Wednesday, February 06, 2019 to Friday, February 08, 2019
Universal Child Grants (UCG) are increasingly discussed as a policy instrument to achieve universal social protection and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. At present, 385 million children live in extreme poverty. This has negative short-...
Friday, January 18, 2019
Despite being seeming political allies, there appears to be a fundamental tension between the proponents of increased migration and the proponents of a stronger welfare state. It arises due to the conundrum of eligibility: is eligibility for scarce state...
Europe, United Kingdom
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 to Friday, December 14, 2018
In recent years, social protection emerged as a strong and effective policy tool to tackle poverty, mitigate effects of economic shock, support pro-poor and inclusive economic growth, and ultimately achieve progress towards the Sustainable...
Thursday, December 06, 2018 to Friday, December 07, 2018
The “Inequalities and Social Cohesion” conference will have as ambition to bring together practitioners and researchers around these issues, and take this debate to the civil society.
The conference will take place in Paris over two days.
The first one,...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Forty years since the adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action (BAPA) for promoting and implementing Technical Cooperation amongst Developing Countries and some 30 years after the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), much...
Global, America, United States
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 to Friday, November 30, 2018
The annual Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo), will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 28 to 30 November 2018. Organized by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) in collaboration with United...
America, United States
Monday, November 26, 2018
Increased rural-urban linkages present both challenges and opportunities for urban and rural areas alike. Achieving food security and nutrition across the rural-urban continuum involves a series of complex and interlinked factors touching on issues such as...
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Since 2012 researchers from the Participation, Inclusion and Social Change team at IDS, have been working with members of the Participate network to bring perspectives and knowledge generated by people living with poverty and marginalisation, into the SDG...
Europe, United Kingdom
Thursday, November 08, 2018 to Friday, November 09, 2018
Inequalities are one of today’s greatest challenges, obstructing poverty reduction and sustainable development. Such disparities are catalysed by elite capture of economic and political power, a reinforcing process that compounds inequality, which—in its...
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 to Thursday, November 08, 2018
With increasing scrutiny on sustainability and adequacy of social security systems, actuaries and investment specialists find themselves at the centre of considerations regarding designing and financing new schemes and reforms of existing schemes. Their...