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International solidarity to eradicate poverty: supporting the initiative of a Global Fund for Social Protection

Statement to the International Labor Conference Recurrent Item Discussion on Social Security 4 June, 2021 Download pdf version here. Thank you very much for the opportunity to contribute to this discussion. My name is Johanna Wagman, I am speaking on behalf of the Global Coalition for Social […]

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Newsletter e-GCSPF # 54 – June 2021

e-GCSPF # 54 – June 2021               Civil Society Training Manual on Public Finance Management for Social Protection       This Civil Society Training Manual on Public Financial Management for Social Protection by Gemma Adaba and Barry Herman explores the […]

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GCSPF e-Newsletter # 53 – May 2021

e-GCSPF # 53 – May 2021           Civil society’s recommendations to the G7       On April 2021 the Civil Society 7 Summit released the “Civil society’s recommendations to the G7” that include the Global Fund for Social Protection under “Global sustainable […]

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Q&A on the Global fund for social protection

Download PDF version June 2021 CONTENT 1. MAIN QUESTIONS   What is social protection?   What is a social protection floor?   What would a Global Social Protection Fund do?   Why is a fund needed?   Why support this proposal at this moment?   Many countries […]

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US letter for a Global Fund for Social Protection

The US Coalition of the GCSPF sent a letter and a briefing on “Expanding social protection: benefits for workers, businesses, and communities” to the US government to support the global fund at both the G7 and G20. LETTER Download pdf version May 7, 2021   Mr. Jake […]

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GCSPF e-Newsletter # 52 – May 2021

e-GCSPF # 52 – May 2021           G20 TALKS South Africa must raise Africa’s voice for a social protection Global Fund       OP-ED – By Markus Kaltenborn and Letlhokwa George Mpedi The proposal to set up a Global Fund for Social […]

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G20 talks: South Africa must raise Africa’s voice for a social protection Global Fund

People living in the world’s poorest countries, who are particularly at risk of poverty, cannot wait until it becomes possible to provide stable financing for social protection programmes from domestic resources alone. They need such protection right now, especially in light of the devastation wrought by the […]

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GCSPF e-Newsletter # 51 – April 2021

e-GCSPF # 51 – April 2021           Video of the Event “International Solidarity to Support a Robust and Inclusive Recovery – A Global Social Protection Fund”       The video of the virtual event “International Solidarity to Support a Robust and Inclusive […]

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Global Fund for Social Protection: Social security for all

For years, social experts have proposed the establishment of a Global Fund for Social Protection – an international institution to help low-income countries develop the capacity to finance a minimum level of social protection for their population. The debate is now gaining momentum. Amid the Covid-19 crisis, […]

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Video of the event International solidarity to support a robust and inclusive recovery: A global social protection fund

The video of the virtual event “International Solidarity to Support a Robust and Inclusive Recovery – A Global Social Protection Fund” is now online. The virtual event, co-organized by the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), was held in […]

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