Ghana is investing less funds in health care, education and social protection, especially for the most vulnerable in the society. This means the poorest Ghanaians are subsidizing the living standards of the richest in society. Madam...

OPINION: New parents are given 240 days off between them – but corporate pressure means it’s men who then return to work. B...

OPINION: There is widespread agreement that social protection, for the large part, is the responsibility of the state. It is broadly understood as measures to reduce poverty and vulnerability by reducing people’s exposure to risks,...

Deal or no deal ? Le feuilleton du Brexit n'est pas achevé – initialement prévue le 29 mars, la date de retrait du Royaume-Uni de l'Union européenne (UE) a été repoussée jusqu'au 31 octobre au plus tard. 

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Vietnam has recorded continuous expansion of unemployment insurance coverage over the last 10 years with the number of people under this scheme approximating 13 million at present. Deputy Director of the department Le Quang Trung...

BLOG: Turkey is home to the largest number of refugees in the world. It hosts nearly 4 million refugees, of which about 3.6 million originate from Syria. In the face of the challenge, Turkey and its partners created the Emergency...

BLOG: Countries do not find it easy to reform fossil fuel subsidies. On New Year’s Day in 2012, Nigeria’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, abruptly eliminated all gasoline subsidies to contain the country’s fiscal...

Population aging is taking place throughout the Americas, with the elderly expected to grow faster than the overall population between 2018 and 2025, according to a report by London-based analytics firm Global Data.

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Several decades ago, London was in the midst of a crisis similar to the one the New York City Houshing Authority faces today. Our counterpart across...

BLOG: Education is the key to success and yet, UNESCO projections say if trends continue, a whopping 225 million children will still be out of school by 2030. UNESCO projections show that 40 percent of children worldwide will fail...

China will replenish social security funds through the injection of state capital this year to make the funds more sustainable. Policies to reduce...

El ministro de Trabajo y Seguridad Social, Ernesto Murro, indicó que el aumento salarial en junio alcanza a un millón de trabajadores que se desempeñan en más de 100.000 empresas. Este incremento...