Archive for the Events Category

HLPF: Universal Social Protection: End poverty and reduce inequality

During the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York, the significant majority of countries voluntarily reporting mentioned social protection programmes as an effective instrument to fight against poverty and reduce inequalities. But social protection is more. It can tackle poverty in all its dimensions and provide for […]

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Financing social protection floors throughout economic cycles

A side event on financing social protection floors (SPFs) was held on Monday 22 May, 2017, on the occasion of the Second Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Forum on financing for development follow-up (FfD forum) which took place at the UN in New York from 22 to […]

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Financing Social Protection Floors throught economic cycles

Social protection is crucial to build resilience and empower people in tough economic times. It can also spur inclusive growth and productivity in good times if adequate public financing is provided throughout the economic cycle. This event discussed concrete experiences and options to finance fiscally sustainable social […]

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Civil Society Declaration: Social Protection Floors as the Preeminent Strategy United Nations 55th Commission for Social Development

The Civil Society Forum held to allow civil society participants to engage at the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (1-10 February, 2017 at UNHQ in New York) as well as in ongoing discussions related to implementation of social protection, including floors, at national and […]

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Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors meets in New Delhi (27-29 January)

How to link SPF with SDGs and bring an effective human rights monitoring mechanisms to the process ensuring no one is left behind? How do we develop international enabling actions for implementation of SDGs at national levels? What role can the Global Coalition play at regional and […]

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Women, Social Security and Protection in India: 27 January 2016, New Delhi

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Roundtable – Social Protection for All: Putting SDGs Commitments into Practice

Roundtable - Social Protection for All: Putting SDGs Commitments into Practice

Thursday 22 October 2015 | 09:30 – 13:00 Venue: European Parliament, Brussels Lunch will be provided Languages: English and French Organized by the Cercle de Coopération des ONG de Développement, Brot für die Welt, OGB-L Solidarité Syndicale, Solidarité Socialiste, FOS, CNCD 11.11.11 and SOLIDAR, the roundtable discussion […]

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Side-Event at the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on Social protection Floors

The International Disability Alliance and the Global Coalition for Social Social Protection Floors organized a side-event at the official meeting of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on 3 September 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. The session aimed at informing the Committee members on current processes and […]

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Launch of the World Bank Group and ILO Universal Social Protection Initiative, calling for universal social protection policies and financing

Launch of the World Bank Group and ILO Universal Social Protection Initiative, calling for universal social protection policies and financing

On June 30th, the World Bank Group and the ILO launched a joint mission and plan of action:  Universal social protection to ensure that no one is left behind. Universal coverage and access to social protection are central to ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity, the World […]

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SOCIAL PROTECTION FOR ALL: the Belgian Campaign!

SOCIAL PROTECTION FOR ALL: the Belgian Campaign!

In the next 2 years, a broad coalition of NGOs, Trade Union, Mutual Health Organizations, will lead an advocacy and awareness raising campaign to make universal and comprehensive social protection a policy priority for national governments and the international community. Read more about the campaign here.

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