International MA in Analysis and Design of Social Protection Systems

The Bonn Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences in Germany invites practitioners and professionals in the area of social protection to participate in one of the two programs listed below. International Master degree (MA) in Analysis and Design of Social Protection Systems Visit the university’s website to find more information about … ———- Please continue reading

ILO: coverage deficit of old age long term care provision

A new ILO working paper analyzes coverage deficits in the provision of old age long-term care in 46 countries. Due to the global demographic ageing, all countries are challenged by growing longterm care (LTC) needs for older persons. However, these needs are largely ignored and range very low on the … ———- Please continue reading

ILO Policy Paper: Social Protection for Older Persons

The ILO published a policy paper on social protection for older persons. It (i) provides a global overview of the organization of pension systems, their coverage and benefits, as well as public expenditures on social security, in 178 countries; (ii) analyses trends and recent policies, e.g. extension of coverage in a … ———- Please continue reading

African Campaigners & Archbishop Tutu urge Social Protection for the aged

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the African Campaigners urge social protection for the aged. Led by South African Nobel Laureate, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the campaigners urged governments to establish policies and laws that enhance old people’s contribution to socio-economic development. “We must appreciate the contribution of old … ———- Please continue reading