Rights-Based Social Protection: From Rhetoric to Action

56th UN Commission for Social Development Session, Side Event at the United Nations Headquarters, New York The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in partnership with the Worldwide Network Nigeria: Women in Development and Environment, a member of the Society for Family and Social Protection, and the Africa Platform for Social Protection will be hosting … ———- Please continue reading

UNRISD: Social Inclusion, Poverty Eradication and Agenda 2030

Working Paper 15 of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) by Esuna Dugarova explores the concept of social inclusion and its relation to poverty alleviation and inclusive development: This paper argues that there are three key interrelated areas that are critical for poverty eradication and inclusive development, which … ———- 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

Namibia: Bishop Kameeta new Minister for Social Welfare

Namibia is in the process of establishing a full Social Protection Floor. This process has been underscored by the creation of a new line ministry and the appointment of one of the most prominent social protection advocates in Namibia as minister. The new Namibian President, Hon. Hage Geingob, has appointed … ———- Please continue reading