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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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Accountability dimension: social protection as a tool for the reduction of inequalities

This side event “Accountability dimension: social protection as a tool for the reduction of inequalities” was organised both to discuss emerging challenges on social protection as a tool for the reduction of inequalities and to look at both conceptual issues and practical solutions.  The presenters explored the […]

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GCSPF participation at the 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development

GCSPF at the 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development Members of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors will participate in the fifty-seventh session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD57). The CSocD57 will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from […]

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Written Statement of the GCSPF to the CSW63

Written Statement of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) consists of more than 100 CSOs, NGOs and Trade Unions from all parts of the world, united in their motivation to […]

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Rethinking social dialogue in times of globalization and informalization

Social dialogue includes all types of negotiation, consultation and exchange of information between or among representatives of governments, employers and workers on issues of common interest relating to economic and social policy. Social dialogue gives people a voice and a stake in their societies and workplaces. It […]

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Report on the panel on Social Protection as a Human Rights imperative

Report on the panel on social protection as a human rights imperative, held on 30 April , 2018 during the 62nd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR), Nouakchott, Mauritania The organisers (the Dullah Omar Institute, University of the Western Cape, South Africa, […]

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Financing Universal Social Protection

By Nicola Wiebe Experts call upon Financing for Development Forum to focus attention on financing social protection. See here the webcast of this side event at the UN Headquarter from 23.4.2018. There can be no doubt: social protection has been recognized as a key instrument to end […]

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Social Protection as a Human Rights Imperative in Africa

The Dullah Omar Institute, University of the Western Cape, Initiatives for Socio- economic Rights and the Global Coalition for Social protection Floors in conjunction with the Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights cordially invite you to […]

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Domestic and International Financial Instruments for Universal Social Protection

Side event to the 2018 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development This event will take stock of the latest development in financing Universal Social Protection, including Floors, and discuss the responses to the following questions: What is the current situation of social protection financing worldwide? How can […]

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Strengthening Social Protection in Africa

The African Platform for Social Protection (APSP) has become an important player in the quest for better living conditions on the continent, with growing recognition and policy impact. Co-organiser of the January meeting of the core group of Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors held in Nairobi, […]

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