In this page you can find other webinars related to social protection and COVID-19.


  • Upcoming webinars:

COVID-19 in Africa: Taking stock of the impacts on the informal economy, supply chains, and labour markets (30 September, 15:00 GMT +2)  // Organizer: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, German Institute for Global and Area Studies, Kiel Institute for the World Economy 

The Social Safety Net in the Wake of COVID-19 (12 October, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM GMT +5) // Organizer: Northwestern Institute for Policy Research

Social Protection: A Right for All, or a Privilege for a Few? and Launch of Social Outlook for Asia and the Pacific 2020 (15 October, 14:00-16:00 UTC+7) // Organizer: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 

  • Past webinars:

Supporting job protection during and after the pandemic (24 September, 13:00 - 14:00 GMT +1) // Organizer: Overseas Development Institute

ISSA Webinar – Beyond the first wave of COVID-19: What lessons for social security institutions in South-East Asia? (23 September, 08:30 GMT +2) // Organizer: International Social Security Association 

Civil Registration and Social Protection Systems: How has this nexus benefited countries during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic? (22 September) // Organizer: Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, Centre of Excellence for CRVS Systems

Coping with COVID-19: The Pakistan Experience (22 September) // Organizer:Center for Global Development

Social protection in the COVID-19 era: What does the evidence tell us? (22 September) // Organizer: Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab

Public Employment Services Role in Overcoming the COVID-19 Crisis, and the Future of Work (18 September) // Organizer: International Labour Organization

Small Businesses & COVID-19: Supporting Firms at Risk of Failure (17 September) // Organizer: The Hamilton Project

Using Technology to Improve India's Social Protection System (17 September) // Organizer:  DataGovNetwork

Is it time for universal child benefits? (09 September, 13:00 GMT +1) // Organizer: Overseas Development Institute 

ODI Bites: financing the Global Goals post-Covid-19 (08 September) // Organizer: Overseas Development Institute

Financing Solutions for Social Protection in COVID-19 Response (04 September, 11:00 GMT +8) // Organizer: Asian Venture Philanthropy Network

COVID-19 and girls with disabilities: A safe, inclusive return to school (20 August, 09:00 EDT) // Organizer: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 

Diálogo virtual: Los efectos del Covid-19, una oportunidad para reafirmar la centralidad de los derechos humanos de las personas migrantes en el desarrollo sostenible (20 August) // Organization: Comisión Económica para América Latina 

População idosa e a pandemia da Covid-19: impactos e políticas de acesso à atenção (19 August) // Organizer:  Fundo de População das Nações Unidas 

Black Households & COVID-19: Impediments to Economic Security (13 August) // Organizer: The Hamilton Project 

Paying for Basic Income: Monetary Financing and Sovereign Money (10 August) // Organizer: Basic Income Conversation 

Peru and COVID-19: Epidemiological and Economic Perspectives (06 August) // Organizer: Center for Global Development 

Policies to address COVID-19’s impact on Africa’s informal sector (06 August) // Organizer: International Growth Centre 

La lucha contra el error, la evasión y el fraude, y su adaptación al contexto de la COVID-19 (30 July, 16:00 - 17:00 UTC/GMT+2) // Organizer: International Social Security Association

Launch of the Sourcebook on The Foundations of Social Protection Delivery Systems (30 July, 08:30 EST) // Organizer: The World Bank

DevTalks - The expansion of social protection programs in Latin-America in the context of COVID-19: towards a new social contract? (29 July) // Organizer: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 

Protecting the Poor from COVID-19 Shock (July 29, 17h00 GMT +5:30) // Organizers: Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Evolving effects of COVID-19 on poverty and food security: What are we learning from China? (July 28) // Organizer: International Food Policy Research Institute

Older Persons & COVID-19: Strengthening rights and health through collective action (July 28) // Organizers: World Health Organization, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, HelpAge International

Social protection for the day labor population in Mexico before COVID-19 (27 July) // Organizer: Joint Sustainable Development Goals Fund

Grand Bargain Cash Workstream Webinar Series  (20 July 09h00 - 24 July 17h00 GMT+1) // Organizer: Grand Bargain Cash Work Stream

Lecciones aprendidas transferencias monetarias en Colombia y Ecuador en respuesta a la crisis de Venezuela (July 24, 11h00 GMT -4) // Organizer: The Cash Learning Partnership

PES Role in Overcoming the COVID-19 Crisis, and the Future of Work (July 23) // Organizer: International Labour Organization

The State of the World’s Cash 2020 Report: Global Launch (July 23, 08h00 Panama) // Organizer: The Cash Learning Partnership

