The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Palestine has expanded its operations to reach an additional 12,000 non-refugees in Gaza facing deep poverty and severe food insecurity. The increase, which has been supported by new...

Environmental and humanitarian action is often understood as two different sectors. However, the lack of awareness regarding its intersections could lead to further long-term devastation. With the growing number of crises around the...

El reconocido chef chileno, Juan Pablo Mellado, estará en Colombia el próximo 27 de junio para presentar el proyecto Laboratorio Gastronómico, una iniciativa integral que hace de la alimentación escolar una oportunidad para...

The Supreme Court has sought to delve deep into direct cash transfers under social welfare schemes during the recently concluded General Elections after a petitioner alleged that it amounted to bribing voters. Citing data on the...

A total of 280,084 people have received unemployment allowance so far this year, and more than 13,600 people were supported with vocational training. The support was offered by the Vietnam Social Insurance, in co-ordination with the Ministry of Labour...

Public schools will, starting this financial year, be given extra funding for paying teachers who stand in for female educationists who are on...

More than 2,130,000 pensioners will receive an increase of 5.7 percent on their pensions from today - 1 July. The change is in compliance with the Social Insurance Code provided for by all pension...

El presidente de la República, Lenín Moreno, anunció el incremento de medidas de protección para las personas adultas mayores en situación de pobreza como parte de la Misión “Mis Mejores Años”, evento que se desarrolló en la...

Jamaica is among five countries chosen by the World Food Programme (WFP) to serve as a model for the Caribbean in disaster response coordination. He said that the WFP, along with international development consulting firm Oxford...

OPINION: The Bihar Government on June 14 launched the Mukhyamantri Vridhajan Pension Yojna (MVPY), an old-age pension scheme that targets people above 60 years of age. The scheme brought under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT)...

BLOG: South Africa introduced a child support grant 21 years ago in 1998, four years after the advent of democracy. The grant has been a human rights milestone and a mark of progress in the full realisation of children's rights. It...

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors on July 1 approved a $50 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) for the Strengthening the Social Protection System Project in Uzbekistan. The project will...