A Happy New Year 2018 to all our Website Visitors and the SASPEN Network

The SASPEN Board of Directors and the Secretariat wish the entire Network and all our visitors to the website a happy and productive 2018. We are pleased to have you on board as we continue in our quest for enhanced Social Protection in the region. Once again we have an … ———- Please continue reading

Lusaka Colloquium: Social Protection for Persons with Disabilities

On April 25, 2016, SASPEN, the Platform for Social Protection Zambia (PSP), and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Zambia (FES) hosted the the second 2016 Lusaka Social Protection Colloquium themed “Social Protection for Persons with Disabilities” Zambia’s Minister of Community Development and Social Welfare , Hon. Emerine Kabanshi, MP, Ms Catalina Devandas Aguilar, … ———- Please continue reading

Lusaka Social Protection Colloquium: Social Protection, Labour Law and Decent Work

On July 15, 2015, SASPEN, the Platform for Social Protection Zambia (PSP) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Zambia (FES) hosted the 2nd 2015 Lusaka Social Protection Colloquium themed “Social Protection, Labour Law and Decent Work” with presentations by Zambia’s Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Fackson Shamenda, MP, Ms Milensu Kapaipi of the International Labour … ———- Please continue reading

Olivier: Social Protection in Africa and China

On May 22-23, 2015, SASPEN Advisory Council member, Prof Evance Kalula, hosted an Africa-China-Colloquium themed “China-Africa: Evolving Sino-African Relations” in Cape Town. It was co-organized by the UCT Confucius Institute, UCT Centre for African Studies and the Institute for African Alternatives. SASPEN Steering Committee member Prof Marius Olivier presented on … ———- Please continue reading