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Blog Post by IDB What are the main challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean regarding social protection? How should the region prepare for population aging? Is there a... read more
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Go straight to application submission 1 Background United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) has started a new project ‘The... read more
OAS Permanent Council Approves the Plan of Action of the Social Charter of the Americas   February 11, 2015  The member states of the Organization of American States (OAS)... read more
INTERSECTORAL WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL PROTECTION AND EMPLOYMENT "Toward an intersectoral focus on social protection in the Americas: Labor, social development and social security... read more
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Edit a Member Country or Partner Profile
Mar 04, 2015
Member Countries and Partners may be viewed by clicking on Members in the main menu. Click on the respective country flag or partner logo to access the member profile and...
Social Protection Outlook
Mar 04, 2015
The Social Protection Platform replaces the former Global Extension of Social Security (GESS) Platform. It is the International Labour Office's global knowledge sharing...
More Than Cash Transfers: Training Jamaica’s Poor for Sustainable...
Mar 04, 2015
Over the past two decades, several Latin American and Caribbean countries have transferred cash to poor families in exchange for meeting certain conditions, such as sending...
Could an Increase in Education Raise Income Inequality? Evidence for Latin...
Mar 04, 2015
This paper explores the direct effect of an education expansion on the level of earnings inequality by carrying out microsimulations for most Latin American countries. We...
Economic growth is not enough, says UNDP with a call to "...
Mar 03, 2015
Not just economic growth satisfies to continue reducing poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean. This was a keynote from the United Nations Development...
Policies and care provision in Latin America: A view of regional...
Mar 03, 2015
This study identifies the key challenges facing the region in the domain of care provision. To that end it describes, analyses and discusses the concept of care, the rights...
Peru still focused on social inclusion to reduce inequality
Mar 03, 2015
Sixteen months before the end of his administration, Peruvian President Ollanta Humala reaffirmed the government is still focused on growth and social inclusion to reduce...
Wider Angle Newsletter - February 2015
Mar 02, 2015
Read UNU Wider's newsletter at http://www.wider.unu.edu/widerangle_newsletter/2015/en_GB/02-2015-wider-...
An award for your research on social protection
Feb 27, 2015
Blog Post by IDB What are the main challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean regarding social protection? How should the region prepare for population aging? Is there a...
Fertility and Distributive Changes in Latin America
Feb 26, 2015
In the last decades, Latin American countries have experienced a decrease in the number of average children per household, which did not occur evenly along the income...
Progress Indicators for Measuring Rights under the Protocol of San Salvador
Feb 25, 2015
The purpose of this publication is to contribute to discussions on the progress and challenges facing the economic, social, and cultural rights agenda in the region by...
Who has been hungry?
Feb 25, 2015
In 1986, a 9 year old girl tells how she was hungry at school waiting for their parents to pick her up. In 2004 a lady explains how she starved doing a diet after the birth...
Understanding the deepest manifestations in poverty: food
Feb 25, 2015
Food is one of the areas where it is seen and lived poverty day to day. The efforts of people that live in poverty are mostly used to get food daily. According to “Poverty in...
The definition of poverty from the perspective of its protagonists
Feb 25, 2015
Since last century there have been several studies to define what poverty is, but these answers do not help to eradicate it. The most common answer is that it is related to...
WWP Newsletter - 4th edition
Feb 25, 2015
Welcome to the fourth edition of the WWP Newsletter - World without Poverty! Here we take a closer look at the subject introduced in the third edition of the Newsletter — the...

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