Webinar presentation: Profiles of pre-COVID-19 social protection systems in Bhutan, Bangladesh and Maldives and a snapshot of their COVID-19 responses

Slide presentation of the webinar held on 22 October 2020. Some core questions addressed in this webinar included:

  • What were the core features connecting legal, fiscal and programme level aspects of social protection programmes and policies in Bangladesh, Bhutan and Maldives 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 Bangladesh, Bhutan and Maldives?
  • Which social protection agendas have gained most relevance in the transition from pre-COVID-19 to the current COVID-19 context in Bangladesh, Bhutan and Maldives?
  • What are the upcoming social protection agendas aimed to address both structural and conjunctural challenges faced by the social protection systems of Bangladesh, Bhutan and Maldives?