Mobilising more savings into EjoHeza Long Term Savings Scheme has been integrated into districts’ performance contracts – Imihigo – for the financial year 2019/2020, Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has said. EjoHeza is a pension...

In 2019, 43,700 houses were completed in Cuba, as part of a program that plans to resolve the housing problem in 10 years, authorities from that sector reported to the Industry, Construction and Energy Commission of the National...

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange, says the Government is committed to advancing the welfare of the country’s household workers. She noted that Jamaica’s ratification of the International...

BLOG: A community-led baseline study on the ‘Extent of social inclusion and access to social welfare schemes and basic services for urban poor’, released here on Thursday, has found that 16% of the respondents did not have a voter...

BLOG: With a High-Level Meeting on the topic at this year’s United Nations’ General Assembly and debate during the US presidential primaries and elsewhere, there can be little doubt that Universal Health Coverage – or UHC – has...

On 29 November 2019, the Chinese government released the Interim Measures for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Residents to Participate in the Social Insurance Scheme in the Mainland (Measures). The Measures, which will come...

OPINION: Earlier this month, the Trump administration approved a new rule for SNAP that will cut an estimated 700,000 unemployed people from the program. The administration argues that cutting people who are out of work off of SNAP...

A lot of migrant workers lack basic social protection rights, said Vice President Myint Swe in his opening address the celebration of International Migrants Day at Myanmar International Convention Centre 2 in Nay Pyi Taw...

The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved funding of $204 million to improve social protection in Morocco, on Wednesday, December 18. The main objective of the program is to broaden social protection in Morocco to include people...

A stress test of pension schemes across the European Union wiped out €270 billion or almost a quarter of investments at funds that took part, the EU’s insurance and pensions watchdog said on Tuesday (17 December). Many of the...

BLOG: 'People are hesitant to go out now,' the director of a Jordanian community center in Karak said. Karak castle was the site of an attack by gunmen in late 2016 that left 19 people dead. But the fear she described was not that...

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$7.5 million in grant support to Tuvalu to strengthen the management of the country’s public finances, improve the resilience of infrastructure, and meet the needs of...