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Historically, poverty levels have been defined by income-based measures and indexes throughout most of the world. Recently, some countries in the region have sought to... read more
Source: OPHI The Department for National Prosperity (DPS) of the Government of Colombia, the Inter-American Social Protection Network (IASPN), and OPHI co-organised a three-... read more
What is the role of civil society / non-governmental sector in social protection? What are the biggest challenges that arise in the interaction and coordination with the... read more
By Oliver Azuara Herrera, Odette Maciel, Benjamin Roseth
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
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IASPN Virtual Consultation with non-governmental Actors
Sep 12, 2014
What is the role of civil society / non-governmental sector in social protection? What are the biggest challenges that arise in the interaction and coordination with the...
World Bank Core Course on Social Safety Nets
Oct 22, 2014
The two-week "core course" is offered by the World Bank’s Social Protection practice aims to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the conceptual and...
Brochure - World Bank Core Course on Social Safety Nets
Oct 22, 2014
Brochure with description of the World Bank Core Course in Social Safety Nets
Devex partnerships forum bridges the global-local gap in Addis Ababa
Oct 22, 2014
Global development is going local — what will that look like a decade from now? The message from Ethiopia this week is that the answer will hinge on a new vision of...
Inclusive Growth Bulletin - October 2014
Oct 22, 2014
The October 2014 issue launches new publications on social programmes and job promotion strategies for the youth in BRICS countries, Indonesia’s cash tranfer programme...
Gender and poverty interventions: 5 ways to get it right in 2015
Oct 22, 2014
In 1975, the United Nations held the first World Conference on Women in Mexico City. Planned to coincide with the U.N.’s International Women’s Year, the gathering triggered...
IASPN 5th anniversary: 5 years Exchanging Experiences and Expanding...
Oct 15, 2014
IASPN 5th anniversary: 5 years Exchanging Experiences and Expanding Opportunities Celebrating in September 2014 five years of existence, the Inter-American Social Protection...
Agriculture, Social Protection and the From Protection to Production (PtoP...
Oct 09, 2014
Agriculture, Social Protection and the From Protection to Production (PtoP) programme Friday 10 October, 09:00-12:00, Rome, Italy (web streaming available at: http://webcast...
Countries of the Americas agree to promote health in all public policies...
Sep 30, 2014
Source: PAHO Health officials from the Americas today approved a plan of action to include health in all public policies that can impact the well-being of the population. The...
Ministers of health from PAHO member countries will debate universal...
Sep 30, 2014
Source: PAHO Washington, D.C., 29 September 2014 (PAHO/WHO) – High-level health officials from throughout the Americas today urged collective action by the region’s countries...
Equity-Oriented Monitoring in the Context of Universal Health Coverage
Sep 30, 2014
Source: The Public Library of Science Monitoring inequalities in health is fundamental to the equitable and progressive realization of universal health coverage (UHC). A...
Our Invisible Rich
Sep 30, 2014
Source: The New York Times They have become so wealthy that most Americans can’t imagine how much they’re worth.
‘Breaking Through’ - The Remarkable Progress of Inclusive Business
Sep 29, 2014
Source: Business Fights Poverty The first flagship report of Business Call to Action (BCtA) reviewing 5 years, shows strong evidence of progress made by BCtA member companies...
World of Work: Migrant workers are not a commodity
Sep 29, 2014
Source: ILO Recent tragedies involving migrant workers made ILO Director-General Guy Ryder choose migration as a subject for his Conference report. World of Work discusses...
2014: The State of the Global Partnership for Development
Sep 29, 2014
Source: UN In its latest report, the MDG Gap Task Force found much progress towards achieving the goals set under MDG 8. There was a notable increase in official development...

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