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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. Why a Call for a Global Fund for Social Protection? In view of the global harm from the COVID-19 pandemic, with food insecurity, poverty and loss of livelihoods rising globally, it is essential that national social […]

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GCSPF @ HLPF 2020

e-GCSPF # 40 – July 2020 – HLPF           2020 High Level Political Forum       The 2020 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) will take place from 7 to 16 July. The three-day ministerial meeting of the forum will take place from […]

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e-GCSPF Newsletter # 39 – June 2020 – COVID-19

e-GCSPF # 39 – June 2020 – COVID-19           Towards a Rights-Based Social Protection System for Lebanon       This brief sets out to provide a concise analysis of the state of Lebanon’s social protection system in the context of the ongoing […]

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e-GCSPF Newsletter # 38 – May 2020 – COVID-19

e-GCSPF # 38 – May 2020 – COVID-19       Social Protection in Argentina in times of SARS-COV-2       The SARS-COV-2 pandemic has rapidly transformed our societies. Experts from different backgrounds are analyzing its consequences on the short and long term and, in terms […]

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GCSPF Newsletter # 37 – May 2020 – COVID-19

e-GCSPF # 37 – May 2020 – COVID-19           A Global Financing Mechanism for Social Protection           A proposal for the decade of action on the Sustainable Development Goals 2020-2030 More than two thirds of the world’s population are […]

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Social Protection Floor Index 2020

In the face of a global catastrophe, it’s not very difficult to see the urgency for social safety nets. But even before the COVID-19 pandemic, people knew: social protection rights are human rights that should not be yielded to market forces. As early as 2012, the member […]

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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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GCSPF Newsletter #35 – April 2020 – COVID-19

e-GCSPF # 35 – April 2020 – COVID-19           Coronavirus is a devastating blow to children in poverty       Whilst the coronavirus has so far resulted in less severe cases among children, it can decimate their lives in a different way. […]

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

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GCSPF Newsletter #34 – April 2020 – COVID-19

e-GCSPF # 34 – April 2020 – COVID-19           Putting people first – 12 governments show the world how to protect lives, jobs and incomes       New ITUC analysis of government responses from 69 countries to the COVID-19 pandemic has identified […]

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