The IMF prepares its new institutional view on how to address social protection in its work with member countries, the GCSPF prepared a technical note “The IMF’s new policy framework on social protection. A view from the GCSPF” to highlight a number of policy considerations that the Coalition believes the IMF should take into account in its deliberations. The technical note was sent to IMF executive directors on 17 January 2019. The note is here.
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.
The programme Improving Synergies Between Social Protection and Public Finance Management provides medium-term support to multiple countries aiming to strengthen their social protection systems at a national level and ensure sustainable financing. The programme aims to support countries in their efforts towards achieving universal social protection coverage.
This initiative is implemented jointly by the ILO, Unicef, and the GCSPF.