A new health insurance law is set to take effect at the start of the upcoming school year, extending medical coverage to students at universities and vocational training centres in Morocco's latest step towards universal coverage....

Burkina Faso has adopted a universal health coverage scheme! The Universal Health Insurance (AMU) system will allow all citizens, regardless of their social class and income level, the ability to receive quality care.

NEW YORK, United States of America, 10 September 2015 – The UNICEF Executive Board today closed its second regular session of 2015. The session was held at a pivotal moment for international development. Later this month, during the United Nations...

CEBU, Philippines, September 11, 2015 – Investing in quality education and providing social protection for the poor stand out among the key policies to address rising inequality in the Asia-Pacific region that includes the Philippines...

Next week the OECD Development Centre will host a 'kick-off meeting' for the European Union Social Protection Systems Programme (EU-SPS) in Paris. The aim of EU-SPS is 'to support low and lower middle-income countries in building sustainable and...

9 September 2015 — Here are some key facts on the link between social protection, hunger, nutrition and climate change adaptation.

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ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA – ADB’s assistance program for Mongolia in 2015 is confirmed at $290 million, comprising concessional and non-concessional loans, and grants. 

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A female teacher in Egypt and a homemaker in Ohio may have widely differing lives, but both are likely to fall victim to the same trend in their later years: the global pensions gender gap.

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Countries such as Haiti and Mexico will use the Peruvian experience on Qali Warma school feeding program, to develop and strengthen their models and thus benefit their children.

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The Ministry of Education will be spending approximately $4.2 billion under the School Feeding Programme for the 2015/2016 academic year.
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WASHINGTON, August 25, 2015 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$500 million IBRD loan to finance the Second Multi-Sector Development Policy Operation in Ukraine. This new financing supports a number of high-priority...

The current economic crisis has already contributed to an increase in those living below the poverty line in Russia. The poverty rate rose to 15.9 percent in the first quarter of this year — 2.1 percent higher than in the first quarter of 2014....