Development Pathways will host a webinar to officially launch the Inclusive Social Security Policy Forum (ISSPF), an initiative funded by the Ford Foundation focused on building knowledge and capacity on inclusive social security in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
This week, applications have opened for the 2021 Krystle Kabare Scholarship programme. The scholarship will award one Kenyan graduate student with disabilities a full academic scholarship to attend the University of Nairobi in September.
We have now passed the one-year anniversary of a global pandemic that has killed over 2,5 million people, and continues to devastate families, upend governments, crush economies, and tear through the social sector. While the newly released World Happiness report addresses well-being during COVID-19, it is important to take a reflective look at the state of global happiness pre-pandemic.
Development Pathways presents findings for global research project on governance and social protection
Last week, Development Pathways staff presented their findings from a global research project on the governance of social protection systems.
Due to popular demand, Development Pathways is releasing new dates for the Online Course on Inclusive Social Protection: Making the Case which will take place from 3 May to 9 July 2021 with only 20 spaces available.
Action Against Hunger (AAH) France recently released a policy brief entitled “Universal social protection in the aftermath of COVID-19: a step forward towards social justice.”
Poverty Unpacked, a podcast and blog series produced by Keetie Roelen, Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Centre for Social Protection, recently released an important podcast: “Tackling child poverty: both urgency and opportunity”.
Last week, HelpAge International Asia Pacific Regional Office, with support from the Asian Development Bank, hosted a webinar titled: ‘“Building back better” in post-pandemic Asia: Back to the future for older people?’. As a...
“The UK has in place one of the least generous social security systems in the developed world” warns report titled: A Family Stimulus: Supporting children, families and the economy through the pandemic recently released by Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) in collaboration with Trades Union Congress (TUC).
Webinar reflections: The social contract and the role of social protection is crucial in building trust in governments – now and beyond COVID-19
Universal social security systems and transfers build trust and show that governments care – this was the message from the Act Church of Sweden and Development Pathways webinar held recently.