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Conversation with OECD Secretary General: Inclusive growth in cities

While economic growth has been driven mostly by cities and metropolitan areas, inequality has been on the rise. In response to this phenomenon, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) is beginning an initiative to increase awareness. Hosted by the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings and the National League of Cities Institute, the event offers an opportunity for a conversation with OECD Secretary-General Ángel Gurría and other panelists.

Date/Time:
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 09:00 to 10:30

A new scheme of the Accountability Office of SEDESOL (Secretariat of Social Development of Mexico) was presented by Secretary of Social Development, Jose Antonio Meade, and Secretary of Public Administration, Virgilio Andrade Martinez.

Disability benefits are rarely given prominence in discussions on social security in developing countries.

IASPD 13 - "Gender, Equity and Social Inclusion Agenda"

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 – Director of the Department of Social Inclusion (DSI), and was moderated by Alexandra Barrantes – Section Chief of the Equity Promotion of the Department of Social Inclusion and IASPN coordinator.

Date/Time:
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 10:30

Uruguay's Monotax policy, a system that combines taxation and contributory pension system, is contributing to including more members in the social protection system.

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 protection in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Even as substantive legislation in Washington remained largely bogged down by bitter partisan mistrust, some of the leading thinkers on opposite sides of the ideological divide — experts on the right who have advised Republican policy makers alongside left-leaning scholars who have Democrats’ ear

Under the topic of "Equity and Social Inclusion: Overcoming inequality towards more inclusive societies" the delegation of Paraguay presented to the Member States of the Organization of American States ( OAS) the agenda for the Third Meeting of Ministers of Social Development of the OAS which wil

Migration Symposium: Migration and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by the UN General Assembly on 25 September 2015, define the development agenda for UN member states for the forthcoming fifteen years. The SDG framework, referred as "Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development", aims to bring an end to poverty, promote prosperity, equality and people’s well-being while protecting the environment, in a set of 17 ambitious and universal goals.

Date/Time:
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 09:00

In line with developments observed in several Latin American countries, inequalities in Brazil have significantly declined since the Workers’ Party, PT, came to power in 2003.

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