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GCSPF contribution to the CESCR on Business activities and human rights

Members of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors submitted comments on the draft General Comment of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) on Business activities and human rights. The meeting was held in Geneva, Switzerland on February 2017. In the document the crucial role of […]

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Statement at the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development

The members of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors presented an statement at the fifty-fifth session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 1 to 10 February 2017. Here you can download the full version of the […]

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Civil Society Declaration: Social Protection Floors as the Preeminent Strategy United Nations 55th Commission for Social Development

The Civil Society Forum held to allow civil society participants to engage at the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (1-10 February, 2017 at UNHQ in New York) as well as in ongoing discussions related to implementation of social protection, including floors, at national and […]

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“Social Protection and Sustainable Development Goals: A Joint Agenda” – Buenos Aires, November 2-4, 2016

The meeting “Social Protection and Sustainable Development Goals: A Joint Agenda” brought together Core Group members of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors and Latin American social protection experts for three days in Buenos Aires. The exchange with the experts over the first two days resulted […]

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Statement – ‘End poverty in all its forms everywhere: Implement social protection by 2030’

The members of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors are convinced that, with global and regional support that social protection floors must be implemented in particular at the  national and the local level. They must be implemented in all countries, in least ‐ developed and developing […]

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Social Protection Floor Index

The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors, a network of almost 90 NGOs and trade unions organisation worldwide, is happy to announce the publication of The Social Protection Floor Index (SPFI), Monitoring National Social Protection Policy Implementation. The Index was developed by a group of master students from […]

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Social Protection Monitoring Reports

Social Protection Monitoring Reports

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), The Africa Platform for Social Protection and SOLIDAR have published eight country reports with the result of their Social Protection Monitor in Africa and the Carribbean. The main question they tackle is, ‘How to mainstream social protection in the European Development Fund’s (EDF) National […]

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Social Protection Floors– Perspectives, Demands, Aspirations of the South

The Programme on Women’s Economic Social Cultural Rights (PWESCR), which is a founding member of the Global Coalition of Social Protection Floors, with support from Bread for the World convened a three-day meeting of the Core Group members of the Coalition, especially from the global South in […]

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Extending social protection to the rural economy: ILO policy guidelines

What are the most important elements to be considered in terms of ILO policy regarding the extension of social protection to the rural economy? Here are some elements: Building a comprehensive framework for the rural economy: linking social protection policies and strategies for the rural economy with […]

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Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors meets in New Delhi (27-29 January)

How to link SPF with SDGs and bring an effective human rights monitoring mechanisms to the process ensuring no one is left behind? How do we develop international enabling actions for implementation of SDGs at national levels? What role can the Global Coalition play at regional and […]

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