Archive for 2019

SDG 1 – Applying human rights standards for the governance of social protection will unleash its transformative potential

The article “SDG 1 – Applying human rights standards for the governance of social protection will unleash its transformative potential”, by the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors is published on the Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2019: Reshaping governance for sustainability. Global Civil Society Report on the […]

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GCSPF responds to inequalities @HLPF 2019

e-GCSPF # 25 – July 2019 – HLPF       Members of the GCSPF participate at the High-level Political Forum 2019       The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development will meet from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial […]

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Social Protection: an essential building block to reduce inequality

Download (pdf version). The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) place a key focus on the pivotal role that the reduction of inequalities plays for ending poverty. SDG 10 explicitly aims to Reduce Inequality within and among Countries, recognizing that development requires sharing progress more widely with everyone, including […]

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GCSPF Newsletter #24 – June 2019

e-GCSPF # 24 – June 2019       Monitor new IMF commitments in your country       On June 14, 2019 the International Monetary Fund launched a new policy on the IMF and social spending two years after a critical assessment by its Independent Evaluation […]

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Monitor new IMF commitments in your country

On June 14, 2019 the International Monetary Fund launched a new policy on the IMF and social spending two years after a critical assessment by its Independent Evaluation Office of the impact of IMF on social protection in member countries. The Managing Director of IMF, Christine Lagarde, launched […]

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GCSPF Newsletter #23 – May 2019

e-GCSPF # 23 – May 2019       Data Protection is Social Protection       Social-protection programs are supposed to do just what the name implies: protect those segments of society that are most in need. Demanding that beneficiaries effectively renounce their rights to personal […]

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Data Protection is Social Protection

Social-protection programs are supposed to do just what the name implies: protect those segments of society that are most in need. Demanding that beneficiaries effectively renounce their rights to personal privacy and data protection, as many governments are doing, amounts to just the opposite. In recent decades, […]

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Newsletter #22 – April 2019

e-GCSPF # 22 – April 2019       The legal, political, economic and moral imperatives to finance social protection for all       The GCSPF launches a statement of its position on financing Social Protection on Thursday, 11 April, 2019, on the occasion of the […]

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The legal, political, economic and moral imperatives to finance social protection for all

Read the Executive Summary, pdf version available here. Read the Statement, pdf version available here. 11 April 2019 Executive Summary Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) Download the Executive Summary (pdf version) The first Sustainable Development Goal of the global agenda for development adopted for the […]

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100 Years of International Labour Organization, 100 Years of Commitment to Social Security

The ILO established the right to social security and today recommends Social Protection Floors. That move is crucial, says Ebenezer Durojaye. To celebrate 100 years of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors launched a statement outlining the path towards universal social […]

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