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Commission’s report on progress in modernising member states’ social protection systems 2015-04-27 european union

The Baltic Course (27.04.2015) Experts from the European Social Policy Network published a report, which showed progress made by the some EU member states in implementing reforms toward the modernisation of the social protection systems. However, the states have to activate efforts across the EU…

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Ghana: Social Protection Policy to fulfill govt promise 2015-04-23 ghana

Ghanaweb (22,04.2015) Mr Antwi-Boasiako Sekyere, the Eastern Regional Minister, has observed that the development of a National Social Protection Policy would not only benefit the less privileged in society, but also give meaning to government’s promise to promote good governance and investment…

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France: Diviser le nombre de minima sociaux pour les rendre plus efficaces 2015-03-11 france

Les Echos (11.03.2015) gouvernement vient d'annoncer deux réformes substantielles et, au fond, pleines de bon sens. En fusionnant avec la prime pour l'emploi (PPE), le mécanisme de soutien à la reprise d'activité va être reformaté et rebaptisé « prime d'activité ». En…

published http://www.lesechos.fr/idees-debats/editos-analyses/0204210409030-diviser-le-no… monitor
Ageing workforce poses risks for Eastern Europe, says report 2015-03-10

Financial Times (10.03.2015) Eastern Europe risks booming economic growth ending and strains on the public purse rising unless there are radical reforms to employment, migration and education policies, the World Bank warns.

Old-age pensions, Population ageing http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/bad6f028-c63a-11e4-add0-00144feab7de.html#axzz3T… monitor
US: Enrollment Period for Health Insurance Ends; Now the Tax Penalties Start 2015-02-19 United States

The New York Times (17.02.2015) The Affordable Care Act’s second open enrollment period ended on Sunday. Well, almost. Some computer problems over the weekend have led the administration to give a one-week extension to people who tried and failed to sign up.

Financing http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/17/upshot/enrollment-period-for-health-insurance… monitor
Les 1% les plus riches possèderont en 2016 la moitié de la richesse mondiale 2015-01-20

latribune.fr (19.01.2015) A l'approche du forum économique mondial de Davos, l'organisation Oxfam dénonce le creusement rapide du fossé entre grandes fortunes et le reste de la population mondiale.

poverty http://www.latribune.fr/actualites/economie/france/20150119trib562d63d6d/les-1-… monitor
China pension reform targets civil servant privileges 2015-01-20 china

financial times (15.01.2015) China’s 40m public sector employees are to lose their exemption from paying into the state pension system, as the government looks to curb public outrage over excess benefits for civil servants.

Old-age pensions, Pensions, Governance and administration, Social policies & programmes brics, managing reforms http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/3141eb64-9c97-11e4-a730-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3P… monitor
Honduras: Empresarios satisfechos con nueva ley de Seguridad Social 2015-01-13

latribuna (12.01.2015) La presidenta del Consejo Hondureño de la Empresa Privada (Cohep), Aline Flores, destacó hoy lunes, la importancia que tiene la aprobación de la nueva Ley Marco del Seguridad Social Universal.

published http://www.latribuna.hn/2015/01/12/empresarios-satisfechos-con-nueva-ley-de-seg… monitor
Qatar (New hospitals to have large clinics for occupational health 2015-01-12 qatar

gulf-time (11.01.2015) These clinics will provide all occupational health services for all the workers, thereby minimising the risks associated with their works," explained Dr Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad al- Thani, director, Public Health, SCH, on the sidelines of a training programme on…

Occupational accidents and diseases http://www.gulf-times.com/qatar/178/details/422892/new-hospitals-to-have-large-… monitor
Falling Through the Cracks of China’s Health-Care System 2015-01-06 china

wsj(04.01.2015) China says 95% of its 1.34 billion people are covered by medical insurance. That should have included Zhao Guomei, whose struggle with a rare but treatable disease shows how the system is failing for millions of China’s workers.

Health brics http://www.wsj.com/articles/falling-through-the-cracks-of-chinas-health-care-sy… monitor
UK: Autumn Statement 2014: What it means for pensions 2014-12-03 united kingdom

Telegraph (03.12.2014) Britain's pension system is undergoing its biggest reform in decades, and the Chancellor has used the Autumn Statement to define some of the changes further

Pensions http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/autumn-statement/11268687/Autumn-Statement-P… monitor
Ouverture à Alger d'un bureau de liaison de l’Association internationale de la sécurité sociale 2014-10-29 Africa

Algérie Presse Service (28.10.2014) Un bureau de liaison de l'Association internationale de la sécurité sociale (AISS) pour l'Afrique du Nord a été inauguré officiellement mardi à Alger, en vertu d’un mémorandum d’accord signé entre les deux parties.

http://www.aps.dz/sante-sciences-tech/13028-ouverture-%C3%A0-alger-d-un-bureau-… monitor
España: Las ETT calculan que colocar a un parado cuesta 14.000 euros 2014-10-28 spain

Seis agencias privadas de colocación –entre las que están Adecco y Manpower, dos de las principales empresas de empleo temporal– tienen ya la tarea de intentar encontrar empleo a como mínimo 10.981 parados repartidos por toda España.

