Webinar Presentation: Profile of pre-COVID-19 social protection system of India and Pakistan and a snapshot of their COVID-19 responses

Slide presentation of the webinar held on 24 September 2020.

Some core questions addressed in this webinar include:

  • What were the core features connecting legal, fiscal and programme level aspects of social protection programmes and policies in India and Pakistan previous to the COVID-19 crisis?
  • How have the COVID-19 crisis and the social protection responses deployed to mitigate its impacts altered the pre-COVID-19 landscape in India and Pakistan?
  • Which social protection agendas have gained the most relevance in the transition from pre-COVID-19 to the current COVID-19 context in India and Pakistan?
  • What are the upcoming social protection agendas aimed to address both structural and conjunctural challenges faced by the social protection systems of India and Pakistan?