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France: Retraites complémentaires - vers une taxe sur le licenciement des séniors france

Les Echos (29.10.2015) Les partenaires sociaux s’engagent à créer une taxe sur les licenciements de seniors, qui sera versée au nouveau régime unifié Agirc-Arrco.

Old age Pensions, Unemployment published http://www.lesechos.fr/economie-france/social/021440817656-retraite-complementa… monitor
Canada: Quebec’s eldercare challenge: A crisis comes of age canada

Montreal Gazette (31.10.2015) Eldercare in Quebec has evolved dramatically over the last 50 years — from a model in which the family played a predominant role (with three generations sometimes living under one roof) to largely state-funded institutional care.

Old age Pensions, Health published http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/aging-well/quebecs-eldercare-challen… monitor
Study: Children hardest hit by Europe's economic crisis european union

Euractiv (27.10.2015) Some 26 million children and young people in Europe are threatened by poverty or social exclusion after years of economic crisis, according to a new study by the Bertelsmann Foundation, which gave Greece the worst marks in the entire EU.

Social assistance, Inequalities megatrends, poverty, published http://www.euractiv.com/sections/social-europe-jobs/study-children-hardest-hit-… monitor
[Analysis] Nutrition, effective cash transfers: How to ensure social protection

Hindustan Times (01.11.2015) Small and marginal farmers comprise 85% of the land holdings in India. Social protection is a survival tool for the rural poor, who have no easy access to wage labour. India recognised the need for social protection early on and introduced a slew of social protection…

Social assistance, Conditional Cash Transfers, Inequalities megatrends, poverty, published http://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/quality-nutrition-effective-cash-transfe… monitor
Social protection systems should be more inclusive of persons with disabilities – UN rights expert

UN/News (28.10.2015) States should make their social protection systems more inclusive for persons with disabilities, rather than pursuing models that often lock them into a cycle of dependence and poverty, a UN expert on the rights of persons with disabilities has said.

Disability published http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=52406#.VjNCB2PqpV0 monitor
Business and social protection: ILO launches Global Business Network for Social Protection Floors

ILO/News (29.10.2015) The newly-created ILO Global Business Network for Social Protection Floors has been officially launched on Wednesday at ILO headquarters in Geneva.

published http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/media-centre/press-releases/WCMS_419404… monitor
Maroc: Protection sociale des indépendants - le régime de retraite et l’assurance maladie seront séparés morocco

La Vie Eco (28.10.2015) Les médecins exigent que le projet soit déposé avant le 31 décembre au Parlement. Les notaires s’apprêtent à signer un contrat de couverture maladie complémentaire avec un assureur privé. La CNSS dit être techniquement prête pour la gestion de ce nouveau régime.

Governance and administration published http://www.lavieeco.com/news/economie/protection-sociale-des-independants-le-re… monitor
Polynésie française: La protection sociale généralisée a 20 ans : et après? france

Tahiti infos (28.10.2015) En 1995 la mise en place de la protection généralisée en Polynésie française assurait un accès pour tous aux soins et l'ouverture de minima sociaux, un sacré bond en avant. 20 ans plus tard, cette PSG a du mal à financer les retraites en raison d'un…

published http://www.tahiti-infos.com/La-protection-sociale-generalisee-a-20-ans-et-apres… monitor
Suisse: 2e pilier: Le plus bas taux sur la prévoyance depuis 1985 switzerland

Tribune de Genève (28.10.2015) Dernier bastion d’une rétribution encore assez intéressante de l’épargne, le taux d’intérêt minimum sur le deuxième pilier des cotisants actifs s’écroule aussi, et est abaissé pour l’année prochaine à 1,25% par le Conseil fédéral. Devant se monter au minimum à 1,75…

published http://www.tdg.ch/economie/bas-taux-prevoyance-1985/story/12034472 monitor
Different conditions of older people across the EU european union

Europa (21.10.2015) The rapid ageing of the EU has put emphasis on the need to extend working lives and has highlighted the importance of the employment and social situation of older people.

Old age Pensions, Population ageing published http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2356&furtherNews=… monitor
SAP launches Institute for Digital Government

ARNNet (27.10.2015) Software business, SAP, has launched the SAP Institute for Digital Government alongside five other foundation partners – the Australian Catholic University, Australian National University, European Social Network, International Social Security Association and National…

ICT published http://www.arnnet.com.au/article/587573/sap-launches-institute-digital-governme… monitor
Azerbaijani delegation attends ISSA Bureau meeting in Geneva azerbaijan

Azerbaijan State News Agency (27.10.2015) A delegation of the State Social Protection Fund of Azerbaijan has attended the 111th Bureau meeting of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) held in Geneva, Switzerland.

published http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_delegation_attends_ISSA_Bureau_meeting_i… monitor
Ghana: Gender Ministry Implements Social Protection Interventions for Vulnerable Groups ghana

Allafrica (23.10.2015) The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has formulated and launched a Child and Family Welfare Policy (CFWP) which is designed to prevent and protect children from all forms of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation.

