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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
By Romina Kasman
On April 28, 2017, the Department of Social Inclusion of the Secretariat for Access to Rights and Equity of the OAS launched through a Webinar the publication "Equity and... read more
The objective of this Seminar is to launch an OAS publication on equity and social inclusion from a rights-based perspective. It is aimed at experts, researchers and... read more
The objective of this Seminar is to launch an OAS publication on equity and social inclusion from a rights-based perspective. It is aimed at experts, researchers and... read more
By Romina Kasman
Between March 13 and 18, 2017, the Multidimensional Poverty Measurement Workshop: Impact on Social Policy will be held at the Universidad of Los Andes, in Bogota, Colombia.... read more
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How exactly are social protection and taxation linked?
Jun 27, 2016
The ODI has been carrying out a project that investigates the relationship between taxation and social protection. Does taxation necessarily alleviate poverty and/or...
IPS 25 million to 30 million people at risk of relapsing back into poverty in...
Jun 23, 2016
Thanks to economic and political transformations and the implementation of various social inclusion policies, Latin America and the Caribbean countries have experienced...
IASPN Digest June 9, 2016
Jun 20, 2016
Countries define commitments for the Social Development agenda Country delegates from Latin America and the Caribbean discussed the Commitments for Social Development in the...
What are the results and impact of the graduation programme?
Jun 17, 2016
Trickle Up and Uplift are initiatives that incorporate the graduation approach aimed at reducing poverty by identifying the most poor and helping them to exit extreme poverty...
Progress in Latin America's social protection systems
Jun 16, 2016
This blog article highlights two of ECLAC's publication on the social protection systems in Latin America: Towards universal social protection: "Latin American...
ILO: Social Protection Outlook June 2016
Jun 15, 2016
The Social Protection Outlook published by the International Labour Organization (ILO) introduces various publications, news from around the world, work carried out by ILO...
Conversation with OECD Secretary General: Inclusive growth in cities
Jun 14, 2016
While economic growth has been driven mostly by cities and metropolitan areas, inequality has been on the rise. In response to this phenomenon, the Organisation for Economic...
Discussion Paper: Social Protection Floor Index
Jun 13, 2016
Following the Social Protection Floors (SPFs) Recommendation No.202 adopted in 2012 establishing SPFs as a core element of social security, the Social Protection Floor Index...
How can graduation programmes be sustainable?
Jun 10, 2016
"Graduation programmes have enjoyed a surge in policy and academic attention in the past few years, yet despite some evidence of success in terms of ‘graduating’...
ODI Working Paper: Informality, women and social protection
Jun 08, 2016
This working paper focuses on the barriers that women, especially those who are in the informal economy, face in the area of social protection. Part of a series of different...
Course: Extension of social protection in the context of formalization...
Jun 08, 2016
The overall objective of this course is to strengthen the capacities of diagnosis, analysis and definition of policies and programs for the extension of coverage of social...
Virtual Seminar of WGPSS on the presentation on the first round of...
Jun 07, 2016
Following the successful first round of national reports and observations of the Working Group of the Protocol of San Salvador (WGPSS), a Virtual Seminar (Webinar) will be...
First Meeting of the Parliamentary Working Group on Social Protection,...
Jun 07, 2016
  First Meeting of the Parliamentary Working Group on Social Protection, Poverty and Inequality Date and Venue Under the agreement signed between the Chilean Senate and the...
CIM Assembly ends with adoption of declaration on economic empowerment of...
Jun 07, 2016
Ministers gathered in the 37th Assembly of Delegates of the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) of the OAS, and adopted the Declaration of Lima, which urges Latin...
Poverty map helps Ecuador earthquake victims
Jun 07, 2016
After an earthquake that hit Ecuador on April 16 that resulted in more than five hundred people dead and 30,000 homeless, with the destruction of more than 1,000 buildings,...

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