Tuesday, July 28, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated longstanding efforts to better link social protection and humanitarian CVA. The devastating economic impacts of the crisis have led governments worldwide to massively scale up social protection and, in turn,...
Monday, July 06, 2020 to Friday, July 17, 2020
African countries are increasingly recognising the value of social protection programmes in reducing extreme poverty with success stories in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI), together with UNU-MERIT/Maastricht...
Africa, South Africa
Wednesday, July 01, 2020 to Thursday, July 09, 2020
Aims of the Global Summit:
To maintain the ILO's connectivity with its global tripartite constituency during the period of interruption of meetings of its statutory bodies and other activities.
To provide a high-profile global platform for the tripartite...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
COVID-19 has caused new global changes affecting people’s lives everywhere. These effects are especially felt by persons with disabilities as one of the most vulnerable groups impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Various social and environmental barriers,...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 to Friday, January 31, 2020
Applications for the fifth run of the TRANSFORM online course are open until 10 January 2020! Click here to apply. (Please note that it is necessary to be logged in to socialprotection.org to apply. In case you are not a member, create an account.)
Wednesday, December 04, 2019 to Thursday, December 05, 2019
The primary objective of social protection, especially in low- and middle-income countries, is to tackle poverty and vulnerability. In addition, it is often argued that social protection schemes or systems have the potentiality to achieve other objectives...
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 to Friday, October 18, 2019
Farm workers are an integral component of the economy and the food system in South Africa. Yet they are invariably poor, food insecure, marginalised and vulnerable to exploitation. Pro-farm worker legislation since 1994 has provided some protection, but it...
Africa, South Africa
Thursday, September 05, 2019
An impact evaluation of Yemen’s Cash for Nutrition program provides new evidence of the benefits of “cash plus” transfer programs to meet nutritional needs in conflict situations—a context in which rigorous evidence is scarce.
This event will review the...
America, United States
Tuesday, August 06, 2019 to Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Applications for the fourth run of the TRANSFORM online course are open until August 14! Click here to apply.
The course will take place from 16 September to 22 November 2019.
Please note that it is necessary to be logged in to socialprotection.org to apply...
Thursday, June 27, 2019
This event was livestreamed on socialprotection.org and can be accessed through this link. A report highlighting the main takeways of the event is also available at socialprotection.org.
Large-scale shocks in the Caribbean have become more severe, recurrent...