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

CfP: Comprehensive Social Protection – Annual SASPEN Conference

Agenda 2063 and Agenda 2030 – Comprehensive Social Protection in the SADC International Conference 18-19 October 2016 SASPEN (Southern African Social Protection Experts Network) and FES (Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung) will be hosting a two day international conference on “Comprehensive Social Protection in the SADC” in Johannesburg, on 18 and 19 October 2016. … ———- Please continue reading

Oxford Development Studies: Disability and Social Protection

A recent article in Oxford Development Studies reviews disabilities and social protection programs in low- and middle-income countries. This paper systematically reviews the evidence on whether persons with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries are adequately included in social protection programmes, and assesses the financial and non-financial impacts of participation. Overall, we … ———- Please continue reading

Malawi Irish Ambassador Hails Cash Transfer Scheme

Irish Ambassador to Malawi Aine Hearns has commended the social cash transfer program being implemented in the country as important tool for improving the lives of vulnerable households. “Social Cash Transfer is money trickling down into the pockets of the most needy people in society and the programme is tackling … ———- Please continue reading