INCLUSION, INTEGRATION AND TRANSFORMATION: SOCIAL PROTECTION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE SADC – SASPEN Annual Conference 2017

The SASPEN Annual International Conference 2017 themed Inclusion, Integration and Transformation: Social Protection for Persons with Disabilities in the SADC took place at Protea Parktonian Hotel in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, on May 3-4, 2017. The following were the conference sub-themes: Social Protection Programmes for Persons with Disabilities; Mainstreaming Disability in Social Protection Policy; and … ———- 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

EC Study on Social Protection in sub-Saharan Africa Published

The European Commission has finalized a comprehensive study on Social Protection in sub-Saharan Africa. The research team was led by SASPEN founding, Advisory Council and Steering Committee member Prof Marius Olivier, Director of the Institute for Social Law and Policy. Prof Olivier, Francis Andrianarison and Maria McLaughlin analyse on 144 … ———- Please continue reading