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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...
The future we want
Sep 19, 2014
Source: Devex We have made great strides on the increased survival and health of women and children since the Millennium Development Goals were launched in 2000. Thanks to...
Public policies for equality: Towards universal social protection systems
Sep 19, 2014
Source: ECLAC Irrespective of the heterogeneity of their social protection systems, we believe it is important for all countries to enhance knowledge on the design of public...
Social Inclusion and the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda
Sep 19, 2014
Source: UNRISD The 1995 World Summit for Social Development outlined a vision of an inclusive society as a ‘society for all’ in which every individual, each with rights and...
Welfare: Theoretical and Analytical Paradigms
Sep 19, 2014
Source: UNRISD The paper reviews paradigms of welfare, principally the industrialization thesis, the three worlds of welfare and social investment states and shows how these...
FAO and Brazil support the School Feeding Program in Sao Tome and Principe
Sep 18, 2014
Source: FAO A delegation of experts from the Brazilian Agency for Cooperation (ABC), the National Fund for School Development (FNDE) and FAO met with representatives from the...
Implementing a school feeding programme in Cabo Verde
Sep 18, 2014
Source: FAO After taking over responsibility for managing the national school feeding programme in September 2010, the Government of Cabo Verde requested technical support...
What's next for the Global Partnership for Education?
Sep 18, 2014
Source: Devex At least 58 million children worldwide are still out of school. The international development community knows very well that educating children — especially...
South-South cooperation: Protecting indigenous peoples from NTDs
Sep 18, 2014
Source: Devex Last week, the international development community celebrated the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation, an opportunity for stakeholders to examine how...
Global Inequality: What to Address?
Sep 17, 2014
Source: Huffington Post Piketty and rising inequality We normally would not expect a seven-hundred-page scholarly tomb full of numbers and figures written by an academic to...
Infographic: Understanding hunger and malnutrition
Sep 17, 2014
Source: FAO See more information at: http://www.fao.org/about/meetings/icn2/en/;  
IDB launches ideas lab to promote development through digital platforms
Sep 17, 2014
Source: IDB The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched GobAPP.com, an ideas lab for new digital tools that brings citizens closer to their governments and...
A Healthy Dose of Good News in Global Health
Sep 17, 2014
Source: Center for Global Development A healthy dose of anything often comes with a pinch; in this case it’s that we have much more to learn about overcoming the challenges...
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...