The Hungarian government has put in place supportive, stable, targeted and flexible social and family policies to protect women's rights, said a Hungarian UN envoy here on Friday. Speaking at the on-going 63 Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW-63), Katalin Bogyay, Hungary's permanent representative to the United Nations, said her country has doubled its budget for family policy in the past 8 years.

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LIVESTREAM

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LIVESTREAM

The event was livestreamed through socialprotection.org and it is possible to watch the recorded sessions here.

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Innovations in social protection financing: Impact Bonds

In her first speech in her new role as the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for International Development, Penny Mordaunt said that millions of pounds are lost every year because persons with disabilities in developing countries do not have the support that they need to access employment.

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Denmark - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, DANIDA

The Danish Foreign Service comprises the Ministry in Copenhagen and a global network abroad of Embassies, Consulates-General and Trade Commissions.

This page was created with the purpose of linking the materials available on the socialprotection.org platform related to government work of Denmark. The page does not represent an official communication channel of the country.

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As part of the wider economic stimulus packages to respond to the second wave of COVID-19, governments continue to temporarily defer the collection of social security contributions (SSC), or to exempt from or reduce the contribution payments of some population groups. To date, 68 countries have introduced at least one of these measures (ISSA Coronavirus Country Measures Monitor).

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NOVAFRICA

NOVAFRICA is a knowledge center created by the Nova School of Business and Economics of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 2011. Its mission is to produce expertise that promotes business and economic development in Africa, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) defined by the United Nations. A particular focus is on Portuguese-speaking African countries, i.e., Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and Sao Tome and Principe.

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We study the impact of a COVID-19 relief program on compliance with confinement measures in Italy, the early epicenter of the pandemic. We match information on the allocation of funds across Italian municipalities with data tracking citizens' movements drawn from mobile devices and vehicles' navigation systems, anonymized and aggregated at the municipality level.

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Think Tank Hub

The Think Tank Hub Geneva, founded in 2014, is an initiative undertaken by the think tank foraus – Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy, in collaboration with the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). It facilitates the involvement and evidence-based contributions of think tanks to policy discussions within International Geneva. By creating a dynamic and innovative space, the Think Tank Hub is the point of reference for a strong and vibrant think tank community in International Geneva and enables international think tanks access to global decision-making processes.

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