Webinario de la AISS: Igualdad de género en la seguridad social (July 23) // Organizer: International Social Security Association

FICCI-KAS Virtual Dialogues - The New Normal Series - Dialogue VIII: Social Protection and the Impact of the Global Pandemic (July 22) // Organizer: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

Cyclones, COVID-19 and Crises - Where does India's Social Protection Architecture Go from Here? (July 17, 17:30 IST) // Organizer: The World Bank

The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number – High-Level Discussion of Global MPI 2020 (July 17) // Organizer Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative

UNDP Webinar on Social Protection and Inequality (July 16, 16:30 GMT +5) // Organizer: United Nations Development Programme 

Youth and COVID-19: Response, Recovery and Resilience (July 16, 12h00 GMT-4) // Organizer: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Social Protection in the Time of COVID-19 – an East Asia Pacific Chief Economist Practitioners' Panel (July 15) // Organizer: The World Bank

Analytics en la lucha contra el fraude (July 15) // Organizer:  International Social Security Association

Basic Income & the Future of Work (July 15, 18:30 BST) // Organizer: Basic Income Conversation

Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of COVID (July 15, 10:00 GMT-4) // Organizer: International Labour Organization, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

The Covid-19 crisis facing informal workers – what can be done? (July 15, 14:00 -15:00 GMT +1) // Organizer: Institute of Development Studies

Cash Transfers for COVID-19 Relief (July 14) // Organizer: Innovations for Poverty Action

Emerging practices of remote registration and verification (July 14, 8:00 GMT-5) // Organizer: The Cash Learning Partnership

Half the World: The Many Faces of Social Protection (July 14, 8:00 EST) // Organizer: United Nations Development Programme

From the immediate crisis response to COVID-19 pandemic towards economic recovery – decent work in focus - Part V : "Role of social dialogue in supporting employment and advancing towards economic recovery" (July 13, 12:00 Moscow Time) // Organizer: International Labour Organization

La informalidad y la inclusión social en tiempos de COVID-19 (July 13) // Organizer: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Government of Dominican Republic

Lives or Livelihoods? Protecting and Supporting Vulnerable Groups Through the Covid-19 Crisis (July 09, 16:00 CEST) // Organizer: United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

Why are human rights considerations fundamental to social protection responses to COVID-19? (July 09) // Organizer:  Development Pathways

Contribution collection in the context of COVID-19: Case of Southern Africa (July 08, 10:00 GMT+2) // Organizer: International Social Security Association

Impact of COVID-19 and social protection: What measures work? (July 08, 10:00 CET) // Organizer: Food and Agriculture Organization

The Labor Market Impacts of COVID-19 (July 06) // Organizer: The World Bank

Let's talk youth, employment and COVID-19! (July 01, 14:00 CET) // Organizer: European Economic and Social Committee

Can assistance be people-centred in the time of COVID-19? (June 30,  11:00 GMT +3) // Organizer: The Montgomery Group Series

From the immediate crisis response to COVID-19 pandemic towards economic recovery – decent work in focus Part IV : "Securing fiscal space for expanded social protection programmes" (June 30,  11:00 GMT +3) // Organizer: International Labour Organization

Migration and the labour market impacts of COVID-19 (June 30) // Organizer: United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research

Migración y desigualdades ante COVID-19: poblaciones vulnerables y redes de apoyo en México y Estados Unidos (June 30,  11:00 CST) // Organizers: Seminario Migración, Desigualdad y Políticas Públicas

Refugees, Social Safety Nets, and Jordan's Response to COVID-19 (June 30) // Organizers: Middle East Research and Information Project,  University of Chicago

The many faces of women and men migrant workers: How do we tackle the immediate crisis and build the future we want for labour migration in a post-COVID-19 world? (June 26) // Organizer: International Labour Organization

Workers on the Move: Addressing Global Workforce Challenges Through Labor Mobility Partnerships (June 26,  11:30 ET) // Organizer: Center for Global Development 

Impacts of COVID-19 on Food and Nutrition Security and Responses to the Pandemic (June 25) // Organizer: International Food Policy Research Institute

La Hora de las Protección Social en las Políticas Públicas (June 25) // Organizer: Universidad Continental Fidélitas Universidad

Building Back Better: Placing human rights at the heart of the Covid-19 response in the global South (June 24) // Organizer: United Nations Human Rights Regional Office for Europe 

Re-articulating Development Strategies: COVID-19, Human Development & the Environment (June 24, 14:00 EDT) // Organizers: United Nations Development Programme, Center for International Development of Harvard University

Webinar: Post-COVID-19: How can Countries in the South Work Together to Strengthen Health Systems around Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (June 24) // Organizer: South-South Galaxy

