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Social registries: A gateway to social and economic inclusion 2023-11-16 latin america

worldbank.org (01.11.2023) Identifying those who are most in need of social protection services and benefits is a challenge for any decision maker. The erroneous identification of the population group that needs assistance may result in serious consequences in terms of equality, effectiveness of…

Data management Published_SS_Monitor https://blogs.worldbank.org/latinamerica/social-registries-social-and-economic-… pmassetti
Malaysia. Pension system needs upgrading as nation heads towards ‘super-aged society’ 2023-11-14 malaysia

pensionpolicyinternational.com (14.10.2023) MALAYSIA is undergoing a significant demographic shift towards an ageing population.  The World Bank has projected that with 14% of the population aged 65 and above by 2044, it will officially be an “aged society”. By 2056, Malaysia is expected to…

Pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.pensionpolicyinternational.com/malaysia-pension-system-needs-upgrad… pmassetti
Digital Financial Inclusion In Practice: Haiti Brief 2023-11-14 haiti

World Food Programme (19.10.2023) When crises hit, delivering government assistance through digital payments can help lay the foundations for greater financial resilience and women’s economic empowerment. In Haiti, WFP’s work has centred around building Digital Public Infrastructure for more…

Digital inclusion Published_SS_Monitor https://www.wfp.org/publications/digital-financial-inclusion-practice-haiti-bri… pmassetti
Santé: faut-il s'inspirer du système danois? 2023-11-10

Le Temps (10.11.2023) En Suisse, on est en général très contents de la qualité du système de santé mais assez déprimés par les coûts qu’il engendre. Alors quittons un instant notre pays pour regarder comment les choses se passent ailleurs. Par exemple au Danemark, dont le système de santé est…

Health Published_SS_Monitor https://www.letemps.ch/videos/decryptages/en-video-sante-faut-il-s-inspirer-du-… pmassetti
Health at a Glance 2023 - OECD 2023-11-09

oecd.org (2023) Health at a Glance provides a comprehensive set of indicators on population health and health system performance across OECD members and key emerging economies. This edition also has a special focus on digital health, which measures the digital readiness of OECD countries’ health…

Health, Information and communication technology Published_SS_Monitor https://www.oecd.org/health/health-at-a-glance/ pmassetti
The ambivalent and ambiguous impacts of digitalisation on job quality of workers in public services in the European Union 2023-11-07 european union

ose.be (2023) The case of electricity production and supply, hospital, and public administration sectors

Human resource management, Technological transition Published_SS_Monitor https://www.ose.be/publication/ambivalent-and-ambiguous-impacts-digitalisation-… pmassetti
The politics behind EU legislation on platform work: institutional synergies and a novel constellation of players 2023-11-07 european union

OSE (2023) Often depicted as the epitome of the future of work in the digital society, working through digital platforms has triggered heated political and scientific debates in the field of labour relations and social protection. The business model of one specific type of platform, namely ‘on-…

Legal frameworks digital platforms Published_SS_Monitor https://www.ose.be/publication/politics-behind-eu-legislation-platform-work-ins… pmassetti
Inclusive Digital Health. Policy Overview 2023-11-06

paho.org (02.11.2023) One of the eight guiding principles for the digital transformation of the health sector promoted by the Pan American Health Organization is inclusive digital health. This policy brief presents key concepts, recommended lines of action and indicators for monitoring with the…

Health, Information and communication technology Published_SS_Monitor https://iris.paho.org/handle/10665.2/58409 pmassetti
Meeting the Challenges of Multiple Crises: Lessons from the Covid-19 Pandemic 2023-11-03

ids.ac.uk (18.10.2023) In July 2023, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) hosted a series of online learning events which explored and showcased learning and impact from the Covid-19 Responses for Equity (CORE) programme. The events…

COVID-19 Published_SS_Monitor, Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/20.500.12413/18129 pmassetti
Cash Transfers and Digital Financial Inclusion: Regional evidence from the Asia-Pacific region, with a focus on Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Nepal. 2023-11-02 Asia

 World Food Programme (Feb 2023) The study examines the barriers and opportunities to strengthening digital financial inclusion for cash transfer recipients in the Asia-Pacific region, with a focus on Bangladesh, Cambodia and Nepal. Specifically, it maps the existing evidence on the landscape of…

Digital inclusion, Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor https://www.wfp.org/publications/cash-transfers-and-digital-financial-inclusion… pmassetti
Platform workers and social security: Recent developments in Europe | International Social Security Association (ISSA) 2023-11-02 Europe

In Europe, as globally, platform work remains a growing phenomenon. This article explores how recent developments in Europe affect platform workers’ rights and access to social security. In particular, it considers recent steps toward the appropriate classification of certain workers, changes in…

Difficult-to-cover groups, Digital economy Proposition_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR https://www.issa.int/analysis/platform-workers-and-social-security-recent-devel… rruggia
EU policymakers brace for clash in thorny debate over platform workers’ status 2023-10-31 Europe

euractiv.com (31.10-2023) EU institutions are preparing for confrontation over the functioning of the legal presumption of employment, the most sensitive aspect of the Platform Workers Directive, in a trilogue next Thursday (9 November).

