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Governments from 50 countries and international agencies participated in the 4th Annual Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) in Acapulco, Mexico. 
Countries define commitments for the Social Development agenda Country delegates from Latin America and the Caribbean discussed the Commitments for Social Development in the Americas as part of the...
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 Development Council (CIDI),...
OAS announces Third Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development 2016: The Permanent Mission of Paraguay to the OAS formalized the offer of the Ministry of Social Action to host...
Dear members of the Community of Practice, On Saturday April 11th, the 7th Summit of the Americas concluded in Panama. This historic summit, attended by 35 OAS Member States, focused on “Prosperity...
The IASPN was established five years ago in response to mandates of the Social Development Ministerial Forum and the Summits of the Americas. Since then, adding to the importance that Member States...
To begin with, we would like to invite you to join us on Wednesday, September 3rd at 11 AM (Washington DC time) for the 12th edition of the Inter-American Social Protection Dialogue Series (IASPD)...
Last July, 14 experts in Social Protection from 9 Caribbean countries met in Kingston, Jamaica for the on site portion of the first edition of the Post-graduate Diploma on Social Protection for the...
This month the Organization of the American States and the Pan American Health Organization signed the joint declaration “Social Protection in Health: advancing towards Universal Health Coverage.”...
Welcome to a special edition of the IASPN Digest! Last month was a very active one for the IASPN: our high-level conference on financial inclusion and public-private partnerships concluded on a...
We continue preparing for the conference "Partnerships for Financial Inclusion: a catalyst for inclusive growth" that will take place next Tuesday, April 29th and Wednesday April 30th in New York...
April is Financial Inclusion Month! The IASPN has developed a set of online activities and products with the objective of involving the social protection community in discussing this topic and...
Thank you for being a frequent reader of the IASPN Biweekly Digest! Our team is constantly working to bring you the most relevant information and resources on social protection in the Americas. We...
In this edition, we want to introduce you to Tatiana Rincón, Coordinator of the Graduation Initiative at Fundación Capital. In this interview, Tatiana tells us about her job, the concept of saving,...
Here at the IASPN Technical Secretariat we are constantly working on planning activities (both online and onsite) that are relevant and fruitful for the community! Last month we told you about the...
Thank you, IASPN members, for sharing your opinions and ideas in our first portal feedback evaluation! Your input in our survey and focus group was invaluable as we assess the portal and our other...
2013 was a very important year for our virtual community. Thanks to the various activities we undertook, both onsite and online, our community grew exponentially and we now have more than 4,500...
On 2 December, with the participation of the IASPN, a Cooperation Agreement between the OAS and the CISS was signed in order to work collaboratively on social protection. Through it, the OAS will...
In October, the IASPN held the Sixth Inter-American Social Protection Dialogue on “Brasil sem Miseria Plan and the Recent Changes in Bolsa Familia" with the participation of the Institute for Applied...

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