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Source: IDB The IDB has been one of the main supporters of the large expansion of conditional cash transfers (CCTs) in Latin America and the Caribbean over the last 15 years... read more
WHAT IS BRAZIL’S “CADASTRO ÚNICO” (UNIFIED REGISTRY) SOCIAL PROGRAMS AND HOW DOES IT WORK?   The Brazilian Unified Registry was the main tool that enabled the Government... read more
Source: International Social Security Association This comparative study of the International Social Security Association ISSA presents the diverse approaches of the BRICS... read more
Source: The Observer Representatives from the Organisation of American States (OAS) and the Caribbean Community (Caricom) have ended a visit to Jamaica where they examined... read more
By Alejandro Valencia
  Representatives of six countries of the Caribbean are today meeting with members of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Jamaica in a regional study tour organized... read more
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Innovation, Monetary Incentives and Services for Children
Aug 29, 2014
Source: IDB Blog Peru has an innovative plan to provide monetary incentives to the regions of the country that guarantee health care coverage and nutrition services for...
Teen Pregnancy in Mexico
Aug 29, 2014
Source: IDB Blog What do we know about teen pregnancy in Mexico? In Mexico, 31.2% of teen girls ages 15 to 19 are sexually active [link in Spanish], and over half (56%) of...
Jobs and social security needed as income inequality widens, UNDP warns
Aug 29, 2014
Source: The Guardian More investment in jobs and social security, and the introduction of laws that offer vulnerable people greater protection, are required to halt the...
Women essential to improving food security
Aug 29, 2014
Source: Radio Australia The question of global food security is up for debate in Canberra at the Crawford Fund's annual conference, where delegates are focussed on how to...
Digest August 29, 2014
Aug 29, 2014
To begin with, we would like to invite you to join us on Wednesday, September 3rd at 11 AM (Washington DC time) for the 12th edition of the Inter-American Social Protection...
The Evolution of Income Distribution in Latin America 2001–2011
Aug 28, 2014
Source: IPC Latin America has historically been considered one of the regions with the highest levels of socio-economic inequalities in the world. All countries in the region...
A Substitute for Substitution: Bolsa Familia's Effects on the...
Aug 28, 2014
Source: UNDP Evidence suggests that insufficient household income can lead to labour supplementation by children and adolescents. The pressure on them to enter the labour...
Engaging With the Private Sector in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Aug 28, 2014
Source: Business Fights Poverty Philippe Scholtès and Tim Wall consider the new forms of partnership required to implement innovative business models that respond to...
New Public Policies for New Latin American Scenarios
Aug 28, 2014
Source: Blog Humanum Social public policy from the 90s and the beginning of the 21st century were implemented under the common denominator of universal service coverage, the...
Approach Paper: Comparative Case Studies: Review of IDB Support to...
Aug 27, 2014
Source: IDB The IDB has been one of the main supporters of the large expansion of conditional cash transfers (CCTs) in Latin America and the Caribbean over the last 15 years...
The IDB and Technology in Education: How to Promote Effective Programs?
Aug 27, 2014
Source: IDB Today, there is a general consensus about the fact that a high level of learning is important for economic growth. However, students in Latin America and the...
DIPS 12 - What is Brazil’s “Cadastro Único” (Unified Registry) for social...
Aug 27, 2014
WHAT IS BRAZIL’S “CADASTRO ÚNICO” (UNIFIED REGISTRY) SOCIAL PROGRAMS AND HOW DOES IT WORK?   The Brazilian Unified Registry was the main tool that enabled the Government...
Social Security Coverage Extension in the BRICS
Aug 26, 2014
Source: International Social Security Association This comparative study of the International Social Security Association ISSA presents the diverse approaches of the BRICS...
Adva Saldinger: 11 Tips for Successful Shared Value Partnerships
Aug 26, 2014
Source: Business Fights Poverty A familiar trope of mismatched timelines, lack of understanding and low levels of trust can threaten the success of development partnerships....
The Post-2015 Development Goals Need to Address Migration—And It Looks...
Aug 26, 2014
Souce: Center for Global Development Government officials across the world will sit down in conference rooms over the next year to rebuild the global development policy...

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