Decent minimum wages across Europe (June 25, 10:00 Brussels Time) // Organizer: European Economic and Social Committee

Building Back Better: Strengthening Social Protection in the EU (June 23) // Organizer:  International Labour Organization

Implications of the COVID-19 Crisis for Disability Policy (June 23) // Organizer: London School of Economics and Political Science

La seguridad alimentaria como desafío post COVID-19 (June 22) // Organizer: Organización de los Estados Americanos 

Left behind? Women with disabilities during COVID-19 (June 19) // Organizer: European Disability Forum

Webinar Alimentação para estudantes em tempos de pandemia (June 18) // Organizer: Organização das Nações Unidas Brasil, Aliança pela Alimentação Adequada e Saudável, Food and Agriculture Organization

People And The Planet: The Future Of Development In a Post-covid-19 World (June 17, 09:30 GMT-4) // Organizers: United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme

Um panorama das desigualdades de gênero no mercado de trabalho brasileiro (June 17) // Organizer: Family and Gender Economics Study Group

International Domestic Workers' Day: Making decent work a reality beyond COVID-19 (June 16, 14:30 Geneva) // Organizer: International Labour Organization

Migración y desigualdades ante COVID-19: el contexto económico, político y social en México y Estados Unidos (June 16) // Organizers: Seminario Migración, Desigualdad y Políticas Públicas

Poverty monitoring in the context of Covid-19 (June 15, 12:00 GMT+1) // Organizer: Overseas Development Institute

The high cost of COVID-19 for children: how much human capital will be lost? ¿What strategies are LAC countries adopting? (June 15, 11:00 GMT-4) // Organizer: Inter-American Development Bank

COVID-19 and Child Labour: Looking forward in times of crisis (June 12, 16:30 CET) // Organizer:  International Labour Organization

Beyond Now: Protecting People Through Innovation And Good Policy In The Covid Era (June 11, 12:00 GMT) // Organizer: The World Bank

Claves para repensar el presente y futuro de América Latina (June 11, 17:00 ESP) // Organizer: Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina

Exploring UBI's Potential to Deliver Economic Security and Gender Equality (June 11, 12:00 GMT) // Organizer: United Nations Development Programme

Harnessing Digital Technology and Payments to Support People and Small Businesses Through COVID-19 and Beyond (June 11, 10:00 EDT) // Organizer: Center for Global Development

Panel “Covid-19: Desafío para la protección social regional” (June 10, 10:00 GMT -4) // Organizer: Instituto Social do MERCOSUL

Social protection responses in the Caribbean to the COVID-19 pandemic (June 10) // Organizer: International Labour Organization

Online event: COVID-19 X SDGs - Inequalities & the Informal Economy (June 9) // Organizer: Sustainable Development Goals Lab

Partnering To Improve Food Safety Outcomes: Accreditation And The Role Of VTPA Programmes (June 9) // Organizers: United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Standards and Trade Development Facility

Fiscal Policies to Support People and Growth During the COVID-19 Pandemic (June 8) // Organizers: The London School of Economics and Political Science

Recession Ready: Fiscal Policy Options to Support Communities and Stabilize the Economy (June 8) // Organizers: The Hamilton Project Brookings Institution and Washington Center for Equitable Growth

COVID-19: An opportunity to Redesign the functioning of Social Security Systems for the XXI Century? (June 4, 15:00 EST) // Organizers: Inter-American Development Bank

Support for Families During COVID-19 (June 4, 15:00 CET) // Organizer: United Nations Chidren's Fund - Office of Research Innocenti

The COVID-19 lesson: Building a strategy for universal health care and social protection (June 4, 10:00 GMT+2) // Organizer: Asia Europe People's Forum, Forum on ADB, European Union

Global crises, local action: a humanitarian reset in response to Covid-19?  (June 3, 10:00 BST +1) // Organizer: Overseas Development Institute

Forum on Financing for Development meeting: Financing a Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19 (June 2, 09:00) // Organizer: United Nations

Identification and registration of beneficiaries for SP responses in the wake of COVID-19 (June 2) // Organizer: IPC-IG, GIZ, DFAT,

ODI Bites: the impacts of Covid-19 on achieving the SDGs (June 2, 16:00 - 16:15 GMT+1) // Organizer: Overseas Development Institute

Poverty monitoring in the context of Covid-19 (June 2, 12:00 GMT+1) // Organizer: Overseas Development Institute

OXFAM - Unpaid and underpaid care work: the global inequality crisis  (May 29, 14:00 GMT+1)  // Organizer: B Women Solutions, OXFAM

