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Organized by UNRISD on behalf of the partners of Social Protection and Human Rights, an online resource platform, this is the second of a series of activities taking place... read more
Organized by UNRISD, the ILO and the OHCHR on behalf of the partners of Social Protection and Human Rights, an online resource platform, this is the first of a series of... read more
Organized by the Government of Brazil, the Central Union of Favelas, UNESCO and the World Bank    
Organized by OAS, PAHO and ECLAC. This meeting has the following objectives: - Bring together key international and regional stakeholders such as Permanent Missions to the... read more
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  The World Bank Group's State of Social Safety Nets 2015 Report was officially launched to the media and public last week week. The complete web package is now available on... read more
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Finding Ways Forward: Challenges and Opportunities in Creating Rights-...
Sep 04, 2015
Organized by UNRISD on behalf of the partners of Social Protection and Human Rights, an online resource platform, this is the second of a series of activities taking place...
Overcoming Exclusion and Promoting Rights: Challenges and Opportunities in...
Sep 04, 2015
Organized by UNRISD, the ILO and the OHCHR on behalf of the partners of Social Protection and Human Rights, an online resource platform, this is the first of a series of...
Urban Poverty and Development in Brazil: the periphery at the center of...
Sep 04, 2015
Organized by the Government of Brazil, the Central Union of Favelas, UNESCO and the World Bank    
Implementing the Inter-American Convention on Protecting the Human Rights...
Sep 02, 2015
Organized by OAS, PAHO and ECLAC. This meeting has the following objectives: - Bring together key international and regional stakeholders such as Permanent Missions to the...
Post-2015 Agenda: UN Open consultation on the global indicator framework
Aug 20, 2015
What do we know (and what not) about safety nets in urban areas?
Aug 11, 2015
Cities are magnets of opportunity: they offer better standards of living than rural areas, and will soon house 75% of the global economy. But when demand for housing, jobs,...
Cutting back workers' protection does not lead to stronger growth
Aug 10, 2015
As the global financial crisis peaked in 2008, some countries, notably in Europe, introduced legislative changes that reduced the level of protection for workers. Against the...
How best to measure child poverty?
Aug 06, 2015
In July, the British government announced a change in the target for child poverty in the UK, moving away from a measure based on income to focusing on the “root causes” of...
Results of the Addis Ababa Conference on Financing for Development
Jul 31, 2015
Broad support for policies and actions that will generate resources in support of the implementation of a new sustainable development agenda emerged from the United Nations...
The importance of using a rights-based approach to achieving social...
Jul 30, 2015
Isabel Ortiz, director of ILO’s Social Protection Department, explains the importance of using a rights-based approach to achieving social protection for all in this second...
How many people were left behind by unequal growth during the MDG period?
Jul 30, 2015
Worsening inequality is a key challenge of our time. Evidence from Oxfam illustrates that next year, if current trends continue, the richest 1% of humanity will own half of...
From Protection to Production (PtoP) Exploring the linkages and...
Jul 30, 2015
The From Protection to Production (PtoP) project is a multi-country impact evaluation of cash transfers in sub-Saharan Africa. The project is a collaborative effort between...
Why social protection holds the key to fighting hunger
Jul 29, 2015
What happens when money is given directly to people living in dire conditions? Will children be better nourished? Will families be more productive or will they become...
The Road to Comprehensive Social Protection for Children in Latin America
Jul 29, 2015
The implementation or expansion of financial support for families with children in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay represented an important step forward in the field of...
Anti-Poverty Schemes Instead of Social Protection
Jul 24, 2015
This paper examines the extent to which poverty reduction schemes and targeting replaced the incomplete framework of social protection and universality in Latin America over...

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