social protection

Investing in an ageing world: shifting debates from costs to investments

2017-05-03T09:53:27+00:00 Tags: , , , |

Our world is ageing and, in some countries and regions, rapidly. The fact that people now live longer, in better health, and generally in better conditions than ever before is a remarkable success story. But what opportunities and challenges [...]

Interview with Dr Bazlul Haque Khondker, an expert economist from Bangladesh discussing social protection

2017-07-14T15:06:42+00:00 Tags: , , , |

  What are some of the reasons that make social protection for older people so important, economically and socially? A large number of older people are either poor or vulnerable to sudden change, and they enter into retirement without [...]

The Feasibility of a universal social pension in the Philippines

2017-03-10T02:52:56+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

Following the first report "The Philippine Social Pension at Four Years: Insights and Recommendations" published last year, this report focuses on the question of whether a universal social pension would be appropriate and feasible in in a country like the [...]

Universal social pension: Feasibility in the Philippines (infographic)

2017-03-10T02:57:19+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

This is a summary of the report called "The Feasibility of a Universal Social Pension in the Philippines". The infographic consists of 5 sections presenting the concept of universal social pension, benefits and affordability in the context of the Philippines. Language: [...]