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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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The State of the Union on Poverty and Inequality
Jan 15, 2016
On February 1st, the CPI will host its 3rd annual State of the Union conference. In the 2016 report, we assess how the U.S. stacks up against peer countries on such key...
Global Age Watch Index: Useful tool for social protection practitioners
Jan 15, 2016
This profile map helps you to identify countries with similar profiles at just one glance. Each country is represented by four segments, each corresponding to a Global...
The development of our region depends on how much we invest in our children
Jan 13, 2016
As the nations of Latin America and the Caribbean face an increasingly challenging economic environment, governments have a singular opportunity to help one of our most...
Summary Notes from the Graduation Summit and Global Learning Event 2015
Jan 12, 2016
The Graduation Leadership Summit and Global Learning Event held in Washington D.C. on December 7-9, 2015 brought together more than 100 people, including high-level...
Social protection through work in lower-income countries: an assessment...
Jan 11, 2016
Extending social protection to the rural population in lower-income countries is a global priority, with both workfare and welfare playing significant roles. Workfare makes...
UNDP 50th Anniversary Ministerial Meeting
Jan 07, 2016
In 2016, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will celebrate its 50th anniversary. UNDP came into being in 1966 as a merger of two predecessors: the Expanded...
The Future of Social Protection – Where Next?
Jan 05, 2016
Evidence suggests that social protection is likely to experience further expansion in the future, becoming a response to income inequality and social inequities as well as to...
Causes and consequences of inequality: A global perspective
Jan 05, 2016
Widening income inequality is the defining challenge of our time. In advanced economies, the gap between the rich and poor is at its highest level in decades. Inequality...
Ending hunger: How leadership, data and technology can transform the...
Jan 04, 2016
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is pleased to host the 25th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture. The event commemorates the significant impact...
Ensuring developing countries benefit from big data
Jan 04, 2016
Big data is already creating a big impact. Some herald it as the new ‘data revolution’, others worry it is a tool for manipulation, while many in development cite it as key...
Chile is getting ready to ensure a quality life for its elderly population
Dec 23, 2015
In the last decades the transformation experiencedby the Chilean population has seen an acceleration. Both the reduction of the general fertility rate, which reached a...
Extreme inequality as the antithesis of human rights
Dec 23, 2015
A world in which the richest 1% owns 48% of global wealth, and in which this imbalance continues to accelerate, is obscene. Radical inequality inevitably sustains extreme...
Paraguay: Successful case of Participatory Gender Assessment (PGA)
Dec 22, 2015
Officials of the Secretariat for Social Action (SAS) of Paraguay shared experiences and the progress made by the SAS as a result of a Participatory Gender Assessment...
Commitment of countries to advance the social agenda in the region
Dec 21, 2015
On 24 November, at a joint meeting of the Permanent Council and the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI), the OAS member countries discussed initiatives to...
OAS announces Third Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social...
Dec 21, 2015
The Permanent Mission of Paraguay to the OAS formalized the offer of the Ministry of Social Action to host the Third Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social...

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