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

APSP Annual Delegates Conference Report

The Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) has published a comprehensive report of its 2015 Annual Delegates Conference that was held in Rwanda from 22nd-24th October 2015. Please access the report here (pdf, 972kb). The report features presentations on the African Union Agenda 2063, Child-Sensitive Social Protection, Social Protection and … ———- Please continue reading

APSP Annual Delegates Conference 2015 in Kigali

The Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) has hosted its 2015 Annual Delegates Conference in Kigali, Rwanda on Oct 22-23. Delegates of a unique organisation inspired one another to make a difference in the lives of the poor and marginalised in Kigali on 22nd and 23rd October 2015. Delegates attending … ———- Please continue reading

SASPEN-PSP-FES International Workshop: Social Indices in the SADC Context

The Southern African Social Protection Experts Network (SASPEN) together with The Platform for Social Protection Zambia (PSP) and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Lusaka (FES) hosted an international expert workshop on June 10-11 at Chaminuka Lodge, Lusaka themed Social Indices in the SADC Context Measuring: Inequality – Monitoring Resource Distribution – Promoting Justice. Click here to … ———- Please continue reading

Pictures of Index Workshop 2015

INDEX-WORKSHOP-2015

Social Indices in the SADC Context
Measuring Inequality – Monitoring Resource Distribution – Promoting Justice
International Expert Workshop, 10-11 June 2015

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APSP Newsletter VIII: Building Grassroots Capacity in Social Protection

The Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) has published its 8th newsletter (pdf, 960kb), covering the time period January-April 2015. Themed “Building Grassroots Capacity in Social Protection” the newsletter covers stories from the DRC, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Also: The APSP is now a member of the Global Coalition for … ———- Please continue reading

Third APSP Newsletter

The Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) has published its third newsletter, in which the prospect of delivering social protection to the informal economy is a leading issue, which was also discussed at a SASPEN conference September last year. Download the newsletter here (pdf, 1.4mb). In the second APSP newsletter … ———- Please continue reading

APSP adopts Harare Communiqué

At their annual delegates conference themed “Grassroots Participation in Social Protection”, Oct 31-Nov 1 in Harare, the 23 member platforms of the Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) adopted the Harare Communiqué, which calls for universal, comprehensive and sufficiently funded social protection programmes and policies in all countries under direct participation … ———- Please continue reading

Second APSP Newsletter

The Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) has published its second newsletter, in which the launch and development of SASPEN is prominently featured. You can download it here (pdf, 3.7mb). “On September 16th, 2013, Dr. Tavengwa Nhongo, had the honour of launching the Southern African Social Protection Experts Network, SASPEN, … ———- Please continue reading