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...
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 14, 2019 to Friday, October 18, 2019
The World Social Security Forum will take place in Brussels, Belgium, from 14 to 18 October 2019. It will be hosted by the public social security institutions of Belgium.
The Forum is the largest and most important international event for social security....
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
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 to Thursday, September 19, 2019
The International Conference on Resilient Social Protection for an Inclusive Future aims to support the Government of Nepal to deliver in its vision to deliver a core package of social protection for all and become a more prosperous nation, with a focus on...
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...
Monday, August 19, 2019 to Sunday, September 22, 2019
This course emphasizes the urgency of developing human capital in meeting the challenges of the coming decades. Developing countries will need to take rapid action to invest in their people as innovation continues to accelerate. Themes in the course include:...
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, 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...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 to Thursday, July 25, 2019
Want to learn more about the economics behind international development? How can we stimulate economic growth, reduce poverty and help people in developing countries? Join us for a live, 24-hour “Econothon” where experts from the World Bank Group and beyond...