International Conference on Resilient Social Protection for an Inclusive Future

The International Conference on Resilient Social Protection for an Inclusive Future aims to support the Government of Nepal to deliver in its vision to deliver a core package of social protection for all and become a more prosperous nation, with a focus on the next generation and the most vulnerable. Recognising that there are many paths towards universal social protection, and programmes in different countries have followed different paths towards their expansion and consolidation, the Conference aims to bring regional experience and practice to offer a realistic path to support Nepal achieve on this ambition moving forward.

The Conference will focus specifically on social security allowances/cash transfers including (but not limited to) the following themes.

  • Child and family benefits such as child grants
  • Linking cash transfers with key services
  • Productive inclusion programmes aimed at increasing productivity and labour market participation
  • Shock-responsive social protection
  • Programmes reaching minority and particularly disadvantaged groups, such as disability grants

The conference is organised by the National Planning Commission (Government of Nepal) and Social Science Baha in collaboration with International Labour Organisation, GIZ, UN ESCAP, The World Bank, UNICEF and UKAid.

Some sessions of the event will be live-streamed by through this link.