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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) differ from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in many ways. Unlike the MDGs, the SDGs universally apply to all countries and they are holistic and integrated.

Social protection has become an ever more important policy discussion in the social development agenda.

FAO’s From Protection to Production Project (PtoP) is collaborating with projects in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Financing for Development Massive Open Online Course

To facilitate increased awareness, the World Bank Group is launching a Financing for Development Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on November 16. The objective is to familiarize more people with the new development agenda, the critical role of the private sector and the use of finance, including innovative solutions, to fund the SDGs and meet the Bank Group goals of ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity by 2030.

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 13:45 to Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 13:45

Commission on Global Poverty: Share Your Ideas on Measuring Extreme Poverty

In 2013, the World Bank Group announced two goals that would guide its development work worldwide. The first is the eradication of chronic extreme poverty. More formally, it is the target of bringing the number of extremely poor people, defined as those living on less than 1.25 ppp-adjusted dollars a day, to less than 3% of the world population by 2030. The second is the boosting of shared prosperity, defined as promoting the growth of per capita real income of the poorest 40% of the population in each country.

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 10:30 to Monday, November 30, 2015 - 10:30

Mexico, International Seminar on Urban Poverty

Dialogue to better understand the comprehensive approach of the challenges of addressing urban poverty. The aim of the seminar is to identify the necessary institutional actors and elements to design and implement a national strategy in México to address poverty through inclusion, to ensure the effective enjoyment of social rights of the population

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 08:30 to Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 15:00

INTERSECTORAL WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL PROTECTION AND EMPLOYMENT: Towards an intersectoral approach to social protection in the Americas: labor, social development and social security


"Toward an intersectoral focus on social protection in the Americas: Labor, social development

and social security" 

December 10-12, 2014 – Mexico City

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 08:00 to Friday, December 12, 2014 - 18:00

How does civil society view its role in collaborating with government on social protection policies and programs?

IASPN’s First-ever Virtual Consultation with Civil Society 


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