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Recording of the Webinar on the UN Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions

The video of the webinar on the "UN Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions" is now online. The webinar took place on April 26, 2024.

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

Watch the recording of the session that was organized by the Global Campaign for the Right to Social Security during the CSPF. The session took place on April 17, 2024.

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World Bank and IMF Executive Directors: Support States to Realize the Human Right to Social Security

Human rights, faith-based, and economic justice organizations wrote to the World Bank and IMF Executive Directors to express concerns that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) are failing to promote the human right to social security for all.

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

The Global Campaign for the Right to Social Security invites you to join our session at the CSPF that will take place on April 17, 2024.

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Video of the side event “Unlocking Gender Equality: The Power of Universal Social Security Programs”

The video of the side event “Unlocking Gender Equality: The Power of Universal Social Security Programs” is now online. The side event was held on March 14, 2024 during the CSW68.

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Invitation side event “Unlocking Gender Equality: The Power of Universal Social Security Programs”

The virtual event will be held on March 14th, 2024 during the CSW68.

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Submission to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on good practices and challenges to strengthen the fulfilment of the right to social security

The organisations that jointly advocate for the Right to Social Security, welcome the opportunity to provideinput regarding Human Rights Council Resolution 52/11 on the question of the realisation in all countries of economic, social and cultural rights, with a focus on the right to social security. This submission presents research on social security across 16 countries, conducted by the signing organisations from 2019 and 2023.

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The GCSPF inputs to the Summit of the Future

Read here the inputs of the GCSPF to the preparation of the Zero Draft of the Pact for the Future.

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Video of the Event “Building a New Eco-social Contract and Advancing Social Security in Times of Debt and Austerity”

The video of the event "Building a New Eco-social Contract and Advancing Social Security in Times of Debt and Austerity" is now online. The event took place on Friday, October 13, 2023 during the Civil Society Policy Forum of the WBG-IMF Annual Meetings 2023 held in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Social Security for all Campaign at the 2023 Annual Meetings

Members of the GCSPF participated at the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) - International Monetary Fund (IMF) Annual Meetings 2023 held in Marrakech, Morocco, from 9 to 15 October, 2023.

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Invitation side event at the IMF/WBG Annual Meetings in Marrakech

The session “Building a New Eco-social Contract and Advancing Social Security in Times of Debt and Austerity” will take place during the Civil Society Policy Forum (CSPF) of the WBG-IMF Annual Meetings 2023 in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Video of the launching of the Campaign “Social Security for All“

Watch here the video of the launching of the Campaign “Social Security for All“ held on 4th October 2023.

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Global Demand for Universal Social Security

Groups Press Governments, IMF, World Bank for New Eco-Social Contract

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Campaign Launch: Social Security for All – Key Pillar for a New Eco-Social Contract

Join us to the launch of the Campaign "Social Security for All: Key Pilla for a New Eco-Social Contract" to be held on October 4, 2023.

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GCSPF at the 2023 UN's Development Cooperation Forum

Barry Herman made an intervention on behalf of the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd, a member of the GCSPF and also on behalf of the GCSPF at the UN's Development Cooperation Forum. His intervention (see here) was part of the interactive discussion that followed the panel presentation. The UN's Development […]

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Invitation Side Event at the LDC5 Civil Society Forum

The side event "Progress through Social Protection - Current initiatives and financing at national and international level" will take place on Monday, March 6th from 5 to 6:30 pm at Civil Society Forum of the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5). Moderator: Martha Bekele, Development Initiatives Speakers: Social Protection: An investment […]

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World Bank’s definition of ‘universal’ social protection – another buzzword?

The Covid-19 pandemic and its related shocks have revealed the value of public services and social protection floors. Institutions tasked with ending poverty like the World Bank are increasingly under pressure to support vital public services and play a key role in wider universal social protection (USP) discussions. The World Bank recently released its latest […]

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GCSPF response to the World Bank's new social protection strategy

Response from the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors to the World Bank’s new Strategy for Social Protection. Download pdf version. With this statement, the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF), representing more than 120 civil society organisations and trade unions from all over the world, intends to react to the World Bank’s new […]

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Sharan Burrow

(General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, ITUC)

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Prof. Olivier De Schutter

(UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights)

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Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmena

(Executive Director of the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights)

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Presiding Bishop Dr. Shoo

(Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania – ELCT)

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Joycia Thorat

(Project Officer, Church’s Auxiliary for Social Action)

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Dr. Tavengwa M Nhongo

(Director, the Africa Platform for Social Protection – APSP) guide you through different aspects of this new Global Fund explaining why we need the Fund and how it would work.

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Roundtable - Winning the Fight against Poverty and Inequality

The Round Table “Winning the fight against poverty and inequality: a Social Protection Floor for Everyone” has been organised by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Brot für die Welt and SOLIDAR in the framework of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors. This debate took place on 4th November 2015 in the European Parliament in Brussels.

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Civil Society Organizations Views - HelpAge International Thailand
https://youtu.be/EkHDk3rNvlI?list=UUG71Gahbl7tYjyVtyc4suDw
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Civil Society Organizations Views - Self Employed Women Association
https://youtu.be/IP5gnjGQESQ?list=UUG71Gahbl7tYjyVtyc4suDw
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Civil Society Organizations Views - Asia Europe People Forum
https://youtu.be/d_ebO7_G4AY?list=UUG71Gahbl7tYjyVtyc4suDw
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Civil Society Organizations Views – Phoenix Center Jordan
https://youtu.be/mONTlLaSwGE?list=UUG71Gahbl7tYjyVtyc4suDw
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Members of the European Parliament's Views
https://youtu.be/ti3n5j2HtV4?list=UUG71Gahbl7tYjyVtyc4suDw
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Olivier de Schutter on the New Global Fund

To support Least Developed Countries set up and develop national social protection floors, the UN Special Rapporteurs on the Right to Food, Olivier De Schutter, and on extreme poverty and human rights, Magdalena Sepulveda, have proposed to set up a Global Fund for Social Protection. This short video, produced by SOLIDAR - together with the […]

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