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Written Statement of the GCSPF to the CSW63

Written Statement of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) consists of more than 100 CSOs, NGOs and Trade Unions from all parts of the world, united in their motivation to […]

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Reporting on SPF implementation to UN Organizations: Opportunities for national platforms

During our last meeting of the core group of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) in Nairobi (15-17 January 2018) a number of national SPF platforms asked for more detailed information on how they can report on SPF implementation to international organizations1. There are three […]

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Mobilize the financial means for social protection systems for all

The article SDG 1: Mobilize the financial means for social protection systems for all by the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors is included at the Report Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2018 Exploring new policy pathways. How to overcome obstacles and contradictions in the implementation of the 2030 […]

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Rethinking social dialogue in times of globalization and informalization

Social dialogue includes all types of negotiation, consultation and exchange of information between or among representatives of governments, employers and workers on issues of common interest relating to economic and social policy. Social dialogue gives people a voice and a stake in their societies and workplaces. It […]

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Report on the panel on Social Protection as a Human Rights imperative

Report on the panel on social protection as a human rights imperative, held on 30 April , 2018 during the 62nd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR), Nouakchott, Mauritania The organisers (the Dullah Omar Institute, University of the Western Cape, South Africa, […]

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Discussion Paper “Sustainably Financing Social Protection Floors”

Discussion paper “Sustainably Financing Social Protection Floors” Toward a Permanent Role in National Development Planning and Taxation by Barry Herman, the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors and Brot für die Welt, April 2018. Executive Summary Social protection systems must be fiscally sustainable so they will provide all residents with adequate […]

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Financing Universal Social Protection

By Nicola Wiebe Experts call upon Financing for Development Forum to focus attention on financing social protection. See here the webcast of this side event at the UN Headquarter from 23.4.2018. There can be no doubt: social protection has been recognized as a key instrument to end […]

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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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Financing Universal Social Protection to promote Inclusive Development and Reduce Inequality

Panel session at Civil Society Policy Forum of World Bank/IMF Spring meetings 2018 Financing Universal Social Protection to promote Inclusive Development and Reduce Inequality Organizing partners: Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) ACT Alliance (Action by Churches Together) NGO Committee on Financing for Development (NGOsonFfD) International […]

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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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