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Self-paced course
SDG Academy

Making Universal Social Protection a Reality

This course provides an introduction to social protection, covering different issues including the human right to social security, the need for social protection over the life cycle, the process of building universal social protection systems and the key role of social protection in confronting the major challenges that the world is facing.

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, participants will understand:

  • what the human right to social security entails and the state of social protection coverage around the world;
  • the concept of universal social protection and how countries ensure that everyone have access to health care and income guarantee over the life cycle;
  • how countries design, implement and manage their social protection systems; and
  • the role of social protection to face the current challenges of a world in transformation.