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Virtual Seminar for the Launching of the publication "Equity and Social Inclusion: Overcoming Inequalities towards More Inclusive Societies"

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 professionals in government institutions, civil society organizations and groups, international organizations, and cooperation agencies. During this Seminar, some of the authors of the publication will discuss their articles.

Date/Time:
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 15:00 to 16:30

Virtual Seminar for the Launching of the publication "Equity and Social Inclusion: Overcoming Inequalities towards More Inclusive Societies"

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 professionals in government institutions, civil society organizations and groups, international organizations, and cooperation agencies. During this Seminar, some of the authors of the publication will discuss their articles.

Date/Time:
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 15:00 to 16:30

On March 9, 2017, the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) will sign a joint statement to improve the tools available to countries to effectively combat poverty and inequality in the Americas.

According to our latest graduation data collection exercise graduation programming is growing fast with close to 60 graduation programs now implemented in nearly 40 countries a

A new ILO report calls for a combination of incentives and compliance to reduce high levels of informality in domestic work.

Many countries in Asia and the Pacific are spending too little on social protection programmes and should expand these to provide adequate cover to most of their populations, the Asian Development Bank has said.

The ‘crisis of care’ is currently a major topic of public debate. Often linked to ideas of ‘time poverty’, ‘family-work balance’, and ‘social depletion’, it refers to the

Bolsa Família is often promoted as a model of good practice for social protection programmes in the developing world.

The quality of the mechanism used to deliver payments to beneficiaries in a Social Protection (SP) program has a direct bearing on program’s success or failure.

An Social Protection Floor consists of four nationally defined basic social security guarantees that members should establish by law, and—in accordance with their existing international obligations—provide to all residents and children.

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