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GCSPF Newsletter #23 – May 2019

e-GCSPF # 23 – May 2019       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 […]

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Newsletter #22 – April 2019

e-GCSPF # 22 – April 2019       The legal, political, economic and moral imperatives to finance social protection for all       The GCSPF launches a statement of its position on financing Social Protection on Thursday, 11 April, 2019, on the occasion of the […]

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Newsletter #21 – March 2019 – CSW 63

e-GCSPF # 21 – March 2019 – CSW63         GCSPF at the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women Members of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors will participate in the CSW63 that will take place at the United Nations […]

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GCSPF Newsletter #20 – February 2019 – CSocD57

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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GCSPF Newsletter #19 – January 2019

e-GCSPF # 19 – January 2019         The IMF’s new policy framework on social protection As the IMF prepares its new institutional view on how to address social protection in its work with member countries, the GCSPF has prepared this note to highlight a […]

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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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