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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
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
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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...
Partnering for Impact: How to Strengthen Partnerships with Business to...
Sep 16, 2014
With one year to go until the adoption of a new global development agenda, this event will focus on the practicalities of how best to deliver the new framework and SDG...
Approach Paper: Special Programs Evaluation
Sep 16, 2014
Source: Office of Evaluation and Supervision The evaluation seeks to shed light on whether the current practice and arrangements for allocating $100 million from Ordinary...
Finance and Employment Formalization: Evidence from Mexico's Income-...
Sep 16, 2014
Source :IDB This paper studies the relationship between financial slack and employment formalization by exploiting heterogeneity in industry-level financial dependence in the...
Social Security for All: Building social protection floors and...
Sep 16, 2014
Source: ILO This document lays out the social security strategy of the InternationalLabour Organization as agreed by a consensus of governments and workers’ and employers’...
Equity in Health Systems
Sep 16, 2014
Source: PAHO The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has experienced remarkable progress in terms of economic development and health outcomes, enjoying a relatively good...
The Effects of Conditional Cash Transfers on Social Engagement and Trust...
Sep 16, 2014
Source: German Development Institute (DIE) Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programmes have rapidly expanded throughout the developing world. These programmes have been...
Women’s Entrepreneurial Venture Scope
Sep 15, 2014
Source: MIF Women entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean are potentially one of the greatest underutilised resources in the region. More than almost anywhere else,...
Food Security and the Need for Responsible Investment Guidelines
Sep 15, 2014
Source: Council on Foreign Relations Over eight hundred million people in the world do not have enough to eat. In fact, hunger kills more people every year than malaria, AIDS...
Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index and Tackling Interlocking Deprivations in...
Sep 15, 2014
Source: UNDP Research into multidimensional poverty has gathered momentum in the last half decade, most notably in the aftermath of the global food and financial crises of...
Productive Spillovers of Social Cash Transfers in Africa: A Local Economy-...
Sep 15, 2014
Source: UNDP Many countries around the globe, including in sub-Saharan Africa,have implemented social cash transfers (SCTs) as a new line of attack against extreme poverty....
South-south volunteering: From one developing country to another
Sep 12, 2014
Source: Devex Fred Kasozi works for a small organization focused on creating livelihoods in Uganda. But in early 2013, he left that job to become a volunteer in a provincial...
Social and Solidarity Economy and the Challenge of Sustainable Development
Sep 12, 2014
Source: UNRISD This position paper has been prepared by members and observers of the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy. It responds to...
The Political Economy of Pension Re-Reform in Chile and Argentina
Sep 12, 2014
Source: UNRISD This paper argues that reforms implemented in 2008, the re-nationalization of the private pension funds in Argentina and the introduction of a social pension...
OECD Employment Outlook 2014
Sep 12, 2014
Source: OECD The OECD Employment Outlook 2014 marks the 20th Anniversary of the OECD Jobs Strategy and includes chapters on recent labour market developments with a special...

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