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...

INTERVIEW:  Voters in canton Aargau have decided to deny Swiss passports to people who have received welfare assistance in the last ten years. Creating this additional hurdle portrays social assistance in a poor light, says one...

BLOG: While it’s hard to be precise, the world is currently on track to heat between 3-5 degrees. Already, after 1 degree of warming from pre-industrialised levels the climate crisis is changing the world for children in...

The UN economic and social chief on Monday called on the international community to redouble efforts to rid "the world of this inhumane scourge that is homelessness." At the Commission for Social Development second plenary meeting,...