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Latin America & Caribbean
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MX
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MEX
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Americas
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United Mexican States

Webinar presentation from 12 October 2017, describing in detail the design features of Mexico’s flagship social protection programme, PROSPERA Social Inclusion Program. The webinar will focus on its external evaluation mechanism, which is carried out by an autonomous agency in charge of the nation’s social policy evaluation. The programme is under the direction of the Ministry of Social Development (SEDESOL) and implemented by the PROSPERA National Coordination. 

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This paper follows a quasi-experimental research design to assess the impact of the electronic payment system of Mexico’s Progresa-Oportunidades-Prospera (POP) programme. The switch from cash payments to
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Weekly Social Protection Links: November 29

Presentación del webinario realizado el 21 de noviembre de 2019. Ante el contexto de crisis humanitaria en la región, en México se ha llevado a cabo ejercicios de análisis de contexto y diagnósticos comunitarios con diversos actores que trabajan directa o indirectamente con migrantes (albergues, organizaciones comunitarias) y las propias personas migrantes, resultando en iniciativas que parten de las necesidades de a

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Iniciativa Ciudadana para la Promoción de la Cultura del Diálogo

Iniciativa Ciudadana para la Promoción de la Cultura del Diálogo A.C. es una organización de la sociedad civil mexicana de segundo piso, que busca facilitar e impulsar procesos de diálogo y construcción de acuerdos entre diversos actores de la sociedad, tanto a nivel nacional como internacional.

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Mexico - Gobierno de México (Goverment of Mexico)

The Federal government of Mexico (alternately known as the Government of the Republic or Gobierno de la República) is the national government of the United Mexican States, the central government established by its constitution to share sovereignty over the republic with the governments of the 31 individual Mexican states, and to represent such governments before international bodies such as the United Nations. The Mexican federal government has three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial and functions per the Constitution of the United Mexican States, as enacted in 1917.

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This paper exploits a novel municipal-level data set to explore patterns of convergence in income and poverty in Mexico during 1992-2014. The paper finds that, despite a context of overall stagnant economic growth and poverty reduction, there is evidence of income and poverty convergence at the municipal level. The findings suggest that these convergence processes stem from a combination of considerable positive performance among the poorest municipalities and stagnant and deteriorating performance among richer municipalities.

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This brief seeks to identify approaches to SSC results assessment led or supported by Governments of the South. It explores how some Southern partners are conducting initiatives to assess the results of SSC and whether and how these initiatives are affecting the way they conduct their SSC. Finally, the brief reflects upon the potential of such initiatives to foster the contribution of South-South cooperation to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development and Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

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Iniciativa para el Fortalecimiento de la Institucionalidad de los Programas Sociales, IPRO

Es la Iniciativa para el Fortalecimiento de la Institucionalidad de los Programas Sociales en México, desarrollada por el Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo y Transparencia Mexicana. Desde 2009, se convoca a las entidades federativas y a dependencias federales para que, voluntariamente, registren los programas sociales que están llevando a cabo. Este año, se extiende la convocatoria a los municipios del país.

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