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By Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
OPHI has just launched two publications on the Children’s Multidimensional Poverty (OPHI Briefing 46) and the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2017 (OPHI 47).  It is the... read more
By Acosta, Pablo A., Almeida, Rita, Gindling Thomas, Lao Pena, Christine.
This reports analyzes the current trends of public spending in the social sector of the six Central American countries - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras,... read more
By ECLAC
The new edition of Social Panorama of Latin America by the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean addresses the issue of social inequality, seen as a... read more
By Claudia González
We cordially invite the Ministries and High Authorities of Social Development to present applications in the category of Innovation in Social Inclusion in the V Edition of... read more
The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), Trickle Up and Fundación Capital, in partnership with PROSPERA Programa de Inclusión Social, and with the support of the... read more
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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
INTERVIEW WITH NORA LUSTIG: https://vimeo.com/161709942 The Organization of American States (OAS), through the Department of Social Inclusion and the Inter-American Social...
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,...
Publication: Women’s Rights to Social Security and Social Protection
Jan 21, 2016
There is a growing international focus on social protection in the developing world while at the same time, countries in the developed world are cutting back on social...
Socialprotection.org
Jan 21, 2016
Child Poverty Report 2016: What drives it and what it means to children...
Jan 20, 2016
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...
3rd Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference
Jan 19, 2016
This conference hosted by the World Bank, George Washington University (Institute for International Economic Policy), the NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management, the NYU...
Towards universal social protection: Latin American pathways and policy...
Jan 19, 2016
This book reflects on the public policies, programmes and regulatory frameworks that are taking a rights-based approach to expanding social protection coverage and benefits...

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