Archive for the ILO Category

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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Financing Universal Social Protection to promote Inclusive Development and Reduce Inequality

Panel session at Civil Society Policy Forum of World Bank/IMF Spring meetings 2018 Financing Universal Social Protection to promote Inclusive Development and Reduce Inequality Organizing partners: Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) ACT Alliance (Action by Churches Together) NGO Committee on Financing for Development (NGOsonFfD) International […]

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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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Social Protection Floors as Key Tool for Eradicating Poverty: Best Practices and Strategies for the Future

  The side event “Social Protection Floors as Key Tool for Eradicating Poverty: Best Practices and Strategies for the Future” was held last February 2, 2018 in the framework of the 56th Commission for Social Development. The moderator of the event was Peter Bakvis, Director, International Trade […]

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Statement of the GCSPF to the 2nd ILO Development Partners Meeting

The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) presented a statement in the opening session of the 2nd ILO Development Partners Meeting, ILO Global Flagship Programme on Social Protection Floors, that was held in Geneva last 25 October 2017. Download here the pdf version of the Statement. Statement of […]

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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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Supporting SPFs in Africa: partnerships for development

Members of the GCSPF participated in the ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All, Western and Central African tripartite and development partners networking meeting on implementing social protection floors in the 2030 Agenda that was held in Dakar, Senegal, from 23 to 25 […]

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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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Extending social protection to the rural economy: ILO policy guidelines

What are the most important elements to be considered in terms of ILO policy regarding the extension of social protection to the rural economy? Here are some elements: Building a comprehensive framework for the rural economy: linking social protection policies and strategies for the rural economy with […]

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