BLOG: President Donald Trump recently suggested there is “tremendous fraud” in government welfare programs. Although there’s very little evidence to back up his claim, he’s hardly the first politician – conservative or liberal – to...

Ireland’s Department of Social Protection (DSP) confirmed reports that it uses biometric processing and facial recognition technologies as a part of its public services card (PSC) program. As The Irish Times reports, the department...

A group of local authorities that provide and commission adult social care services have been awarded £4.5 million to support the roll out of projects using digital technology. NHS Digital has released details of the 16 projects...

The rolling transport strikes that crippled Paris through much of December and January have stopped, as empty pay packets post-Christmas took their toll. Instead there has been a change of tactic, with the more radical unions now...

Rocío de Moreno, presidenta del Comité Plan Toda Una Vida, mantuvo una reunión con María Gabriela Sigala, esposa del Presidente del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); con Nora Libertun, especialista del BID; y Tatiana Gallego...

Thirty-eight-year-old Kokeni Posanna of Jaina Village of Jagtial District in Telangana, went to the United Arab Emirates in 2018 to work as a cleaner. For the next one year and ten months, Posanna cleaned swimming pools and worked...

The World Bank has today released the 14th Uganda Economic Update which has focused on social protection systems in Uganda and proposes a more effective approach to reduce vulnerability and to support more inclusive growth. The...

OPINION: Peut-on penser sérieusement qu’une réflexion fondamentale sur le financement et l’accessibilité de la sécurité sociale pourra faire l’économie de son inscription dans une transition climatique à engager d’urgence? Peut-on...

The ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) has pledged to introduce unemployment insurance for artists so they can continue their work without having to worry about financial constraints. The decision comes hot on the heels of Bong...

Many Egyptians, especially the poor, are concerned by the government’s apparent intention to replace food ration cards with cash subsidies. The Council of Ministers has said it is considering the change, but has yet to unveil the...

The National Social Safety Net Coordinating Office (NASSCO) recently released a report on the poverty rate in Nigeria and vulnerable households, which revealed that 9.45 million Nigerians are living in poverty. The NASSCO through...

The first of a series of expert meetings for 2020 on social protection options in various future-climate scenarios was held in London yesterday. Systems for managing risk “are already being profoundly restructured” because of...