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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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e-GCSPF #41 – August 2020

e-GCSPF # 41 – August 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 […]

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Civil Society Call for a Global Fund for Social Protection

The call is available in Arabic, Russian, English, French and Spanish. The list of signatories is here. The Press Released “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” […]

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GCSPF @ HLPF 2020

e-GCSPF # 40 – July 2020 – HLPF           2020 High Level Political Forum       The 2020 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) will take place from 7 to 16 July. The three-day ministerial meeting of the forum will take place from […]

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e-GCSPF Newsletter # 39 – June 2020 – COVID-19

e-GCSPF # 39 – June 2020 – COVID-19           Towards a Rights-Based Social Protection System for Lebanon       This brief sets out to provide a concise analysis of the state of Lebanon’s social protection system in the context of the ongoing […]

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e-GCSPF Newsletter # 38 – May 2020 – COVID-19

e-GCSPF # 38 – May 2020 – COVID-19       Social Protection in Argentina in times of SARS-COV-2       The SARS-COV-2 pandemic has rapidly transformed our societies. Experts from different backgrounds are analyzing its consequences on the short and long term and, in terms […]

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GCSPF Newsletter # 37 – May 2020 – COVID-19

e-GCSPF # 37 – May 2020 – COVID-19           A Global Financing Mechanism for Social Protection           A proposal for the decade of action on the Sustainable Development Goals 2020-2030 More than two thirds of the world’s population are […]

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Social Protection Floor Index 2020

In the face of a global catastrophe, it’s not very difficult to see the urgency for social safety nets. But even before the COVID-19 pandemic, people knew: social protection rights are human rights that should not be yielded to market forces. As early as 2012, the member […]

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A Global Financing Mechanism for Social Protection

“Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security and is entitled to realization, through national effort and international co-operation and in accordance with the organization and resources of each State, of the economic, social and cultural rights indispensable for his dignity and the […]

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GCSPF Newsletter #35 – April 2020 – COVID-19

e-GCSPF # 35 – April 2020 – COVID-19           Coronavirus is a devastating blow to children in poverty       Whilst the coronavirus has so far resulted in less severe cases among children, it can decimate their lives in a different way. […]

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