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Statement of the GCSPF to the 2nd ILO Development Partners Meeting

The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) presented a statement in the opening session of the 2nd ILO Development Partners Meeting, ILO Global Flagship Programme on Social Protection Floors, that was held in Geneva last 25 October 2017. Download here the pdf version of the Statement. Statement of […]

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Statement to the IMF on the findings of the evaluation report and the IMF’s approach towards social protection

The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) expressed its deep concerns about the report’s findings and the IMF’s approach towards social protection in general.  The statement was sent to Ms. Christine Lagarde  (Managing Director of the IMF) and the Executive Directors of the IMF in order to […]

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Panel “Financing Universal Social Protection in Developing Countries” – Statement to open session

Panel “Financing Universal Social Protection in Developing Countries” A Session at the Civil Society Forum at the Annual Meetings of IMF and World Bank. October 11, 2017 Statement to open session Barry Herman Download here the pdf version. Visit here the report of the session. STATEMENT TO OPEN SESSION […]

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Financing Universal Social Protection in Developing Countries

FINANCING UNIVERSAL SOCIAL PROTECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Notes on a session at the Civil Society Forum IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings Washington, D.C., October 11, 2017 The NGO Committee on Financing for Development, Social Justice in Global Development, Brot für die Welt, and the Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund […]

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GCSPF at the session “Financing Universal Social Protection in Developing Countries”

A panel on “Financing Universal Social Protection in Developing Countries” was held at the Civil Society Forum at the Annual Meetings of IMF and World Bank Group on October 11, 2017. Rachel Moussié spoke on behalf of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors. Download here the […]

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Financing universal social protection in developing countries

Members of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors participated in the Session “Financing universal social protection in developing countries”.  A session at the Civil Society Forum at the Annual Meetings of IMF and World Bank, that was held last 11 October 2017. You can download here […]

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We need a change in paradigm

Roberto Bissio spoke on behalf of the GCSPF during the side event: “Global Partnership on Universal Social Protection: Ending Poverty by 2030” held on July 10th. “Social Protection is a Human Right. Every right has a right holder and a duty bearer. We know who the right […]

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Guaranteeing SPFs as a prerequisite for SDGs realization

Gala Díaz Langou spoke on behalf of the GCSPF during the side event: “Universal Social Protection: End poverty and reduce inequality” that was held during the High-level Political Forum 2017. “All children have the right to achieve the full development of their capabilities and potentialities; yet in […]

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HLPF: Universal Social Protection: End poverty and reduce inequality

During the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York, the significant majority of countries voluntarily reporting mentioned social protection programmes as an effective instrument to fight against poverty and reduce inequalities. But social protection is more. It can tackle poverty in all its dimensions and provide for […]

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The Role of Social Work in Social Protection Systems

The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) adopted a policy on The Role of Social Work in Social Protection Systems. On this base they encourage their member associations in 126 countries worldwide to engaged as part of civil society in the national social dialogue, social policy, development, […]

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