Nearly three-quarters of domestic workers around the world – more than 55 million people – are at significant risk of losing their jobs and income due to lockdown and lack of effective social security coverage, according to new...

El ministro de Desarrollo Social y Familia, Cristián Monckeberg -quien se encuentra en confinamiento por un cuadro asintomático de coronavirus desde el 11 de junio- explicó los alcances del Ingreso Familiar de Emergencia (IFE),...

In recent years, UBI has attracted more considerable attention with increased concerns over growing economic inequality and the effect of automation upon the labor market. So far, no country has a national-level basic income policy....

Posiblemente habrá utilizado algún asistente por voz para preguntar qué tiempo hará, programar una reunión en su agenda o reproducir música, entre otras muchas tareas. Son aplicaciones tecnológicas que utilizan la inteligencia...

The lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has inflicted a heavy cost on India’s poor. Most have seen their incomes fall; many have seen their families uprooted; some have even lost their lives. On moral...

It looked like good news. Last week the Office for Budget Responsibility revised down its estimate of the cost of the coronavirus job retention scheme — that’s the scheme under which the government pays 80 per cent of the wages of...

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to reverse progress made for children in Africa by years or even decades, with economic aftershocks risking to push an additional 33 million children into poverty, according to Save the Children. With...

Uno de los principales objetivos del Gobierno es garantizar la seguridad alimentaria. Ello pasa por el inicio adecuado de la campaña agrícola, que debe comenzar en agosto, para lo que es fundamental el acceso a financiamiento y a...

The Caribbean Atlantic hurricane season starts today, amidst the unprecedented COVID-19 response. At the launch of CaLP’s “Winds of Change” briefing note on the use of CVA in the Caribbean, Ms. Andria Grosvenor, Acting Deputy...

The initial response to Covid-19 in many countries has been to expand social protection, primarily to economically support those affected by containment measures and the growing economic crisis. This has happened to varying degrees...

Given the high risk older persons face in terms of COVID-19 morbidity and mortality, governments in low and middle-income countries that provide cash transfers to older persons as part of their social protection strategies have had...

The COVID-19 pandemic has underlined the need for a universal and portable social protection system that can uniquely verify people and deliver benefits efficiently and at scale. With few exceptions, most developing countries have a...