The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), and the government of the Turks and Caicos Islands, are holding a high-level symposium on 27 June, to discuss how national...

There is an urgent need to strengthen social protection systems to eradicate poverty among the most vulnerable members of society. This was said by the social welfare minister...

BLOG: The mass and prolonged unemployment resulting from the Great Recession challenged the Unemployment Insurance (UI) systems in many countries. In the wake of the Great Recession, EU member states have debated over the...

BLOG: Experts on labour matters have said that sustainable social protection systems would become increasingly critical to provide support in...

Internally displaced Iraqis and foreign refugees alike are demanding better social protection by the Iraqi...

A $200 million loan will provide budget support for priority government expenditures, in El Salvador thereby protecting public investment and social program funding to promote inclusive growth; meantime Argentina will ensure the...

The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, signed a US$2 million contract with a Ghanaian company — “Esoko” — to collect social data in four counties Nimba, Bong, Bomi and Maryland...

A dissemination workshop was organized by ECA Gender, Poverty and Social Policy Division. This workshop forms part of an ECA project on the Better Monitoring of Social Protection. The objective of the project is to assist member...

The International Labour Conference adopts landmark instruments on violence and harassment and a Declaration on the future of work. The Conference concluded its two-week session, which marked the Centenary of the ILO. The Centenary...

On International Widow's day, marked on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is asking everyone to reflect on the "economic hardship and increased vulnerability" of these bereaved women and ensure "they are not left out or...

Argentina will ensure the sustainability and effectiveness of its social protection programs with a $600 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank. The goal is to guarantee the sustainability of money disbursement...

Qatari envoy says $4 million will instead be allocated to 'sustainable projects to be announced in the future' Postal banks in the Gaza Strip were to...