Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Speaking at the board of governors meeting, ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa said the region can emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic even stronger than before by addressing climate, inequality, infrastructure, regional cooperation and resource mobilisation...
Monday, May 3, 2021
As the second wave of Covid-19 infections stretches out and spreads across the country, policymakers will need to use food and cash transfers to help out the most vulnerable sections of society. While the government has stayed away from a nationwide...
Thursday, April 29, 2021
The World Bank’s Board of Directors endorsed today a new four-year assistance strategy for the Palestinian territories. The strategy will continue to support resilience of livelihoods and service delivery and will put greater emphasis on transformational...
Asia, Palestinian Territory
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
On April 14, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI presided over the signing of three framework agreements to generalize obligatory health insurance for a wide range of social categories, including professionals, self-employed workers, and non-salaried individuals...
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Touted as “employee welfare” schemes since the 1950s, both have failed their clients since birthing and in COVID.
Covid reminds us that a modern state is a welfare state — governments worldwide launched 1,600 plus new social protection programmes in...
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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The labour status of people working in the online platform economy is key to their socio-economic protection. But it has proven a difficult issue for courts and...
Monday, April 19, 2021
The experience of interstate migrant workers calls for a supportive policy framework. A multi-pronged strategy with the involvement of Central, State and local governments supported by community-based organizations is urgently required to address vexed...
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Morocco’s plan to generalize social protection and safety nets is on track. Concrete measures, spurred by King Mohammed VI, have been taken to strengthen welfare with the aim of achieving social justice and promoting the health offer.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Governments need to tailor their financial support to citizens and organizations in response to COVID-19. The IMF recommends targeted support to vulnerable houses and focused support to viable firms. Support also needs to focus on a green, digital, and...
America, United States, Asia, China, Europe, United Kingdom
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
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The Global Child Nutrition Foundation shares key insights into the impact of school meal programs, and how...
Africa, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Asia, India