Ukraine and the World Bank have signed a grant agreement to implement Social Safety Nets Modernization Project in 30 merged territorial communities in Odesa and Ternopil region for the amount of $2.85 million, an Interfax-Ukraine correspondent has reported. The project’s objective is improving social assistance provision to the most vulnerable and it will be implemented by the Ukrainian Social Investment Fund (USIF) in 2018-2022.

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The World Bank and partners have launched the Famine Action Mechanism (FAM), a global partnership of international organizations and leading technology companies, dedicated to preventing future famines.

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The World Bank is helping Sri Lanka improve data gathering on victims of natural disasters to speed up and better target relief and response to events that risk people’s lives and retard growth, its Country Director Idah Pswarayi-Riddihough said.

Information systems are playing an increasingly pivotal role worldwide in directing and coordinating governments’ responses to those in need, she told a conference on adaptive social protection.

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Linking Social Protection with Productive Inclusion

A desk study and summary of the discussions during the global practitioners learning event on "Linking Social Protection with Productive Inclusion" that took place in Mexico City, Mexico from 2-4 September 2015. This report builds on valuable and vast...
 The World Food Program (WFP) is implementing a project in Cuba to support the production of nutrients aimed at social safety nets, a WFP source said today. According to program assistant Luis Placido Ortega, one of the objectives is to increase the efficiency of the food system to vulnerable sectors of society, such as primary schools, nursing and maternity homes, among others.
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Pakistan - National Electric Power Regulatory Authority, NEPRA

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has been created to introduce transparent and judicious economic regulation, based on sound commercial principals, to the electric power sector of Pakistan.

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Pakistan - National Database and Registration Authority, NADRA

National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) was established as National Database Organization (NDO), an attached department under the Ministry of Interior, Government of Pakistan in 1998.,The NADRA has gained international recognition for its success in providing solutions for identification, e-governance and secure documents that deliver multi-pronged goals of mitigating identity theft; safeguarding the interests of our clients and facilitating the public.

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Good Neighbors Cambodia (GNI)

Good Neighbors International (GNI) is is an international humanitarian development NGO. Since its founding in Korea 1991, they have focused on providing children education, community development, health, water and sanitation, and humanitarian relief in 35 countries around the world.

The Good Neighbors Cambodia (GNC) has been operating its activities in Cambodia since 2002. Currently, it is running nine Community Development Programs (CDP) in Banteay Meanchey, Battambang, Kratie, Mondulkiri and Phnom Penh. GNC focuses on eight main sectors:

1.Child Sponsorship

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Sri Lanka - අධ්‍යාපන අමාත්‍යාංශය, MOE (Ministry of Education)

The main vision of the Ministry of Education of Sri Lanka is to reach excellence in a global society through competent citizens who share the Sri Lankan identity. Also, its mission is to develop competent citizens keeping with the global trends through innovative and modern approaches to education leading to efficiency, equity and high-quality performance ensuring stakeholder satisfaction. 

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The doorstep delivery of public services aims to extend government services beyond counters at a citizens’ residence through ‘Mobile Sahayaks’.

The Delhi government launched its much talked about Home Delivery of Public Services on Monday at 10 am. The project aims to deliver 40 public services at the doorstep in the first phase, including driving licenses, caste certificates, new water connections etc.

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