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Social Protection Floors as Key Tool for Eradicating Poverty: Best Practices and Strategies for the Future

  The side event “Social Protection Floors as Key Tool for Eradicating Poverty: Best Practices and Strategies for the Future” was held last February 2, 2018 in the framework of the 56th Commission for Social Development. The moderator of the event was Peter Bakvis, Director, International Trade […]

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Statement of the Global Partnership on Universal Social Protection

Statement of the GCSPF for the side event of the Global Partnership on Universal Social Protection (USP2030) New York, 31 January 2018 Thank you very much for the opportunity to contribute to this important discussion on behalf of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors. The Global […]

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GCSPF participation at the 56th Session of the Commission for Social Development

Members of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors will participate in the fifty-sixth session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD56). The CSocD56 will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 29 January to 7 February 2018. The Commission is the advisory […]

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Invitation: Universal Social Protection – Towards a partnership for all

Universal social protection is crucial to ending poverty and tackling inequalities to leave no one behind. It aims to provide income security and protect people against the risks they face in the different stages of their lives through social assistance, social insurance and labour market interventions. Join […]

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Invitation: Social Protection Floors as key tools for eradicating poverty

The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) will held a side-event entitled “Social Protection Floors as key tools for eradicating poverty: best practices and strategies for the future” uring the 56th edition of the Commission on Social Development (CSocD). The side-event will take place on Friday 2, […]

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Opportunities and challenges in implementing Social Protection Floors – Nairobi, January 2018

The meeting of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors was held in Nairobi, Kenya last January. The meeting of the core group of the Coalition “Opportunities and challenges in implementing Social Protection Floors”, highlighted opportunities and challenges existing in the area of implementing social protection floors […]

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Social Protection Floor Index 2017

The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors, a network of almost 100 NGOs and trade unions organisation worldwide, is happy to announce the publication of The Social Protection Floor Index (SPFI), Update and Country Studies (2017). The Global Coalition for the Social Protection Floor (SPF) developed the Social […]

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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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