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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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IASPN Digest April 7, 2016
Apr 07, 2016
OAS addresses social development topics: experiences to reduce poverty and promote social inclusion with equity In the framework of the Meeting of the Inter-American...
Paraguay to Host Third Meeting of Ministers of Social Development of the...
Mar 31, 2016
Ministers and high authorities of social development of the Americas will gather in Asunción, Paraguay on July 13 and 14 at a hemispheric meeting whose theme will be: “Equity...
OAS addresses social development topics: experiences to reduce poverty and...
Mar 31, 2016
On Tuesday, March 29th the Regular Meeting of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) was held to discuss “Social Development, experiences to reduce...
OAS and CISS work together for integral social protection system
Mar 31, 2016
On March 15th a meeting between OAS and CISS officials was held in Washington, D.C. During the meeting, the Secretary General of the Inter-American Conference on Social...
Mexico reinforces the Accountability Office for more transparent social...
Mar 31, 2016
A new scheme of the Accountability Office of SEDESOL (Secretariat of Social Development of Mexico) was presented by Secretary of Social Development, Jose Antonio Meade, and...
Employment, the key to equality
Mar 31, 2016
In Latin America, the dynamics of the labor market has been key in reducing poverty. There has been significant progress in its social protection system, but significant...
FAO: Caribbean CARICOM countries showing progress in hunger reduction
Mar 31, 2016
Overall in the Caribbean, the number of undernourished people decreased from 8.1 million in 1990-1992, to 7.5 million in 2014-16. The proportion of undernourished people fell...
ILO Report: World Employment and Social Outlook
Mar 31, 2016
Although unemployment rate has decreased in some developed economies, the new ILO analysis - World Employment and Social Outlook - shows that the global job crisis is yet to...
International agreements on social development do make a difference
Mar 24, 2016
The social development agenda has been included in international discussions for a long time, marked by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) replaced now by Sustainable...
New Publication by IDB: How is Child Care Quality Measured?
Mar 23, 2016
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) released a new report on the measurement of child care quality as a toolkit, which will serve for those dedicated and interested in...
Disability Benefits: The Neglected Social Security Instrument
Mar 21, 2016
Disability benefits are rarely given prominence in discussions on social security in developing countries. So, while disability benefits are often invisible in social...
Uruguay’s award-winning innovations for social protection
Mar 18, 2016
Uruguay stands out in Latin America and the Caribbean for the significant and early progress it achieved in terms of social protection. Now gaining global attention, Uruguay...
To condition or not to condition: what is the evidence?
Mar 17, 2016
Based on the evidence, it would appear that the best conclusion on the value of conditions is that there is no robust evidence of any positive impact deriving from their use...
IASPD 13 - "Gender, Equity and Social Inclusion Agenda"
Mar 16, 2016
GENDER, EQUITY AND SOCIAL INCLUSION AGENDA The webinar was led by Hilary Anderson – specialist of the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) – and Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian...
XI Edition: International Seminar on Social Policies for Development
Mar 16, 2016
The Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger of Brazil is pleased to invite government representatives interested in learning more about the Brazilian social...

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