Extended Deadline – FES Zambia Scoping Paper Consultant for its Continental Project on Social Protection

The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) Zambia with ITUC/ALRN; WIEGO & APSP – have extended the deadline for submission of technical proposals and accompanying documents for the scoping paper consultancy on the status of Rights Based Social Protection in Sub – Saharan Africa. Deadliine for submission of documents is 21st June, … ———- Please continue reading

FES Zambia is looking for a Scoping Paper Consultant for its Continental Project on Social Protection

The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung(FES) Zambia, in close collaboration with its social protection partners across Africa – ITUC/ALRN; WIEGO & APSP – is looking for a consultant to conduct a scoping exercise on the status of Rights Based Social Protection in Sub – Saharan Africa. For more details, on the Project and … ———- Please continue reading

Adapting the Graduation Approach for People with Disabilities: Opportunities and Challenges

Fonkoze, Trickle Up, CGAP and PPAF will be hosting a webinar titled “Adapting the Graduation Approach for People with Disabilities” on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 9:00-10:30 am EST. The webinar will discuss Graduation adaptations for people with disabilities. Trickle Up, Fonkoze and PPAF have significant experience implementing Graduation programs … ———- Please continue reading

ISPA: Traning Opportunity in Resource Mobilisation

The institute for Social Policy in Africa (ISPA) is an international consulting company and Training Service Provider specialised in socioeconomic development as it applies to the African region. Established in South Africa in 2014, ISPA has a continental footprint and operates in Sub-Saharan Africa. ISPA has regional hubs in Rwanda, … ———- Please continue reading

Academy on Social Security – International Training Center of the ILO

The International Training Center of the ILO has just announced a range of ISSA Guidelines Training activities under the Academy on Social Security. The programs on offer include: Good Governance Information and Communication Technology Contribution Collection and Compliance Return to Work and Reintegration Administration Solutions for Coverage Extension Investment of Social … ———- Please continue reading

Call for Proposals – Putting children first: Identifying solutions and taking action to tackle poverty and inequality in Africa – 23 – 25 October 2017

The Ethiopian Centre for Child Research, Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP), the ESRC-DFID Impact Initiative and the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty, including African Child Policy Forum (ACPF), Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP), Save the Children, UNICEF and Young Lives are hosting a three-day international conference with the aim of engaging policy makers, practitioners … ———- Please continue reading

Call for Papers – ILERA WORLD CONGRESS 2018 – July 23 -27, 2018

The International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) has released the Call for Papers for the 2018 ILERA World Congress themed “Employment for a Sustainable Society: What Is to Be Done?” The Congress will be held in Seoul from July 23 to 27, 2018 providing opportunities for the discussion of … ———- Please continue reading

ILO Lusaka looking for Feasibility Study Consultant – Extension Informal Workers

ILO Lusaka is looking for a consultant to conduct a Feasibility study on extension of Social Security coverage to smallholder farmers and casual agriculture workers in the informal economy in Zambia (Reference N°2016-1224204]. Please see relevant documents below and if interested contact ILO Lusaka at the contact points provided in the documents. wcms_515358 tors-on-introduction-of-levy-construction_30082016 … ———- Please continue reading

FAO SOCPRO seeks a “Social Protection Policy and Programming Specialist”

The FAO Social Protection Team (SOCPRO) is looking for a “Social Policy And Programming Specialist” in order to assist the the FAO’s efforts to strengthening the coherence between agriculture and social protection in Lesotho. The task for the specialist will be: Providing technical support to the National Social Protection Strategy … ———- Please continue reading

Webinar: Linkages Humanitarian Cash Transfers and Long-term Social Safety Nets

A webinar themed “A Framework and Practical Guidance on Linking Humanitarian Cash Transfer with Long-Term Social Safety Nets” and organized by the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) and the Oxfort Policy Management (OPM) hosted by socialprotection.org on May 12, 2016 at 9 – 10.30 (EST) will addresses following topics: 1. The need for … ———- Please continue reading

FAO ESP seeking Social Protection Consultant

The FAO’s ESP is looking for a Social Protection Consultant – Extending coverage of social protection to rural areas – who should work home-based with missions to FAO Head Quater (Rome) and selected countries. FAO and ILO are working together to promote and support the effective reach and coverage of … ———- Please continue reading

FAO SOCPRO Rome looking for Economist

The FAO Social Protection Team (SOCPRO) Rome is looking for an Economist. We are seeking an Economist to deepen and push forward the agenda on the linkages between agricultural and social protection interventions. The Economist will join a team of economists, anthropologists and policy specialists and will lead quantitative analytical work, … ———- Please continue reading

