From: World Without Poverty
RIO DE JANEIRO, March, 2014 – Over 200 senior policy makers, including 23 ministers and cabinet-level officials, from 70 developing countries, met to learn from each other’s experiences and from World Bank experts, how to develop well-designed and efficient social protection systems.
A joint initiative was also launched today to capture Brazil’s important innovations in social protection and labor programs aimed to eliminate extreme poverty, and to share the lessons with the rest of the world.
The South-South Learning Forum
The South-South Learning Forum on Social Protection and Labor –co-hosted by the Federal Government of Brazil, the State and Municipal Governments of Rio de Janeiro, German Development Cooperation, the Rapid Social Response Fund and the World Bank — provides a platform for policy makers to share their experience to improve the design and delivery of social protection and labor systems at the policy, program and service delivery levels.