Tuesday, May 04, 2021 to Wednesday, May 05, 2021
Social services are a range of public services provided by state and non-state actors that aim to build stronger economies, promote equality and create effective organisations. Their range could differ from country to country within the SADC community. This...
Africa, South Africa
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 to Wednesday, November 18, 2020
The main objective of Cultivate-Africa is to unlock a concerted multi-stakeholder partnership toward a sustained and effective response leading to averting potential adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on food security and nutrition and food systems (...
Tuesday, November 03, 2020 to Friday, November 06, 2020
The event will bring together leading researchers, academics, and development practitioners from across the world to discuss how to achieve truly inclusive growth and development. Participants will share policy-relevant findings, discuss the challenges faced...
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has imposed economic costs and burdens on African countries that have compromised the implementation of development strategies and policies, and of international development cooperation. The lockdowns that were introduced in mid-...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 to Wednesday, September 16, 2020
The virtual meeting is organized in the context of south-south knowledge sharing, learning and exchange on extending social protection to migrant workers. It will bring together a community of practice on social protection to share Inter-RECs and country...
Africa, Africa - General
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
Sunday, March 22, 2020 to Tuesday, March 24, 2020
The CSAE Conference is an annual three-day event with a broad focus on issues that are relevant for economic development in Africa.
There will undoubtedly be implications for the conference programme, and we will be publishing a revised programme by Tuesday...
United Kingdom, Europe
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 to Thursday, February 27, 2020
Malgré des situations politiques, sociales et économiques très différentes, l’Europe et l’Afrique font face à des défis communs en matière d’accès à l’emploi et de protection sociale. La sécurisation des systèmes de protection sociale, d’accès à l’emploi des...
Africa, Ivory Coast
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 to Thursday, January 23, 2020
The Government's ‘New Direction’ and the Medium-Term National Development Plan (PRSP 4 Paper) pays attention to social protection and the Social Protection Policy. The policy is forward-looking, particularly on the “Free Quality Education” programme, and how...
Africa, Sierra Leone
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...