Social Policies & Programmes, Inequalities megatrends, poverty, published http://allafrica.com/stories/201510231376.html monitor
La protección social y la seguridad alimentaria pueden contribuir a poner fin a la epidemia de sida

UNAIDS (19.10.2015) El Día Mundial de la Alimentación de este año, celebrado el 16 de octubre, subraya la importancia de los programas de protección social que ayudan a las comunidades locales y que contribuyen a un círculo positivo de crecimiento económico, reducción de la pobreza, mejora de la…

Health published http://www.unaids.org/es/resources/presscentre/featurestories/2015/october/2015… monitor
Algérie: Près de 25% du PIB consacré à la protection sociale (ministère) algeria

Maghreb Emergent (27.10.2015) Près de 25 % du produit intérieur brut (PIB) est consacré au système de la protection sociale en Algérie, a-t-on appris lundi à Alger, auprès du ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité sociale. "L'Algérie consacre près de 25% de son PIB au…

Financing published http://www.maghrebemergent.com/actualite/breves/fil-maghreb/52360-algerie-pres-… monitor
France: L’Assemblée vote la création d’une « protection universelle maladie » france

Le Monde (23.10.2015) Les députés ont voté jeudi 22 octobre dans la soirée la création d’une « protection universelle maladie » (PUMA). Si tout se passe comme prévu, les assurés du régime général pourront bientôt signaler « en un clic » leur changement de situation sur le site Ameli. De quoi…

Health, Extension of coverage extending coverage, published http://mobile.lemonde.fr/societe/article/2015/10/23/l-assemblee-vote-la-creatio… monitor
Women, work and the Sustainable Development Goals: The future of work depends on the future of women at work

ILO/News (21.10.2015) Shauna Olney, Chief of the ILO’s Gender, Equality and Diversity Branch, explains why achieving gender equality is crucial for the world of work.

Employment, Inequalities megatrends, published http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/comment-analysis/WCMS_417388/l… monitor
Mali: Conférence nationale sur la protection sociale : Brainstorming autour des pistes pour réduire les inégalités sociales mali

Malijet (22.10.2015)«La protection sociale, un droit pour tous», c’était le thème de la conférence nationale sur la protection sociale, tenue les 19 et 20 octobre derniers au CICB. La tenue de cette conférence s’inscrivait dans le cadre des activités de la 21ème édition du Mois de la solidarité…

poverty, published http://malijet.com/a_la_une_du_mali/138636-conference-nationale-sur-la-protecti… monitor
France: Bercy détaille les économies en 2016 sur la protection sociale, france

Les Echos (22.10.2015) Les économies attendues s’élèvent à 7,4 milliards d’euros, dont 800 millions espérés grâce à la négociation Unédic.

Financing published http://www.lesechos.fr/economie-france/budget-fiscalite/021421789619-bercy-deta… monitor
Italy: Boeri warns against partial measures in pension reform italy

Gazzetta del Sud (09.10.2015) Tito Boeri, president of Italy's state pension and social security agency INPS, on Friday said that an "organic and structural intervention" is needed for Italian pension reform, not "partial measures drop by drop". "There really needs…

managing reforms, published http://www.gazzettadelsud.it/news/english/161793/Boeri-warns-against-partial-me… monitor
[Opinion] Is universal health care coming to South Africa? south africa

CNN (22.09.2015) What do you do when over half of health sector spending is available to less than a fifth of the population? When only 16% have private health insurance and the 84% who do not are forced to turn to a public sector overstretched and understaffed?

Health, Extension of coverage brics, extending coverage, published http://edition.cnn.com/2015/09/21/africa/south-africa-nhi-universal-health-care monitor
US: Tests of New Features on HealthCare.gov Go to the Wire United States

The New York Times (19.10.2015) With the Affordable Care Act’s third open enrollment period to begin in less than two weeks, federal officials are racing to fix new features of HealthCare.gov that are supposed to make it easy for consumers to find insurance plans that cover their doctors and…

Health, ICT published http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/20/us/politics/tests-of-new-features-on-healthca… monitor
Tunisie/Maroc: signature d'une nouvelle convention de sécurité sociale tunisia, morocco

atlasinfo.fr (20.10.2015) La Tunisie et le Maroc ont signé, lundi à Tunis, une nouvelle convention dans le domaine de la sécurité sociale, qui vient actualiser celle de février 1987 en élargissant notamment le spectre des catégories bénéficiaires.

Governance and administration, Bilateral agreement international_agreement, published http://www.atlasinfo.fr/Tunisie-Maroc-signature-d-une-nouvelle-convention-de-se… monitor
Can social protection stop child labor in agriculture?

fao.org (16.10.2015) Currently, worldwide, there are 168 million children in child labour, a practice that is particularly pervasive in agriculture and among poor rural households. Almost 60 percent of child labourers aged between five and 17 work in agriculture, often forcibly, and many are…

Extension of coverage, Social assistance, Social Policies & Programmes extending coverage, rural world, published http://www.fao.org/world-food-day/blog/can-social-protection-stop-child-labor-i… monitor
«Une protection sociale pour tous»

Le Quotidien (20.10.2015) Le Cercle des ONG de développement rappelle que seuls 27% de la population mondiale a actuellement accès à des régimes complets et efficaces de sécurité sociale, et milite pour une protection universelle.

Extension of coverage, Social Policies & Programmes extending coverage, published http://www.lequotidien.lu/politique-et-societe/une-protection-sociale-pour-tous monitor