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Targeted social assistance is missing the poor and insecure middle, workshop hears

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Economic impacts of Uganda's Senior Citizen Grant highlighted

Significant rates of return for Uganda's Senior Citizen Grant are shown in a new paper presented at a workshop in Kampala yesterday.

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Informal workers' need for social protection under spotlight in regional workshop in Hanoi

The need to find ways to provide social protection for South East Asia's informal workers is to be discussed at a regional workshop in Hanoi, Vietnam, this week.

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Child protection: one year on from global partnership launch, attention turns to action

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SDGs progress: Less than half the world's population are covered by a social protection scheme

The world needs to intensify efforts to boost the incomes of the poor, including by expanding social protection systems: the clear message of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals Report for 2017

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Nepal's social protection system: something to be proud of!

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Disability, Health & Human Development

This talk will describe the current understanding of the links between disability and wellbeing. It will introduce the human development model to define disability and map its links with health and wellbeing.

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