A delegation of International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), as part of their on-going visit to Pakistan to assess the economic and financial challenges faced by the country here at BISP...

The Borno Government has concluded arrangements to introduce conditional cash transfers to parents enrolling their children and wards in schools to revive education in the state. The State’s Commissioner for Education, Mr Inuwa Kubo...

Social transfers in Hungary reduced the number of people at risk of poverty by 46% last year, showing one of the biggest impacts in the European Union, according to data from the EUʼs statistics office Eurostat, cited by Hungarian...

After assuming power in 2011, the Patriotic Front (PF) government has continued to make strides in bridging the gap between the rich and the poor through the implementation of social protection programmes in the country. Social protection programmes...

The EU is unable to verify with certainty how over €1bn of European taxpayer money was spent on Syrian refugees in Turkey because of Ankara's data protection laws. "I can say that this is a serious situation," chief European auditor Bettina Jakobsen...

While the CPM has been vociferously expressing concerns on surveillance and privacy regarding the use of biometric-based identity, the state government’s proposed verification process of welfare pension beneficiaries will be based...

Puerto Rico Labor Secretary Carlos Saavedra Gutiérrez on Friday signed the new Regulation to Administer the Unemployment Insurance Program, which increases the benefits of unemployment payment and repeals dozens of regulations to facilitate the...

The World Bank has approved a $20m package to support Djibouti in eliminating slums and improving living conditions for people in urban areas of the East African country. The money will...

Four hundred and forty Malawian veterans are among the 7000 Commonwealth veterans who, from this year, will start receiving regular cash transfers to prevent them from going hungry under the new Department for International...

Harare-The Zimbabwean Government has agreed in principle to do away with existing one-year qualifying period for female employees to go on maternity leave.

This was said by Public Service, Labour and Social...

There are plans to attract over one million people engaged in informal economic activity in Azerbaijan to paying contributions on compulsory social insurance, Chairman of Azerbaijan’s parliamentary committee on labor and social...

The agency’s 711 schools, provide free basic education for Palestinian refugee children in the West Bank - including East Jerusalem - Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. They opened in September for the start of the year, not knowing...