Recording of the event “Examining the Progress of the World Bank's Commitment to Universal Social Protection”

Watch the recording of the session “Examining the Progress of the World Bank's Commitment to Universal Social Protection.” The session that was organized by the Global Campaign for the Right to Social Security was held at the 2024 Civil Society Policy Forum (CSPF), World Bank & IMF Spring Meetings on April 17, 2024.

The speakers at the event were Matthew Greenslade (Associate Development Pathways), Jamele Rigolini (Deputy Director of Social Protection and Jobs at the World Bank), Angella Kasule Nabwowe (Executive Director of the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) in Uganda), Isobel Frye (Executive Director of the Social Policy Initiative in South Africa). The event was moderated by David Sherfinski (Thomson Reuters Foundation). 

Read more about this session:

Beyond the World Bank: The fight for universal social protection in the Global South” by Matthew Greenslade (Bretton Woods Project, April 2024).

Examining the progress of the World Bank’s commitment to universal social protection” by Matthew Breenslade (Development Pathways, April 2024).

The invitation is here.

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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