social protection

Asia Pacific Social Protection Week 2019

2019-07-23T15:33:20+07:00Tags: , , |

Date: 9-12 September 2019 Location: Manila, the Philippines The Asia Pacific Social Protection Week 2019 (APSP 2019), a regional knowledge-sharing event, will discuss challenges and opportunities to expand social protection in response to demographic shifts and achievement of the Sustainable [...]

Is income security possible in Asia without social pensions?

2019-05-21T14:02:22+07:00Tags: , , |

Social protection has increasingly been recognised as one of the most effective measures to tackle poverty and inequality. The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Social Protection Floors Recommendation (no. 202) promotes four guarantees to ensure basic income security throughout the life cycle. Target 1.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals [...]

Commission on the Status of Women 2019

2019-02-14T14:31:35+07:00Tags: , , , |

Date: 11-22 March 2019 Venue: United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. The Commission elaborated a multi-year programme [...]

Electronic delivery of social cash transfers in Myanmar: options assessment

2018-08-20T10:06:53+07:00Tags: , , , |

This policy brief is a summary of findings from the Oxford Policy Management's assessment of electronic payment options for social cash transfer programmes in Myanmar. The way social transfers are paid is important as this can mediate the impact [...]