The Ambassador of Canada to Egypt and the World Food Programme’s (WFP) Deputy Country Director visited today one of the schools of their joint school feeding project that has assisted over 1 million Egyptian and Syrian students over...

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a contribution of more than US$800,000 from the Government of Japan to help bolster food security in Gaza whose inhabitants are experiencing high levels of deprivation. WFP will use these...

The government is this week set to begin the process of reforming and simplifying the French benefits system to create a 'universal income' basket for people living in poverty looking to find work.The plan - a campaign pledge of President Emmanuel...

Lao PDR will benefit from US$72 million in new financing, under three projects approved today by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors, which focus on reducing malnutrition in children and improving public resource use and...

Cash transfers are a small yet effective way to help women take charge of their lives and empower them to make financial decisions. An example of this is the “Takaful and Karama” cash transfer program which was launched in 2015. To date the program...

Uno de los temas prioritarios dentro de la actual edición del periodo sesiones de la Comisión Jurídica y Social de la Mujerque se celebra en la sede de la ONU en Nueva York este mes de marzo durante dos semanas son los sistemas de...

The government will increase the nation's unemployment benefit payouts by more than 16 percent in the second half of the year, the Ministry of Employment and Labor said Friday. The ministry said it will raise the amount...

As of January, the National Social Insurance Fund has accumulated 1.4 trillion tenge (US$3.7 billion) and is reaching 6.126 million citizens, or 70.3 percent of the country’s working population, said Vice Minister of Labour and...

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law mandating free access to technical-vocational education in order to address job-skills mismatch and unemployment in the country. Duterte signed Republic Act 11230 or the Tulong-Trabaho Act...

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) commits additional US$ 640,000 to support UNICEF humanitarian action in Niger. The country continues to face acute and chronic humanitarian crises that are unlikely to...

More than half of the world's population lacks access to essential health care, while only 29 percent have comprehensive social security coverage, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said Tuesday in a new report. Globally,...

El gran guiño a la igualdad de Pedro Sánchez llegó en el último Consejo de Ministros antes de la disolución de las Cortes y a una semana del 8 de Marzo, en el que el movimiento feminista vuelve a llamar a la huelga. El Gobierno ha...