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Presidente of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos mentioned in his speech a series of south-south cooperation activities on MPI, among which he identfied a joint OAS/DPS/OPHI... read more
The OAS Department of Social Inclusion and the Executive Secretary for Integral Development met with Minister Héctor Ramón Cárdenas from the Secretaría de Acción Social (SAS... read more
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The purpose of this publication is to contribute to discussions on the progress and challenges facing the economic, social, and cultural rights agenda in the region by... read more
INTERSECTORAL WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL PROTECTION AND EMPLOYMENT "Toward an intersectoral focus on social protection in the Americas: Labor, social development and social security... read more
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Video - Diploma on Social Protection for the Americas Organization of American States (OAS) - Inter-American Social Protection Network (IASPN) Pontificia Universidad Católica... read more
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Oxfam Report: Extreme Inequality in Mexico
Jun 30, 2015
The gap between rich and poor is hurting us. If we do not put a stop to it, it will hinder the fight against poverty and pose a threat to Mexico's sustainable growth. But it...
Brief #2 | UNRISD: Inequalities and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Jun 29, 2015
Income inequalities between and within countries have worsened in recent decades. Gender inequalities are narrowing at a snail’s pace. Citizenship and location continue to...
Visualize Inequality: Dashboard that can help tailor policies and programs
Jun 25, 2015
Promoting a society where the productive potential of every individual is harnessed - irrespective of gender, region, ethnicity or parental socio-economic status - is...
Working to End Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean--Workers, Jobs,...
Jun 24, 2015
While LAC continues its progress towards becoming a middle-class region, in 2013 poverty reduction was slower than in previous years. The bottom 40 percent of the population...
Creating Sustainable Livelihoods for the Poorest: Results from the RCT...
Jun 23, 2015
CGAP, Ford Foundation, IPA, and J-PAL hosted a half-day event unveiling recently released results from the rigorous Randomized Control Trial (RCT) Impact Assessments...
The case for a regional equity agenda: More rights for more people
Jun 23, 2015
Author: Alexandra N. Barrantes, Chief Section, Equity Promotion Section, Department of Social Inclusion, OAS The OAS has a leading role as a regional organization in...
TACKLING THE LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN THE AMERICAS: LAUNCH OF THE INTER‐...
Jun 22, 2015
                       The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) launched the first‐ever Inter‐American Task Force to...
Launch of the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2015
Jun 22, 2015
You are invited to join the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) at a special event that combines the launch of the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index...
Launch of the joint publication: Toward Universal Health Coverage and...
Jun 19, 2015
This event is being hosted by Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, PAHO/WHO Director, during the 156th Session of the Executive Committee meeting. Dr. Tim Evans, Senior Director of the...
The new platform on Social Protection and Human Rights is ready!
Jun 18, 2015
The UNRISD is pleased to announce the pre-release of the brand new website! It has a new look, user-friendly navigation, and the latest information on social protection and...
Social protection, taxation and inequality
Jun 18, 2015
The expansion of social protection in low- and middle-income countries (LICs and MICs) over the last two decades has been accompanied by a growing number of studies of the (...
Causes and Consequences of Income Inequality: A Global Perspective
Jun 18, 2015
Widening income inequality is the defining challenge of our time. In advanced economies, the gap between the rich and poor is at its highest level in decades. Inequality...
Infographic about 10 things to know about evaluation
Jun 18, 2015
Evaluation is essential to global development. Here are 10 things you need to know: http://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/odi-assets/publications-opinio...
Seguro Popular: Mexico’s progress in protecting the right to health
Jun 18, 2015
Seguro Popular helped reduce inequality by guaranteeing broad health coverage to the roughly 50% of Mexicans who were not enrolled in the traditional insurance programs....
Tackling the Leading Causes of Death in the Americas: Launch of the Inter-...
Jun 17, 2015
Join the OAS, PAHO and the Permanent Mission of Trinidad and Tobago for the launch of the first-ever Inter-American Task Force to tackle the leading causes of death in the...

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