On 21 July 2021, the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the World Food Programme (WFP) brought together experts to discuss the links between school meals and South-South cooperation during and after the COVID-19 crisis.
This webinar will pilot an innovative new format focusing on the perspective of employers, as well as presentations by members of public employment services (PES).
Amongst others, the webinar will discuss measures designed to support SMEs during and after the crisis, measures to support the self-employed in changing career after the crisis, and experience of collaboration between PES and employers.
As part of Team Europe's response to COVID-19 in Malawi, the European Union has allocated €39 million to mitigate the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will address the increasing needs of vulnerable parts of the population in the field of nutrition and social protection, including pregnant women and children.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) called Morocco a “success story” for its innovative solutions to expand social protections amid the COVID-19 crisis. In the October edition of its Regional Economic Outlook report, the IMF addressed a key challenge the governments of developing countries have faced during the COVID-19 crisis: Supporting informal workers.
Slide presentation of the webinar held on 20 October 2020. This webinar presented the progress made and challenges faced by Peru, as well as the experiences of Colombia and Kyrgyzstan in using telehealth to provide comprehensive care to children in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is the graphic design by Sonja Niederhumer for Expert panel discussions 1 and 2 at the Global e-Conference Turning the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity: What's next for social protection? These sessions provided insights about the implications of the COVID-19 crisis for the future of adaptive, shock-responsive, and universal social protection.