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

SASPEN2017 CfP: Disability and Social Protection

2017 SASPEN ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE INCLUSION, INTEGRATION AND TRANSFORMATION: SOCIAL PROTECTION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE SADC To read the Call for Abstracts and Concept Note in a pdf, click here (pdf, 404kb) We cordially invite you to attend the conference. Please register at https://www.conftool.net/saspen2017. Conference registration is limited … ———- Please continue reading

SASPEN brief: 8 new Briefs on Sustainability of Social Protection

In SASPEN briefs 1/2016 to 8/2016, eight presenters from the 2015 annual SASPEN Conference “Sustainability of Social Protection in the SADC: Economic Returns, Political Will and Fiscal Space” explore different facets of social protection and country case studies. Victoire Umuhire and Christoph Ernst of the International Labour Organisation discuss the … ———- Please continue reading

AUC STC Social Development, Labour & Employment: 1st Ordinary Session

April 20-24 in Addis Ababa the new Specialized Technical Committee for Social Development, Labour & Employment (STC SDLE) convened for its first ordinary session. The Ministerial meeting for Ministries of Social Development, Labour & Employment portfolios April 23-24 was preceded by an expert and social partners meeting April 20-22. SASPEN … ———- Please continue reading

PEGNet Conference 2014 in Lusaka

On the 18th and 19th of September the PEGNet Conference 2014, entitled “Employment strategies in the Developing World – How to create sufficient, productive and decent jobs” will take place in Lusaka, Zambia.  Tweet

ILO and Government of Namibia launch Social Protection Floor Assessment Report

The International Labour Organisation and the Government of Namibia have launched the Social Protection Floor Assessment Report on August 21st at the Kalahari Sands Hotel in Windhoek. The report sets out the socio-economic context and trajectory in Namibia, describes the components and performance of its social protection system (including its … ———- Please continue reading

17th ILERA World Congress 7-11 September 2015 in Cape Town

The 17th ILERA (International Labour and Employment Relations Association) World Congress will be hosted from the 7 -11 September 2015 at the Southern Sun, Cape Sun Hotel and Conference Centre in Cape Town, South Africa,  under the theme: “The Changing World of Work: Implications for Labour and Employment Relations and … ———- Please continue reading

Rights-Based Approach to Social Protection – New Blog entry on SASPEN INSIGHTS!

A new SASPEN INSIGHTS blog is out! In Some thoughts on a rights based approach to social protection Taku Fundira of SPII makes a case for a rights-based and universal social protection policy and challenges conditionality of benefits, targeting and stigma as constraints on a human right. Tweet