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Indonesia: Employing disabled people beneficial for companies: Expert indonesia

The Jakarta Post (01.12.2015) Companies should strive to employ people with disabilities as they have the right to employment and the skills that can benefit companies, says experts.

Disability, Employment published http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/12/01/employing-disabled-people-benefic… monitor
[Report] Further reforms needed to tackle growing risk of pensioner poverty - OECD

oecd.org (01.12.2015) Recent reforms have made pension systems more financially sustainable and pensioners have higher living standards than ever before. But future generations are likely to find their pension entitlements much less generous than today’s and many may face a serious risk of…

Pensions published http://www.oecd.org/pensions/further-reforms-needed-to-tackle-growing-risk-of-p… monitor
Financial crisis damage still being felt by pension systems worldwide

CBC News (01.12.2015) Pension systems remain under strain in many countries amid slow economic growth and moves by governments to shore up financial stability in the wake of the global financial crisis, a new report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development suggests.

Old age Pensions, Pensions economic crisis, published http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/pensions-damage-global-1.3345123 monitor
Uganda's social security fund seeks stake in planned refinery uganda

Reuters (30.11.2015) Uganda's state-run National Social Security Fund (NSSF), the country's sole pensions firm, intends to buy a stake in a planned $2.5 billion refinery to process the country's crude, the fund's top official told Reuters on Monday.

Financing, Pensions published http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/30/uganda-pensions-idUSL8N13P05F20151130… monitor
Deutschland: Gesundheitssystem stärker für Migranten öffnen germany

Bundesregierung Artikel (17.11.2015) Zuwanderer sollen einen besseren Zugang zum Gesundheitssystem erhalten. Das betonte die Kanzlerin beim Integrationsgipfel im Kanzleramt. Merkel ging auch auf die Anschläge in Paris ein und bekräftigte, es müsse alles getan werden, die Verbrechen aufzuklären…

Health Insurance, Extension of coverage extending coverage, migration, megatrends, published https://www.bundesregierung.de/Content/DE/Artikel/2015/11/2015-11-17-integratio… monitor
France: Le Parlement adopte définitivement le projet de budget de la Sécurité sociale pour 2016 france

Le Monde (01.12.2015) Le Parlement a adopté définitivement, lundi 30 novembre, par un ultime vote de l’Assemblée nationale, le projet de budget de la Sécurité sociale pour 2016. Le texte vise notamment à ramener le déficit sous la barre des 10 milliards d’euros (à 9,7 milliards contre 12,8…

Financing published http://mobile.lemonde.fr/financement-de-la-sante/article/2015/11/30/le-parlemen… monitor
France: Le grand bazar des minima sociaux france

Le Point )30.11.2015) De l'ATA au RSA, il existe une dizaine de minima sociaux. Une pléthore que la Cour des comptes juge sévèrement : insatisfaisante, inéquitable, illisible.

Social assistance poverty, published http://www.lepoint.fr/editos-du-point/sophie-coignard/le-grand-bazar-des-minima… monitor
Mauritanie : création d'un fonds d'assurance maladie pour les personnes âgées

apanews.net (28.11.2015) Le président mauritanien Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz a annoncé la création d’un fonds d’assurance maladie pour les personnes âgées, dans un discours prononcé vendredi soir à l'occasion de la célébration du 55e anniversaire de l'indépendance du pays.

Pensions published http://apanews.net/news/fr/article.php?id=839853 monitor
France: En quoi consiste le « fonds de pension à la française » voulu par Emmanuel Macron ? france

lemonde.fr (27.11.2015) Vendredi 27 novembre, Emmanuel Macron a détaillé son projet de « fonds de pension à la française » devant un parterre d’assureurs réunis à l’occasion de la COP 21. Le ministre de l’économie veut créer un nouveau cadre réglementaire pour que l’argent épargné par les…

Pensions published http://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2015/11/27/emmanuel-macron-precise-son-p… monitor
Chile: Ministro Barraza por cambio de ficha de protección social: "Buscamos que el sistema sea más justo"

ADN Radio (30.11.2015) A partir del próximo año, la ficha de protección social dará paso a un nuevo sistema de beneficios, el Registro Social de Hogares, lo que según el ministro de Desarrollo Social, Marco Barraza, hará que "el sistema sea más justo".

Governance and administration published http://www.adnradio.cl/noticias/nacional/ministro-barraza-por-cambio-de-ficha-d… monitor
India: Conditional cash transfer - ‘Girls who benefitted more likely to continue education’ | The Indian Express india

The Indian Express (30.11.2015) A survey conducted by the International Centre for Research on Women has revealed that girls who received conditional cash transfer (CCT), attained higher schooling and were more likely to continue their education.

