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 Under the topic of "Equity and Social Inclusion: Overcoming inequality towards more inclusive societies" the delegation of Paraguay presented to the Member States of the... read more
By IASPN / February 2016
The Organization of American States (OAS), through the Department of Social Inclusion and the Inter-American Social Protection Network (RIPSO), signed a cooperation... read more
By Save the Children
This report examines the situation of children living in poverty in countries around the world. It looks at the drivers that underpin child poverty, and why it persists, in... read more
By IPC-IG
Extending social protection to the rural population in lower-income countries is a global priority, with both workfare and welfare playing significant roles. Workfare makes... read more
By IDS
Evidence suggests that social protection is likely to experience further expansion in the future, becoming a response to income inequality and social inequities as well as to... read more
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The New Urban Agenda must prompt planners to recognize informal labour
Feb 12, 2016
Urban informal workers represent the broad base of the urban economy in most developing countries. On average, these account for well over half of the urban workforce and,...
Why School Integration Helps Students Grow
Feb 11, 2016
Lawful racial segregation has ended sixty years ago, but racial and socioeconomic division still remains in the education sector, and even worsening. According to A New Wave...
Changing Trends in Inequality in Mexico
Feb 10, 2016
What could be the possible causes behind deepening inequality? According to the Rise and Fall of Income Inequality in Mexico, 1989–2010, a Working Paper published by United...
ECLAC Releases Statistical Yearbook 2015
Feb 09, 2016
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) released yesterday the Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2015, in which a...
Inequality is reaching its extremes, Oxfam says
Feb 08, 2016
As the world's economy is growing, so is inequality. Emerging economies, such as China and India, have been able to substantially reduce their poverty levels and their...
Digest December 22, 2015
Feb 07, 2016
OAS announces Third Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development 2016: The Permanent Mission of Paraguay to the OAS formalized the offer of the Ministry of...
What you need to know about the agenda for the Third Meeting of Ministers...
Feb 05, 2016
 Under the topic of "Equity and Social Inclusion: Overcoming inequality towards more inclusive societies" the delegation of Paraguay presented to the Member States of the...
The OAS and Commitment to Equity (CEQ) signed an agreement to tackle...
Feb 05, 2016
The Organization of American States (OAS), through the Department of Social Inclusion and the Inter-American Social Protection Network (RIPSO), signed a cooperation...
What data can do to fight poverty
Feb 04, 2016
IF social scientists and policy makers have learned anything about how to help the world’s poorest people, it’s not to trust our intuitions or anecdotal evidence about what...
Event: Trajectories of Inequality in Brazil
Feb 03, 2016
The challenges Brazil faces nowadays, in particular the ongoing crisis of governance and a deep economic recession, raise important questions about the country’ s capacity to...
Event: Social Protection: policies, programmes and evidence
Feb 03, 2016
The deadline for applications to the Centre for Social Protection (CSP) short course ‘Social Protection: policies, programmes and evidence’ is 12 February 2016.  This 4-day...
Finding common political ground on poverty
Feb 03, 2016
Even as substantive legislation in Washington remained largely bogged down by bitter partisan mistrust, some of the leading thinkers on opposite sides of the ideological...
Agenda for the Third Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social...
Jan 29, 2016
Under the topic of "Equity and Social Inclusion: Overcoming inequality towards more inclusive societies" the delegation of Paraguay presented to the Member States of the...
5 ideas to monitor and evaluate your Social Protection Programs
Jan 27, 2016
Rigorous evaluations that produce ‘hard’ evidence have been important for the spread of social protection programs. They have played a role in the shift towards evidence-...
ILO Report: World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO) 2016
Jan 25, 2016
Continuing high rates of unemployment worldwide and chronic vulnerable employment in many emerging and developing economies are still deeply affecting the world of work,...

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