social protection

Community-Based Social Protection in the Dry Zone, Myanmar

2016-12-26T07:05:16+00:00 Tags: , , , |

HelpAge International (Myanmar Country Office), with funding from LIFT donor consortium, has embarked on a three-year project to expand social protection to vulnerable households in Myanmar’s central dry zone. The project seeks to strengthen community and government capacity to [...]

Charter of Recommendations: a Report by the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors

2018-01-17T16:28:30+00:00 Tags: , , |

This charter of recommendations emerged from the Global Coalition of Social Protection Floors meeting at New Delhi, India (27-29th January, 2016). Twenty-five representatives from five different regions came together to talk with each other, to exchange best practices, to converse on the dilemmas [...]

Social protection for older persons: Key policy trends and statistics

2017-01-23T19:34:03+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

This policy paper: (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 [...]

Older People Association’s infographic – Asia

2016-12-26T13:49:17+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , , |

Older people associations are sustainable, self-managed, multi-functional, community led organisations which aim to enhance equitable and inclusive local development. The info graphic displays information on establishing OPA and enhancing local development through OPA building. Language: English Published: HelpAge International, [...]