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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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Event “International Solidarity to Support a Robust and Inclusive Recovery – A Global Social Protection Fund”

The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF), in partnership with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), is pleased to invite you to the event “International Solidarity to Support a Robust and Inclusive Recovery – A Global Social Protection Fund” that will be held in the framework […]

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GCSPF e-Newsletter # 50 – March 2021

e-GCSPF # 50 – March 2021       Event at the CSocD59: Building Roofs and Raising Floors Through Inclusive Digital Technologies and A Global Fund for Social Protection       The video and the notes of the virtual side event “Building Roofs and Raising Floors […]

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Financing for development in the era of COVID-19 and beyond

Ana Zeballos spoke on behalf of the GCSPF at the Civil Society Meeting “Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond”, Cluster 2: socio-economic response: social protection, gender, youth, health, education, and human rights. The consultation with NGOs and Civil Society Organizations was held under […]

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