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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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Publication: Coordination of Social Policies, challenges for public...
May 12, 2016
"What protection and for which society? It is not easy to give a clear answer to the question - the perspective of the social protection model analysis that is emerging...
Publication: Social Protection Perspectives and Productive Inclusion:...
May 12, 2016
In recent decades, social policies in Latin America has expanded and diversified its service in social protection - especially in non-contributory systems and policies and...
OPHI launch of 2016 Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)
May 11, 2016
The focus of the launch will be on Multidimensional Poverty in Africa. OPHI will issue a new briefing covering 44 countries in Africa, and 475 regions of 41 of those...
Job announcement: FAO Social protection consultant
May 11, 2016
FAO’s ESP is seeking a Social Protection Consultant. Social protection consultant – Extending coverage of social protection to rural areas   Application deadline: 23 May...
OECD Newsletter on Health, Employment, Migration and Social Affairs
May 10, 2016
The 10-year anniversary edition of Pensions at a Glance highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD and G20 countries over the last two years. Two special chapters...
Gender and labour in St. Lucia: evidence from household surveys
May 09, 2016
This report highlights some findings in relation to employment, poverty and gender using data from the St Lucia Survey of Living Conditions.  Read more: http://...
IASPD 15 - Disability and Poverty
May 06, 2016
This online workshop will discuss the main characteristics of the approach to  people with disabilities and how to ensure proper implementation of public policies intended...
How aspiration failure causes poverty and inequality in Peru
May 05, 2016
Despite the recent decrease in poverty rates in Peru, inequality has persisted in which the poorest population are the socially excluded. This paper investigates, with a...
New data show social safety net significantly reduces poverty
May 05, 2016
To understand trends in poverty and the effectiveness of anti-poverty programs, you must look beyond the official poverty statistics. The poverty rate is the percentage of...
Studying how poverty keeps hurting young minds, and what to do about it
May 04, 2016
The human brain begins as a neural tube that develops five weeks after conception. Years later, it is fully formed. On Tuesday, experts in neuroscience, genetics and social...
IMF Conference: Financial inclusion and its macroeconomic impacts
May 03, 2016
On April 11, experts on financial inclusion gathered and discussed how the financial inclusion of most people are "macro-relevant." Panelists discussed the...
Human Rights in tax policy
May 02, 2016
Taxation is a crucial instrument for the realization of human rights, not just because it is necessary for ensuring sufficient resources, but also because tax policy plays a...
Call for Papers: ASAP Brazil Conference on Poverty and Hunger
May 02, 2016
ASAP Brazil and Mackenzie University Law School will host the II ASAP-Brazil International Conference on Poverty and Hunger and are accepting abstract submissions. The...
Why economic growth is not sufficient to tackle inequality
Apr 29, 2016
In the quarter-century since the publication in 1990 of the first Human Development Report, the world has made astounding strides in reducing poverty and improving the health...
Roundtable: From Exclusion to Equality in Latin America?
Apr 28, 2016
More information: http://www.oas.org/en/sare/social-inclusion/protocol-ssv/resources.asp