Archive for the Statements Category

Written statement to the Human Rights Council 47th session

Human Rights Council 47th session 21 June to 9 July 2021 Agenda item 3 “The Global Fund for Social Protection: International Solidarity in the Service of Poverty Eradication” Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Written statement submitted by the Global Coalition for […]

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Policy Dialogue on G20 response to adequately tackle the impact of COVID-19 on hunger and food insecurity

Civil 20 (C20) and Oxfam organised the event “Ahead of the G20 Foreign and Development Joint Ministerial Session. “Policy Dialogue on G20 response to adequately tackle the impact of COVID-19 on hunger and food insecurity” held on 15th of June 2021. The agenda of the webinar is […]

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International solidarity to eradicate poverty: supporting the initiative of a Global Fund for Social Protection

Statement to the International Labor Conference Recurrent Item Discussion on Social Security 4 June, 2021 Download pdf version here. Thank you very much for the opportunity to contribute to this discussion. My name is Johanna Wagman, I am speaking on behalf of the Global Coalition for Social […]

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Financing for development in the era of COVID-19 and beyond

Ana Zeballos spoke on behalf of the GCSPF at the Civil Society Meeting “Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond”, Cluster 2: socio-economic response: social protection, gender, youth, health, education, and human rights. The consultation with NGOs and Civil Society Organizations was held under […]

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Over 200 civil society organizations and trade unions unite to call for a Global Fund for Social Protection to protect the most vulnerable during COVID-19 and beyond

PRESS RELEASE. 21 September 2020. The COVID-19 crisis has driven economies and health systems around the world to the brink of collapse, pushed millions into extreme poverty and deepened deprivations experienced by many more. These devastating consequences could have been avoided if people had been supported by […]

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Civil Society Call for a Global Fund for Social Protection

The call is available in Arabic, Russian, English, French and Spanish. The list of signatories is here. The Press Released “Over 200 civil society organizations and trade unions unite to call for a Global Fund for Social Protection to protect the most vulnerable during COVID-19 and beyond” […]

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A Global Financing Mechanism for Social Protection

“Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security and is entitled to realization, through national effort and international co-operation and in accordance with the organization and resources of each State, of the economic, social and cultural rights indispensable for his dignity and the […]

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A Joint Statement on the Role of Social Protection in Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Partnering for USP and SDG 1.3.

Dear friends, Thank you very much for this opportunity to contribute to this very last session of the Global Social Protection Week. I am proud as a technical consultant to WIEGO, coalition member, based in the Philippines, to be able to outline for you the role and […]

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GCSPF Commitments towards achieving Universal Human Rights-Based Social Protection Systems and Floors

Our Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors comprises over 100 non State actors, civil society organizations and trade unions.  We work towards the implementation of universal, residence and human rights-based social protection systems and floors – in line with human rights instruments, international labour standards, ILO Recommendation […]

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