The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to reverse progress made for children in Africa by years or even decades, with economic aftershocks risking to push an additional 33 million children into poverty, according to Save the Children. With...

Uno de los principales objetivos del Gobierno es garantizar la seguridad alimentaria. Ello pasa por el inicio adecuado de la campaña agrícola, que debe comenzar en agosto, para lo que es fundamental el acceso a financiamiento y a...

The Caribbean Atlantic hurricane season starts today, amidst the unprecedented COVID-19 response. At the launch of CaLP’s “Winds of Change” briefing note on the use of CVA in the Caribbean, Ms. Andria Grosvenor, Acting Deputy...

The initial response to Covid-19 in many countries has been to expand social protection, primarily to economically support those affected by containment measures and the growing economic crisis. This has happened to varying degrees...

Given the high risk older persons face in terms of COVID-19 morbidity and mortality, governments in low and middle-income countries that provide cash transfers to older persons as part of their social protection strategies have had...

The COVID-19 pandemic has underlined the need for a universal and portable social protection system that can uniquely verify people and deliver benefits efficiently and at scale. With few exceptions, most developing countries have a...

Governments around the world are responding forcefully to the COVID-19 crisis with a combined fiscal and monetary response that has already reached 10% of global GDP. Yet according to the latest global assessment from the United...

GENEVA (4 June 2020) – UN experts said today the Indian Government must urgently comply with a Supreme Court order to ensure the wellbeing of more than 100 million internal migrant workers suffering hardship after COVID-19 measures...

As COVID-19 grips the world, market economies have shuttered, schools have closed, and nearly half of the global population is confined to their homes. Yet millions of care workers step out every day to keep the lights on and...

La Defensoría de los Habitantes llamó la atención al Gobierno por la falta de información que enfrentan cientos de personas que solicitaron el bono Proteger.

De acuerdo con un comunicado de prensa enviado...

Pakistan’s government has launched an emergency cash programme for 12 million households. It has been built with longer-term goals to increase financial inclusion. The programme will help drive a shift in the payment ecosystem, from...

The emergency caused by the coronavirus has had an uneven impact on Finnish society and different groups of people. Those who are already weak bear the greatest burden. The situation requires both immediate and long-term measures to...