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Event: Improving synergies between social protection & public finance management

The European Union — in partnership with the International Labour Organization, UNICEF and the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors — is implementing a thematic flagship programme aimed to strengthen Social Protection systems and ensure sustainable financing while improving Public Finance Management. Currently, the overall programme is being implemented in 18 partner […]

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GCSPF Newsletter # 46 – November 2020

e-GCSPF # 46 – November 2020       Launching event of the Civil Society Call for a Global Fund for Social Protection       The global community of nations has long decided to ensure the Human Right of all people to social protection. Studies have […]

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The GCSPF at the Civil Society Meeting – FfD in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

Nicola Wiebe spoke on behalf of the GCSPF at the Civil Society Meeting “Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond” held by the UN Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General with civil society on 2 November 2020. She spoke about the rationale and need […]

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GCSPF at the Global e-Conference “Turning the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity: What’s next for social protection?”

e-GCSPF # 45 – October 2020   Global e-Conference 5, 6 and 8 October 2020 Turning the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity: What’s next for social protection socialprotection.org organised the Global e-Conference “Turning the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity: What’s next for social protection?”, which took place […]

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Event “A Global Fund for Social Protection”

The global community of nations has long decided to ensure the Human Right of all people to social protection. Studies have shown that ensuring a basic level of social protection for all is affordable for most countries and definitely for the global community of nations. A solidarity-based […]

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Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2020 – Shifting policies for systemic change

e-GCSPF # 43 – October 2020           Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2020 – Shifting policies for systemic change       Lessons from the global COVID-19 crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic and the national responses to it brought the world almost to a complete […]

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e-GCSPF #42 – Civil Society Call for a Global Fund for Social Protection – September 2020

e-GCSPF # 42 – September 2020           Civil Society 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 […]

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Global e-Conference “Turning the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity: What’s next for social protection?”

e-GCSPF # 44 – October 2020   Global e-Conference 5, 6 and 8 October 2020 Turning the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity: What’s next for social protection socialprotection.org is organising the Global e-Conference “Turning the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity: What’s next for social protection?”, which will […]

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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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“We are only as safe as the most vulnerable among us”

Strengthening public health and social protection systems in response to the COVID-19 pandemic By Mira Bierbaum, Thomas Gebauer and Nicola Wiebe Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors Download this chapter in pdf format here. The health and socioeconomic crisis caused by COVID-19 has shown in a dramatic […]

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