Monday, June 21, 2021 to Thursday, June 24, 2021
The course draws of a rich history of social protection work at IDS and is led by Stephen Devereux and Rachel Sabates-Wheeler (Co-Directors of the Centre for Social Protection), who have extensive experience in providing social protection training against the...
Europe, United Kingdom
Thursday, October 15, 2020
For more than half a century, social protection has been firmly anchored as a human right that States are obligated to guarantee. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critical role well-designed, coordinated and implemented social protection systems play...
Tuesday, October 06, 2020 to Wednesday, October 07, 2020
The workshop is being jointly organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), subregional headquarters for the Caribbean and Social Development Division, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the United Nations Human...
America, Trinidad and Tobago
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, July 21, 2020 to Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Although remarkable progress has been made in reducing extreme poverty globally, approximately 264 million people are still living below the poverty line. Over 1.1 billion people are also at risk of being pushed back into poverty, with limited social...
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
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 to Thursday, July 02, 2020
As the 21st century transitions into a new decade, 453 million people across Asia and the Pacific still defecate in the open, while 1.2 billion people have no access to basic sanitation services. Of these numbers, 72% live in rural areas.
The ADB Sanitation...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic poses an unprecedented challenge to societies worldwide and its consequent economic and social impact has triggered an unparalleled crisis, with a disproportionate impact on the most marginalized. Recovery efforts can help to steer the...
Monday, June 22, 2020 to Thursday, June 25, 2020
Further your knowledge of approaches to social protection and gain the skills to improve policies and programmes for positive social change.
Get up to speed with current knowledge, evidence and practice of social protection. You will broaden your knowledge...
Europe, United Kingdom
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will present on Tuesday, June 16 a joint report entitled Preventing the COVID-19 crisis from becoming a food crisis....