An extra £20 million will be invested in social services in Wales every year in recognition of the sector’s national strategic importance, Minister Rebecca Evans has confirmed.

The funding, which has been...

The number of refugees in Turkey receiving monthly cash assistance through an innovative relief programme has now reached 500,000 and continues to rise. The EU-funded Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) supports the most vulnerable...

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a US$13.4 million contribution from the United States government to support people living with HIV, AIDS and TB in Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zimbabwe....

 Today the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a US$5 million contribution from the Government of China to support 420,000 refugees living in camps in northern Kenya.

After more than a...

The “Empalme” programme has been designed to assist some 400,000 people who are currently enrolled in social programmes such as Argentina Trabaja. The scheme will change existing rules so that beneficiaries of those programmes...

Acting Prime Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yesterday announced that cane farmers with receive a subsidy of $10 million to assist with relief from Cyclone Winston and in order to help them prepare for crop for next season.

Through the Ministry of Community Development and Social Services, has embarked on a programme to increase support to households hosting people living with disabilities from the current 242,000, to 590,000, at a cost of K717 million...

Ministry of Community Development and Social Services will start disbursing funds to 348,000 people incorporated on the social cash transfer programme (SCTP) next month.

And Ministry of Community...

Over 70 per cent of poor people in sub-Saharan Africa depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. For that reason, measures to help small farmers to achieve higher incomes are particular important for economic development in Africa...

Labor and Social Policy Committee of the Azerbaijani parliament has today discussed a new draft law on “Insurance against unemployment”, Chairman of the Committee Hadi Rajabli said.

According to him,...

La Comisión Europea pondrá en marcha una nueva fase de EUROsociAL+, programa de la UE dedicado a incrementar la cohesión social en América Latina.

A través de este programa, dotado con 32 millones EUR de...

Las redes de protección social —donaciones en efectivo que se entregan regularmente a los hogares pobres a cambio de que los niños asistan a la escuela o sean sometidos a exámenes periódicos de salud— se han convertido en una de las...