Analysis of Namibia’s Budget for the Financial Year 2020/21 on Social Protection (May 28)  // Organizer: Forum for Experts on Social Protection Namibia 

East and North-East Asia Policy Dialogue on the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific (May 28)  // Organizer: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

How can we re-orient food systems and health systems to protect nutrition and healthy diets in the context of COVID-19? (May 28, 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM EDT)  // Organizer: International Food Policy Research Institute

Protecting the Lives and Livelihoods of Women and Girls During the COVID-19 Pandemic  (May 28, 09:30 EST)  // Organizer: World Bank Group

Social Protection: Before, during and after COVID19 (May 28, 14:00 BST)  // Organizer: Inclusion International

Using the MPI as a tool to elaborate governmental responses to the COVID-19 pandemics (May 28, 13:00 BST+1)  // Organizer: Red Global de Pobreza Multidimensional (MPPN) - Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative

Webinar: Disaster-Responsive Social Protection: Lessons from COVID-19 (May 28, 14:00 GMT +7) // Organizer: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

¿Cómo afectará la "nueva normalidad" al bolsillo de los latinoamericanos? (May 27) // Organizer: Banco de Desarrollo en América Latina

Gender, Politics and Work: the Pandemic and Inequalities?  (May 27) // Organizer: Columbia Global Centers

O mundo a partir do Coronavírus. Populações fragilizadas e a pandemia  (May 26,  16:00 GMT +6) // Organizer: Academia Brasilera de Ciencias

La experiencia europea en la gestión de la crisis del covid-19: reflexiones para América Latina (May 26,  12:00 GMT +6) // Organizer: Banco de Desarrollo en América Latina

Worker Protection: Reopening the World’s Economies in the Presence of COVID-19 (May 22, 10:00 - 11:15 EDT) // Organizer: VOX CEPR Policy Portal

India’s fiscal response to Covid-19 (May 21, 14:00 - 15:00 GMT+1) // Organizer: Overseas Development Institute

Migrant Workers in the Tourism Industry: The Impact of COVID-19  (21 May, 9:00 - 10:00 ET) // Organizer: Center for Global Development

Our shared future in the wake of a global pandemic: Impact on economic, social and environmental divides (May 21, 09:00 GMT) // Organizer: Institute of Development Studies

Exploring Social Protection as a Response To The Covid-19 Pandemic (May 19, 16:00 UTC +5) // Organizer: Sphere India

Servicios de atención domiciliaria en América Latina y Europa. (May 19) // Organizer: Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana

The Impact of COVID-19 in Latin America (May 19) // Organizer: The World Bank

Continuity of Home Care and Telecare Services for Older Adults in the Era of COVID-19 (May18, 10:00 GMT-4) // Organizer: Inter-American Development Bank, France - Agence Française de Développement, EUROsociAL+, Secretaría de Integración Social Centroamericana)

Cities and Covid-19: Food access for vulnerable communities in practice  (May 15, 03:00 PM CEST) // Organizers: Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations Environment Program, Local Governments for Sustainability, RUAF Urban Agriculture and Food Systems and Rikolto

Pensions, social protection and COVID-19 in developing countries (May 15, 2020 02:00 PM in London) // Organizer: HelpAge

Impact of COVID-19 on child poverty in Africa and beyond (May 14, 2020 - 09:00 AM New York) // Organizer: End Child Poverty

Labor Mobility, Migration, and COVID-19 (Part 2) (May 14, 09:00 ET) // Organizer: The World Bank

So the intervention is effective… but what will it cost?  (May 14, 15:00-16:30 BST) // Organizer: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation

O financiamento da crise do coronavírus (May 13) // Organizer: Fundação Getúlio Vargas

The impact of COVID-19 on informal and migrant workers in India (May 13, 2020 13:00 – 14:30 GMT) // Organizer: International Growth Centre

¿Cómo proteger a los más vulnerables de la crisis del COVID-19? (May 13, 2020 10:00 GMT -6) // Organizer: Development Bank of Latin America, CAF

COVID-19: A long crisis or new normal in developing countries? (May 12, 2020 16:00 GMT+3) // Organizer: United Nations University

Reopening the coronavirus-closed economy — Principles and trade-offs (May 12, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM EDT) // Organizer: Brookings

Retos de la Cohesión Social y para el Desarrollo Sostenible: Agenda 2030 después del COVID-19  (12 May) // Organizer: Instituto Centroamericano de Estudios Fiscales

Lives and Livelihoods in Pandemic Times (May 11, 2020) // Organizer: Institute for Human Development

Public health and COVID-19 in MENA: Impact, response and outlook  (May 11, 2020  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM AST) // Organizer: Brookings

