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Social Protection as a Human Rights Imperative in Africa

The Dullah Omar Institute, University of the Western Cape, Initiatives for Socio- economic Rights and the Global Coalition for Social protection Floors in conjunction with the Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights cordially invite you to […]

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Domestic and International Financial Instruments for Universal Social Protection

Side event to the 2018 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development This event will take stock of the latest development in financing Universal Social Protection, including Floors, and discuss the responses to the following questions: What is the current situation of social protection financing worldwide? How can […]

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Financing Universal Social Protection to promote Inclusive Development and Reduce Inequality

Panel session at Civil Society Policy Forum World Bank/IMF Spring meetings 2018 Financing Universal Social Protection to promote inclusive development and reduce inquality This event wishes to offer insights into how international financial institutions and other global initiatives can support universal social protection systems and floors (SDG […]

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Social Protection Floors as Key Tool for Eradicating Poverty: Best Practices and Strategies for the Future

  The side event “Social Protection Floors as Key Tool for Eradicating Poverty: Best Practices and Strategies for the Future” was held last February 2, 2018 in the framework of the 56th Commission for Social Development. The moderator of the event was Peter Bakvis, Director, International Trade […]

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Statement of the Global Partnership on Universal Social Protection

Statement of the GCSPF for the side event of the Global Partnership on Universal Social Protection (USP2030) New York, 31 January 2018 Thank you very much for the opportunity to contribute to this important discussion on behalf of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors. The Global […]

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GCSPF participation at the 56th Session of the Commission for Social Development

Members of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors will participate in the fifty-sixth session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD56). The CSocD56 will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 29 January to 7 February 2018. The Commission is the advisory […]

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Invitation: Universal Social Protection – Towards a partnership for all

Universal social protection is crucial to ending poverty and tackling inequalities to leave no one behind. It aims to provide income security and protect people against the risks they face in the different stages of their lives through social assistance, social insurance and labour market interventions. Join […]

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Invitation: Social Protection Floors as key tools for eradicating poverty

The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) will held a side-event entitled “Social Protection Floors as key tools for eradicating poverty: best practices and strategies for the future” uring the 56th edition of the Commission on Social Development (CSocD). The side-event will take place on Friday 2, […]

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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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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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