FES Lusaka: Call for expressions of interest – Stakeholder and Website Mapping

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Lusaka is inviting expressions of interest to conduct two independent mapping analysis exercises: Mapping of stakeholders engaged with Social Protection on African continental and sub-regional level Mapping of websites engaged with Social Protection on African continental and sub-regional level Deadline for expressions of interest to conduct either analysis is May … ———- Please continue reading

Call for Papers – Social Protection Symposium Bonn 5-6 Sep

The department of Social Security Studies from the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), GIZ, the German Development Institute (DIE) and the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance are convening an international symposium on: “Social protection systems – tying the knots”  on September 5-6, 2016 in Bonn, Germany. … ———- Please continue reading

PASGR research, scholarship and training opportunities

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is a not-for-profit organisation based in Nairobi, Kenya, that seeks to increase the capacity of African academic institutions and researchers to produce research that can inform social policy and governance. It seeks to do this through a research programme on social … ———- Please continue reading

Centre for Social Protection: Short Course 2016

The Centre for Social Protection (CSP) is offering the third round of the short course ‘Social Protection: policies, programmes and evidence’. This 4-day course focuses on getting you up to speed with current knowledge, evidence and practice of social protection. It offers a unique opportunity for policy makers, practitioners and researchers … ———- Please continue reading

FAO: Role of Rural Organizations in Social Protection

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has started a global study on good practices in harnessing the role of rural organizations in social protection. The goal is to document cases and compile an “Inventory of practices” on the current and potential role of rural organisations in social … ———- Please continue reading

UNICEF Zimbabwe looking for Child Protection Specialist

UNICEF Zimbabwe is looking for a Child Protection Specialist (Social Protection) – NOD Level (Fixed Term Post), under the guidance of the Chief Child Protection, responsible for the Social Protection component of the programme, particularly the development of strategies and actions to implement the national child-sensitive social protection framework. See … ———- Please continue reading

ILO Zambia Call for Proposals: Review of Social Protection Legislation

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is looking for a consultant to conduct a Review of Social Protection Legislation and Regulations for Coverage of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in the Agricultural and Construction Sectors of Zambia. In Zambia, the agricultural sector is the largest sector in terms of employment of … ———- Please continue reading

CSDA looking for Associate Professor/Senior Researcher

The Center for Social Development in Africa (CSDA) at the University of Johannesburg is looking for an Associate Professor/ Senior Researcher (5 year contract). The center is dedicated to basic, applied and strategic researching social development and development welfare. See the full application form here. Deadline is very soon – 2015-08-02. Tweet

U Maastricht call for PhD Candidate on Social Protection

The PhD project investigates how different groups of migrants who come to Limburg organize their and their family’s social protection. It focuses on people who work in Limburg but have their families in another country bordering Limburg, and vice-versa. It asks how such families organize their family lives, and especially … ———- Please continue reading

Call for Applications: Funded ESRC PhD studentship on Lesotho and Malawi at U Dundee

Applications are invited for a full-time, three-year PhD studentship to undertake a research project examining the political and economic power relationships behind social cash transfer schemes (pensions, child grants etc.) that are being implemented in Lesotho and Malawi. The project will involve extensive fieldwork in both countries. Tweet

BRS-U Job Offer: Research Fellow Cash transfers and health protection in Ghana and Kenya

The Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences is looking for a research fellow (50%) for the international research project “Breaking the Vicious Circle between Poverty and Ill-Health – Are cash transfers and social health protection policies in Ghana and Kenya mutually complementing?”. The project aims at analysing the relationship between cash … ———- Please continue reading

FAO Call for good practices: the role of rural organisations in Social Protection

The FAO is calling for good practices on how to harness the role of rural organisations in Social Protection. Deadline is Friday, May 29. A concept note can be found here. The objective of this study is to build a knowledge base for policymakers and development practitioners to assess the potential … ———- Please continue reading

ILO ITC: Free fellowships for ISSA ICT workshop

The International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin offers a limited number of places for the workshop ISSA Guidelines on Information and Communication Technology, to be held in Turin on 8-12 June 2015. Free fellowships for African participants are still available that cover all costs excluding flight. Information Communication … ———- Please continue reading

SADC Basic Income Grant: Call for Campaign Endorsement

The Campaign for a SADC wide Basic Income Grant (BIG) calls for endorsements by May 15th. Busiso Moyo of the Campaign Secretariat at the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) writes to us The campaign has been taking stock of gains made thus far and more importantly, it has … ———- Please continue reading

Call for applications: UNICEF Tanzania looking for consultancy on Social Protection

UNICEF Tanzania’s department of “Social Policy and Analysis for Development” (SPAD) is looking for national and international consultants to support the implementation of the UN Joint Programme on Social Protection. Main task of the assignment is to assist the Government of Tanzania in implementing the recently adopted Arusha Declaration on … ———- Please continue reading