Labor Mobility, Migration, and COVID-19 (Part 1) (May 8, 2020) // Organizer: The World Bank

Can Behavioral Science Defeat COVID-19?  (May 7, 2020) // Organizer:  Inter-American Development Bank

Targeting Covid-19 relief payments in Bangladesh (May 7, 2020 14:30 - 16:00 GMT+1 (BST)) // Organizer: ODI

Evidence in the time of COVID (May 7,2020 15:00 GMT+1) // Organizer: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 3ie

Financing of Social Assistance in African Countries (May 7, 2020 - 15:00 EAT/GMT+3) // Organizer: United Nations Development Programme, UNDP

How much can LAC adhere to social distance in COVID-19 times? (May 6, 2020 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)) // Organizer: IDB

Mitigation of COVID-19 pandemic in nursing homes and day centers (April 30, 2020 10:00 EAT) // Organizer: Inter-American Development Bank,  Agence Française de Développement, European Union, Secretaría de Integración Social Centroamericana)

Seguridad y salud en el trabajo frente a la pandemia en América Latina (28 April, 2020 - 10:00 GMT-5:00) // Organizer: International Labour Organization, ILO

Coronavirus: How Can We Sustain Jobs and Provide a Safety Net for Those Most in Need? (28 April, 2020 - 11:00 ET) // Organizer World Bank Group

Implications of COVID-19 for Public Health and the SDGs (27 April, 2020) // Organizer: UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

The social consequences of the confinement (Apr 27, 2020 05:00 PM in Paris) // Organizer SciencePo

Has the EU shown solidarity in the Corona crisis? (26 April, 2020 - 17:00 CEST) //  Organizer Unconditional Basic Income Europe

Coronavirus: How can we keep remittances flowing? (23 April, 2020 - 11:00 Washington, DC (ET)) // Organizer World Bank Group

Sistemas alimentarios y protección social en el mundo rural ante el COVID-19 (23 April, 2020 - 12:00 GMT-4) // Organizer Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, FAO

COVID-19: Maintenir l’accès aux services (23 April, 2020 - 10:00 GMT+2) // Organizer: International Social Security Association, ISSA

MERS Guidance in Response to COVID-19 (April 22 at 10:00 EDT) // Organizer: Small Enterprise Evaluation Project Network, SEEP Network

COVID-19 and the Informal Economy: Responses, Relief, and Research (17 April, 2020 - 12:45 London (GMT+1)) // Organizer: International Centre for Tax and Development Institute of Development Studies, IDS

ISSA Webinar Delivering social security in times of COVID‑19: Leveraging e‑services (16 April, 2020 - 16:00 GMT+2) // Organizer: International Social Security Association, ISSA

Lessons learned and Opportunities: Linking SP systems to humanitarian cash in a pandemic (16 April) // Organizer: The Cash Learning Partnership

LAV-Webinar Asentamientos Precarios y Vivienda Social: Impactos del Covid-19 y Respuestas (14 April 09:00 Guatemala) // Organizer Secretaría de Integración Social Centroamericana, SISCA

Mesa virtual de diálogo: #NoContagiemosAlEmpleo en América Latina (14 April) // Organizer: International Labour Organization

Worker Protections in the Time of the Pandemic: Labor Law and Fundamental Rights (COVID-19) (14 April 20:00 GMT-3 - Brazil) // Organizer: Boston College Law School

​Approaching COVID-19 Risk and Response through a Gender Lens (9 April, 2020, 13:00/ET) // Organizer: Center for Global Development, CGD.

La protection des enfants pendant la pandémie de COVID-19 (9 April, 15:00 CET) // Organizer: The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, The Alliance

Global Health Security: Delivered by Women During COVID-19 and Beyond (9 April, 09:00 EDT) // Organizer: Women in Global Health, Women Deliver

Child welfare and pandemics: what we know and what we can do (April 3) // Organizer: International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, ISPCAN

Child Protection and Covid-19 (including Considerations For Refugee Populations (April 2) // Organizer: The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

CVA for Health Outcomes (2 April) // Organizer: Cash Learning Partnership, CaLP, World Health Organization, WHO, International Rescue Committee, IRC

Protección Social y COVID-19: oportunidades y desafíos en la región SICA (31 March, 2020) // Organizer: Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana, SICA, World Food Programme, WFP, EUROsociAL+

Webinar on COVID 19 and FSC (29 March) // Organizer: Food Security Cluster

Webinar with the Department of Employment Affairs & Social Protection (COVID-19) (19 March, 2020, 14:00 CET) // Irish Exports Association, IEA