Employment http://cincodias.com/tag/empleo/a monitor
France: Les enjeux de la réforme des retraites pour les pensions de réversion 2014-09-11 france

lemonde.fr (22.08.2018) Si certains agitent un peu vite le chiffon rouge d’une « suppression » pure et simple de ces pensions, le chantier engagé par le gouvernement pose de nombreuses questions.

Pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/article/2018/08/22/les-enjeux-de-la-reform… massetti
Canada: Réforme des retraites : les aînés craignent de s'appauvrir 2014-09-01 canada

ici.radio-canada (25.08.2014) Au tour des aînés de critiquer le projet de loi sur les régimes de retraite. La réforme proposée par le gouvernement libéral « contribuerait indéniablement à l'appauvrissement des aînés », selon le réseau de la Fédération de l'âge d'or du Québec

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France: Retraites - les droits familiaux réduisent les inégalités entre les sexes sans les résorber 2014-05-15 france

lesechos (13.04.2014) C'est une question à laquelle la réforme des retraites, promulguée en janvier dernier, n'a pas répondu. Comment réformer les droits familiaux pour réduire les écarts de pension entre les hommes et les femmes ? Après plusieurs mois d'hésitation l'an…

Old-age pensions, Pensions, Inequalities managing reforms http://www.lesechos.fr/economie-politique/france/actu/0203491245908-retraites-l… monitor
Suisse: Pensions: La situation des caisses de prévoyance s'est améliorée 2014-05-06 switzerland

tdg.ch (06.05.2014) La situation générale des caisses de prévoyance continue de s'améliorer grâce notamment à de bons résultats en matière de placements, se félicite la commission chargée de les surveiller.

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Madagascar: Pauvreté - La protection sociale passe au scalpel 2014-05-06 madagascar

L' Express de Madagascar (05.05.2014) Réfléchir et mettre en place des nouvelles orientations de la protection sociale à Madagascar, sont les principaux objectifs du colloque international sur la protection sociale, qui va se tenir mercredi, à l’hôtel Carlton Anosy, sous le parrainage du…

poverty http://www.lexpressmada.com/blog/actualites/pauvrete-la-protection-sociale-pass… monitor
Making smart use of technology: How electronic registration made Kenya's universal pension possible 2014-04-25 kenya

developmentpathways.co.uk (21.03.2018) The Government of Kenya made a landmark decision in 2017 to provide a basic monthly pension income to its older citizens over the age of 70 years. The move represents a major step forward in the building of Kenya’s national social protection system. As the…

Technology projects can be plagued by user resistance to change, poorly-scoped requirements, high levels of complexity, weak project planning and monitoring, team members lacking specialist skills required to execute the

Information and communication technology Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR http://www.developmentpathways.co.uk/resources/making-smart-use-of-technology-h… massetti
Ahead of the Bell: US unemployment benefits 2014-03-24 United States

Businessweek (20.03.2014) The Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week. The report will be released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Thursday.

Unemployment http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2014-03-20/ahead-of-the-bell-us-unemployment-ben… monitor
US: Review: HealthCare.gov a winner despite glitches 2013-10-04 United States

usatoday.com (03.10.2013) Look past its start-up glitches -- they'll get fixed -- HealthCare.gov is an out-of-the-box success for consumers shopping for health insurance.

Health http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/10/03/healthcaregov-website-r… monitor
Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana: India’s Innovative Women Empowerment and Social Protection Scheme 2013-09-04 india

myind.net (21.08.2018) The Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) of the Indian government, initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22 January 2015, is best characterized as a part of the integrated system of innovative initiatives to enhance women empowerment and broaden and deepen social…

gender_and_inequality Published_SS_Monitor https://myind.net/Home/viewArticle/sukanya-samriddhi-yojana-indias-innovative-w… massetti
Les enjeux des blockchains 2013-09-04 france

France Stratégie (22.06.2018) La technologie blockchain promet des transactions programmables sans intervention d’un tiers de confiance. Le potentiel disrupteur d’une telle innovation appelle une stratégie publique alliant régulation et soutien à l’innovation… sans attendre.

digital platforms Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR, Proposition_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_DOCUMENTS http://www.strategie.gouv.fr/publications/enjeux-blockchains massetti
3 ways to fill Asia-Pacific’s social protection gap 2013-07-06 Asia, indonesia

adb.org (14.06.2018) In recent years, countries in Asia and the Pacific have taken serious steps to expand various aspects of their social protection systems with increased spending. Nearly 60% of the region’s population now has access to health care.

cct Published_SS_Monitor https://blogs.adb.org/blog/3-ways-fill-asia-pacific-s-social-protection-gap massetti