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Global Fund for Social Protection: Advocacy Letter to the G20

The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors calls on the G20 to launch an initiative to establish a Global Fund for Social Protection. Read here the advocacy letter or donwload a pdf version. 9 February, 2021 In 2021, several important decisions will be taken at the international […]

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GCSPF at the 59th Session of the Commission for Social Development

e-GCSPF # 49 – February 2021 – CSocD59   GCSPF at the 59th Session of the Commission for Social Development The 59th session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD59) will address the Priority Theme “Socially just transition towards sustainable development: the role of digital technologies on […]

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Global e-Conference “Turning the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity: What’s next for social protection?”

e-GCSPF # 44 – October 2020   Global e-Conference 5, 6 and 8 October 2020 Turning the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity: What’s next for social protection socialprotection.org is organising the Global e-Conference “Turning the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity: What’s next for social protection?”, which will […]

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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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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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Reporting on SPF implementation to UN Organizations: Opportunities for national platforms

During our last meeting of the core group of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) in Nairobi (15-17 January 2018) a number of national SPF platforms asked for more detailed information on how they can report on SPF implementation to international organizations1. There are three […]

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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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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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Opportunities and challenges in implementing Social Protection Floors – Nairobi, January 2018

The meeting of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors was held in Nairobi, Kenya last January. The meeting of the core group of the Coalition “Opportunities and challenges in implementing Social Protection Floors”, highlighted opportunities and challenges existing in the area of implementing social protection floors […]

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The Role of Social Work in Social Protection Systems

The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) adopted a policy on The Role of Social Work in Social Protection Systems. On this base they encourage their member associations in 126 countries worldwide to engaged as part of civil society in the national social dialogue, social policy, development, […]

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