Sunday, November 24, 2019 to Friday, November 29, 2019
100 years of social security: the road to universal social protection
The social protection week will be organized during the “historical” month of the first International Labour Conference that took place from 29 October – 29 November 1919 (with first GB...
Monday, October 28, 2019 to Friday, November 08, 2019
The Social Protection & Jobs Core Courses are comprised of three parallel trainings on: (1) Social Safety Nets, (2) Pensions, and (3) Jobs and Migration Policies, and will be held from October 28 - November 8, 2019, at the World Bank HQ in Washington,...
America, United States
Monday, September 23, 2019
On 23 September 2019, a high-level meeting on universal health coverage will be held at the United Nations General Assembly. The meeting, ‘Universal Health Coverage: Moving Together to Build a Healthier World’, will bring together heads of state, political...
America, United States
Monday, September 09, 2019 to Tuesday, September 10, 2019
The PEGNet conference 2019 will provide a platform for leading development scholars, practitioners and policy-makers to reflect on the determinants, elements, impacts and linkages of effective social protection schemes. In particular, the conference will seek...
Sunday, September 08, 2019 to Wednesday, September 11, 2019
The conference theme is Social Protection & Human Dignity.
The focus of all symposia, seminars, workshops and presentation should be related to Social Protection & Human Dignity. The following key aspects should guide all contributions and be covered...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 to Thursday, August 15, 2019
The Southern African Social Protection Experts Network (SASPEN) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Zambia (FES) have the pleasure to convene the 2019 International SASPEN Annual Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa from 14-15 August 2019.
The SASPEN (Southern...
Africa, South Africa
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 to Thursday, July 25, 2019
The regional workshop aims to discuss implementation strategies on household surveys through the introduction and discussion of several studies commissioned by ESCWA on the availability of information and data gaps in existing household surveys in the Arab...
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Large-scale shocks in the Caribbean have become more severe, recurrent and long-term. This poses formidable challenges for the region’s small island nations to protect people from collective risks and maintain economic, social and developmental gains. In...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 to Wednesday, June 26, 2019
This event is part of a series of conferences resulting from the Call for Papers “Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?” which was launched by the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The global poverty rate fell from 36% in 1990 to 10% in 2015, or by a billion people. At the same time, inequality rose across the world, particularly in China and India, which have driven the decline in global poverty. Social protection is playing an...