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How does civil society view its role in collaborating with government on social protection policies and programs? IASPN’s First-ever Virtual Consultation with Civil Society ... read more
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Video - Diploma on Social Protection for the Americas Organization of American States (OAS) - Inter-American Social Protection Network (IASPN) Pontificia Universidad Católica... read more
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Strengthening Ministries of Social Development in the Americas through Participatory Gender Assessment (PGA)
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Five years after its launch, the Inter-American Social Protection Network continues to foster a dynamic exchange of ideas and expertise on one of the most pressing challenges... read more
By International Labour Organization
Social protection policies play a critical role in realizing the human right to social security for all, reducing poverty and inequality, and supporting inclusive growth – by... read more
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Building a world without extreme poverty within one generation: Day 2
Nov 26, 2014
During the first day of the International Seminar “A World without Poverty”, the panellists attempted to provide a definition of poverty, introducing key concepts such as the...
Specialists and policymakers discuss tools for measuring and reducing...
Nov 26, 2014
Social development policy models aimed at overcoming poverty and extreme poverty represent major topics of discussion, especially in light of the Millennium Development Goals...
Digest November 7, 2014
Nov 25, 2014
The IASPN was established five years ago in response to mandates of the Social Development Ministerial Forum and the Summits of the Americas. Since then, adding to the...
CCTs in Nicaragua - Join the J-PAL Training Webinar in Paris, December 5th!
Nov 25, 2014
Poverty Action Lab are holding a webinar this month, featuring J-PAL’s affiliated professor Karen Macours who will present findings from her and several coauthors’ study on...
Freedom of Choice is a Feature of a World without Poverty
Nov 25, 2014
Freedom of choice for all individuals, freedom to pursue opportunities, heightened security and guaranteed human rights are the pillars of what experts define as "a...
World Social Protection Report 2014-15: Building economic recovery,...
Nov 24, 2014
The World Social Protection Report 2014-15 provides a global overview of social protection systems and policy. Following a life-cycle approach, it reviews social protection...
Seminar - Mexico’s Conditional Cash Transfer Program: Progresa /...
Nov 24, 2014
Seminar Mexico’s Conditional Cash Transfer Program: Progresa/Oportunidades Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm Featuring Susan Parker Professor of Economics Center...
Ecuador to improve provision of social services with support from IDB
Nov 24, 2014
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved an $80 million loan for Ecuador, designed to improve links among and services provided by the ministries of Health,...
Ecuador to improve provision of social services with support from IDB
Nov 24, 2014
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved an $80 million loan for Ecuador, designed to improve links among and services provided by the ministries of Health,...
Social promotion and protection of children and adolescents in Haiti
Nov 21, 2014
This document presents the socio-demographic profile of children and adolescents in Haiti and the major challenges they face, analyzing each sector - education, food security...
Countries vow to combat malnutrition through firm policies and actions
Nov 20, 2014
In a major step towards eradicating malnutrition worldwide, over 170 countries today made a number of concrete commitments and adopted a series of recommendations on policies...
Social Protection Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Peru
Nov 20, 2014
In the past decade Peru has undergone great economic and social changes.The country has experienced rapid economic growth, accompanied by increased social policy efforts....
Inclusive Growth Bulletin - November 2014
Nov 20, 2014
Welcome to the Thirty-sixth Inclusive Growth Bulletin covering South-South Learning on innovative poverty reduction strategies. The November 2014 issue launches new...
How Cash Transfers Create Businesses?
Nov 19, 2014
The creation of small, but formal, enterprises is one of the engines for the process of economic growth with poverty reduction. Among all kinds of policy thought to foster...
Social Protection Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Argentina
Nov 18, 2014
The social protection regime in Argentina has undergone changes over the past two decades. From the early 1990s until the 2001/02 crisis, privatisation of social security and...

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