La cérémonie officielle de lancement du Fonds Malgache de Formation Professionnelle s’est déroulée aujourd’hui au CARLTON Anosy. Créé à l’initiative des partenaires sociaux, appuyés par l’état et les Partenaires Techniques et...

minister Stanley Simataa on Wednesday announced that the government will spend about N$570 million on drought relief this year. He made the announcement at a media briefing on decisions taken at the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday....

Money disbursed from the social assistance fund in the first two months of 2019 rose 70.1 percent to Rp23.6 trillion from Rp13.9 trillion in the same period of 2018, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said. The amount rose as the number of the...

An agreement on modernised rules to coordinate national social security systems was reached by Employment Committee negotiators and EU ministers on Tuesday. The new rules focus on facilitating labour mobility within the EU, while safeguarding workers...

Senior citizens in national capital will no more have to run around the office of their local legislators or their offices to get old age pension. Now, they can directly apply either from a nearby internet café or from their home...

The city government has issued a clarification regarding the guidelines for grant of maternity leave to ad hoc resident doctors following a notice from the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) to ensure that there is no discrimination...

B.C.’s NDP government recast 18 months worth of its accomplishments on housing, child care and social assistance on Monday into a newly titled poverty reduction plan that left advocates looking for bold action disappointed. Social...

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...