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Hardly anyone is too poor to share

A basic level of social protection is affordable nearly everywhere “The world does not lack the resources to abolish poverty, it lacks the right priorities. ” So said Juan Somavía, former director general of the International Labour Organization (ILO), in 1999. We may have made progress in recent […]

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GCSPF Newsletter #17 – November 2018

e-GCSPF # 17 – November 2018 Written Statement of the GCSPF to the CSW63 The GCSPF submitted a written statement to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63). The priority theme of the CSW63 is social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for […]

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Mobilize the financial means for social protection systems for all

The article SDG 1: Mobilize the financial means for social protection systems for all by the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors is included at the Report Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2018 Exploring new policy pathways. How to overcome obstacles and contradictions in the implementation of the 2030 […]

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Discussion Paper “Sustainably Financing Social Protection Floors”

Discussion paper “Sustainably Financing Social Protection Floors” Toward a Permanent Role in National Development Planning and Taxation by Barry Herman, the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors and Brot für die Welt, April 2018. Executive Summary Social protection systems must be fiscally sustainable so they will provide all residents with adequate […]

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Social Protection Floor Index 2017

The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors, a network of almost 100 NGOs and trade unions organisation worldwide, is happy to announce the publication of The Social Protection Floor Index (SPFI), Update and Country Studies (2017). The Global Coalition for the Social Protection Floor (SPF) developed the Social […]

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Implementation of the social SDGs in Latin America

The research paper “Starting strong. Implementation of the social SDGs in Latin America” was commissioned as part of the series ‘Starting Strong: the first 1000 days of the SDGs’. The paper identifies key actions toward addressing the unfinished business of the MDGs and how to reach those […]

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Social Protection Floor Index

The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors, a network of almost 90 NGOs and trade unions organisation worldwide, is happy to announce the publication of The Social Protection Floor Index (SPFI), Monitoring National Social Protection Policy Implementation. The Index was developed by a group of master students from […]

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Social Protection Monitoring Reports

Social Protection Monitoring Reports

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), The Africa Platform for Social Protection and SOLIDAR have published eight country reports with the result of their Social Protection Monitor in Africa and the Carribbean. The main question they tackle is, ‘How to mainstream social protection in the European Development Fund’s (EDF) National […]

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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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UN Women Briefing: Making national social protection floors work for women

The idea of a social protection floor (SPF) is now firmly established on the global development agenda. Defined as a set of minimum guarantees, including basic income security for children, working-age adults, older people and people with disabilities, as well as essential health care for all, SPFs […]

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