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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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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...
Monotax helps formalization take place in Uruguay
Mar 16, 2016
Uruguay's Monotax policy, a system that combines taxation and contributory pension system, is contributing to including more members in the social protection system....
Inter-sectoral Coordination, Social Protection and Human Rights: A...
Mar 15, 2016
Social protection has become an ever more important policy discussion in the social development agenda. Significant advances have been made in the social protection field in...
The starting point of achieving gender parity in financial inclusion
Mar 14, 2016
Gender inequality is not a new topic in financial inclusion - in fact, there have been numerous programs and policies directed specifically towards women. Despite the effort...
Publication -> Ageing in the Caribbean and the human rights of older...
Mar 11, 2016
This study addresses the ageing of the Caribbean population and the situation with respect to the human rights of older persons. It considers the implications for public...
Event: Research and knowledge: what role for evidence in the new aid...
Mar 10, 2016
Professor Charlotte Watts, Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department for International Development will deliver a Sussex Development Lecture on research and knowledge at...
Poverty, vulnerability and social protection trends in Latin America
Mar 07, 2016
A Review of Social Protection in Latin America, published by the Center Institute of Development Studies (IDS), is a study that aims to analyze the trends of social...

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