Civil Society Declaration: Social Protection Floors as the Preeminent Strategy United Nations 55th Commission for Social Development

The Civil Society Forum held to allow civil society participants to engage at the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (1-10 February, 2017 at UNHQ in New York) as well as in ongoing discussions related to implementation of social protection, including floors, at national and local levels. The forum was planned by the NGO Committee for Social Development in joint sponsorship with UN-DESA Division for Social Policy and Development and it was held from 30-31 January 2017.

Here you can find the full version of the declaration of the Civil Society Forum that it is also available in French and Spanish.

Civil Society Call for a Global Fund for Social Protection

Civil society organizations and trade unions unite to call for a Global Fund for Social Protection to protect the most vulnerable.

Social Security for All

Civil society organizations and trade unions call governments and international financial institutions to make a commitment to create social security systems that enable everyone to realize their rights. Governments and financial institutions should end policies that have been failing millions of people.

SP&PFM Programme

The programme Improving Synergies Between Social Protection and Public Finance Management provided medium-term support to multiple countries aiming to strengthen their social protection systems at a national level and ensure sustainable financing. The programme aimed to support countries in their efforts towards achieving universal social protection coverage.
This initiative was implemented jointly by the ILO, Unicef, and the GCSPF.

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