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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
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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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...
Latin America and the Caribbean: Tenacious and Less Vulnerable
Aug 26, 2014
Source: Blog Humanum This year we lost Gabriel Garcia Már    quez, I remember a sentence from his 1982 Nobel Prize acceptance speech: “Neither floods nor plagues, neither...
The World Demands a Paradigm Shift: Moving Towards Empowered Development
Aug 26, 2014
Source: Humanum Blog We keep thinking that sustainability is just another development topic in our countries. Today, it is the only topic. Daily we see that everything is...
What is the damage reduction perspective and why is it key to reaching...
Aug 26, 2014
Source: Blog Humanum “We will not put an end to AIDS without first worrying about the people, without ensuring that people living with and affected by the epidemic is part of...
IASPN Cooperation Exchange PATH Study Tour
Aug 26, 2014
The Inter-American Social Protection Network (IASPN) and the Organization of American States (OAS) have offered an ideal space and the tools for countries of the region to...
OAS team examines Jamaica’s PATH programme
Aug 26, 2014
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...
Extending Social Security to All
Aug 25, 2014
Source: ILO The financial, fiscal and economic affordability and sustainability of social protection systems has become – rightly or wrongly – a major concern for countries...
Reversing Pension Privatization: The Experience of Argentina, Bolivia,...
Aug 25, 2014
Source: ILO This paper systematically compares and evaluates the reforms of private pensions systems in Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, and Hungary due to initial failures in...
How investing in women drives MDG success
Aug 25, 2014
Source: Devex The great lesson of the Millennium Development Goals is that women hold the key to development, and the countries that have delivered the greatest gains in...
Not an oxymoron: Financial sustainability for non-profit social enterprise
Aug 25, 2014
Source: Devex Historically, the prevailing belief in the development community was that achieving financial sustainability meant sacrificing a high level of impact. While the...

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