guidance to those wishing to carry out or commission a country or program assessment of payment mechanisms used to deliver cash transfers from SP programs.
Webinar Schedule and Panelists:
9:00 Introduction on ISPA – Matthew Hobson (Sr. Social Protection Specialist, the World Bank Group)
9.05 Introduction on the SP Payment Delivery tool - Laura Rawlings (Lead Social Protection Specialist, the World Bank Group)
9:10 Key Speaker - Caroline Pulver (Consultant)
9:40 Discussant - Harish Natarajan (Lead Financial Sector Specialist, the World Bank Group)
9:50 Q&A - Laura Rawlings (moderator), Caroline Pulver, Harish Natarajan