Social assistance brics, poverty http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/chandigarh/conditional-cash-transfer-gi… monitor
WHO calls on countries to protect health from climate change

WHO Media Centre (17.11.2015) According to WHO estimates, climate change is already causing tens of thousands of deaths every year - from shifting patterns of disease, from extreme weather events, such as heat-waves and floods, and from the degradation of air quality, food and water supplies,…

Health, Health promotion, Shocks & extreme events megatrends, published http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/statements/2015/climate-change/en monitor
Nigeria: AfDB Advises FG against Hasty Implementation of Social Protection Policy nigeria

This Day Live (30.11.2015) The Country Director, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Ousmane Dore, has said the present administration’s social welfare policy where it planned to introduce a direct conditional monthly social security payment of N5,000 for 25 million poor Nigerians needed…

Extension of coverage, Social Policies & Programmes poverty, extending coverage, published http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/afdb-advises-fg-against-hasty-implementatio… monitor
France: La hausse « atypique » des demandeurs d’emploi qui travaillent france

Le Monde (26.11.2015) C’est une donnée qui retient rarement l’attention lorsque les chiffres du chômage sont publiés, à la fin de chaque mois. La ministre du travail, Myriam El Khomri, n’y a pas fait la moindre allusion dans le communiqué qu’elle a diffusé, le 26 octobre, pour commenter la…

Unemployment megatrends, published http://mobile.lemonde.fr/politique/article/2015/11/26/la-hausse-atypique-des-de… monitor
France: Fraude : bientôt de nouveaux outils pour aider Pôle emploi france

ouest-france.fr (25.11.2015) Un projet de loi prévoit de mutualiser les moyens des agents chargés de lutter contre la fraude sur ceux des autres organismes de protection sociale.

Error evasion and fraud published http://www.ouest-france.fr/societe/fraude-bientot-de-nouveaux-outils-pour-aider… monitor
Uganda: Gov’t told review social protection policy uganda

New Vision (26.11.2015) Governement has been asked to review the Social Protection Policy to include vulnerable groups like the youth in agriculture production who lack financial support.

Governance and administration, Social Policies & Programmes managing reforms http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/676160-gov-t-told-review-social-protection-poli… monitor
[Opinion] Universal Health Coverage: An Opportunity for Investors -- and the World

The Street (12.11.2015) Universal health coverage isn't just one of the UN's future goals, it's also an opportunity for investors.

Extension of coverage extending coverage, megatrends, published http://www.thestreet.com/story/13361740/1/universal-health-coverage-an-opportun… monitor
EU: New start for working parents and caregivers: Commission launches public consultation on work-life balance european union

Europa (18.11.2015) The European Commission has today launched a public consultation on how to improve work-life balance and reduce obstacles to women's participation in the labour market, thereby contributing to the employment headline target of the Europe 2020 Strategy.

Family benefits, Employment published http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2388&furtherNews=… monitor
Bangladesh: Govt trying to cut workplace deaths bangladesh

The Daily Star (25.11.2015) The government is trying to ensure that no deaths will occur due to a lack of safety in workplaces in the country, said Syed Ahmed, inspector general of the Department of Inspection of Factories and Establishment (DIFE).

Occupational accidents and diseases published http://www.thedailystar.net/city/govt-trying-cut-workplace-deaths-177574 monitor
Philippines: Moving toward inclusive growth philippines, the

Business Mirror (24.11.2015) While the excitement from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meeting hosted by the Philippine government last week has simmered down, the issues and challenges linked with this year’s Apec theme—“Building Inclusive Economies, Building a Better World”—remain…

Governance and administration published http://www.businessmirror.com.ph/moving-toward-inclusive-growth monitor
India Poised to Move to Social Protection Floor: ILO india

outlookindia.com (24.11.2015) With the impressive array of social security programmes in India, the country is ideally poised to move to Social Protection Floor (SPF), International Labour Organization (ILO) has said.

Extension of coverage, Social Protection Floor poverty, extending coverage, published http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/india-poised-to-move-to-social-protect… monitor
[Opinion] Cities: The new frontier of social protection

blogs.worldbank.org (09.11.2015) Cities are where most of the world’s population lives, where more and more of population growth will occur, and where most poverty will soon be located.

poverty, published https://blogs.worldbank.org/voices/cities-the-new-frontier-of-social-protection… monitor
Suisse: Retirer sa LPP deviendra difficile, voire impossible switzerland

Tribune de Genève (25.11.2015) A la retraite, toucher sa prévoyance sous forme de capital pourrait ne plus être une option.

Financing published http://www.tdg.ch/suisse/retirer-lpp-deviendra-difficile-voire-impossible/story… monitor
Côte d'Ivoire: Sidi Touré exhorte les jeunes à adhérer à la Couverture Maladie Universelle côte d'ivoire

Abidjan Net (20.11.2015) Le Ministre délégué auprès du Président de la république, chargé de la promotion de la Jeunesse et de l’Emploi Jeunes s’est fait enrôler à la Couverture Maladie Universelle (CMU) ce jeudi à son Cabinet, en présence d’une délégation de la Caisse Nationale d’Assurance…

Health, Health Insurance, Extension of coverage extending coverage, published http://news.abidjan.net/h/573718.html monitor
UK: New construction guidance to stop workers dying each week from occupational disease

HSE Media Centre (20.11.2015)The construction industry has launched new guidance to encourage better management of occupational health risks. HSE is urging the industry to put an end to the hundreds of construction workers that die of occupational diseases every month.

Occupational accidents and diseases published http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/new-construction-guidance-to-stop-workers-dying-ea… monitor