Legal frameworks digital platforms Published_SS_Monitor https://www.euractiv.com/section/gig-economy/news/eu-policymakers-brace-for-cla… pmassetti
Pathways to Universal Digital Access to Inclusive Healthcare in the G20 2023-10-27 india

ThinkTwenty (T20) India 2023 - Official Engagement Group of G20(2023)  Universal digital access to inclusive healthcare is a part of the G20’s vision to achieve Sustainable Development Goal-3 (good health and well-being), but the pathways to accomplish this are unspecified. India and other…

Health, Information and communication technology, Service delivery Published_SS_Monitor https://t20ind.org/research/pathways-to-universal-digital-access-to-inclusive-h… pmassetti
Arab Region Social Protection Systems: Research and Policy Design Challenges 2023-10-24 arabic countries

ids.ac.uk (16.10.2023) This article examines the challenges and opportunities that exist for the production of knowledge and the design of evidence-based policies which aim at achieving more equitable and inclusive social protection systems in the Arab region. The article builds on the…

Social policies & programmes Published_SS_Monitor https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/20.500.12413/18137 pmassetti
The Dynamics of the Right to Social Protection in the Arab Region: Exploring the Role of the State in Changing Times 2023-10-24 arabic countries

Arab Reform Initiative (June 2023) Most Arab countries are currently experiencing a critical juncture in their history, encompassing not only political, social, and economic aspects but also legal dimensions. In contrast to many other regions, Arab societies are undergoing significant…

Published_SS_Monitor https://www.arab-reform.net/publication/the-dynamics-of-the-right-to-social-pro… pmassetti
Purchasing for Quality Chronic Care : Summary Report 2023-10-23

OECD  (16.10.2023) Countries are seeking ways to strengthen their financing systems to promote access to quality health services under their commitments to Universal Health Coverage. Chronic conditions account for a large burden of premature mortality, and gaps exist in patient receipt of…

Medical care https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/social-issues-migration-health/purchasing-for-qua… pmassetti
Delivering Digital G2P Payments to Urban Informal Populations: Lessons and Future Policy Implications from COVID-19 Responses 2023-10-23

worldbank.org (03.10.2023) The COVID-19 response in many Sub-Saharan African countries included the rapid deployment of social protection programs leveraging digital systems to counteract the income losses that were disproportionately experienced by urban informal populations. Using data from…

E-services, COVID-19 Published_SS_Monitor, Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/entities/publication/10bc8080-3713-4820-a7a… pmassetti
The silver lining in India’s imminent ageing problem 2023-10-19 india

pensionpolicyinternational.com (17.10.2023) India’s youthful population is often described as a key strength of the economy. India is among the youngest emerging market nations, and will remain so in the near future—a demographic dividend that makes it an attractive investment destination.…

Old-age pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.pensionpolicyinternational.com/the-silver-lining-in-indias-imminent… pmassetti
More German pensioners are slipping into poverty each year 2023-10-19 germany

iamexpat.de (18.10.2023) For an increasing number of retirees, Germany’s state pension payments are not sufficient to keep up with the rising cost of living. While the Left Party are calling for a 1.200-euro per month pension, the VdK argue that insecure working conditions lie at the heart of…

Pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.iamexpat.de/expat-info/german-expat-news/more-german-pensioners-are… pmassetti
Pathways toward digitalization in Social Protection and Labor (SPL) service delivery 2023-10-16

worldbank.org (05.10.2023) This paper offers three key contributors to the excising literature. Firstly, it reviewsthe use of technology across each phase of delivering social protection and labor (SPL) benefits and services. Secondly, it reviews evidence on potential outcomes arising from…

Technological transition Published_SS_Monitor, Published_SS_Monitor_Innovation. https://documents.worldbank.org/en/publication/documents-reports/documentdetail… pmassetti
Novissi Togo - Harnessing Artificial Intelligence to Deliver Shock-Responsive Social Protection 2023-10-13

worldbank.org (01.09.2023) This case study, jointly authored by the Government of Togo and the World Bank, documents the innovative features of the NOVISSI program and posits some directions for the way forward. The study examines how Togo leveraged artificial intelligence and machine learning…

Published_SS_Monitor https://documents.worldbank.org/en/publication/documents-reports/documentdetail… pmassetti
Europe: Social protection for the self-employed: Council calls for action to address remaining gaps 2023-10-12

consilium.europa.eu (09.10.2023) Self-employed workers are key players in European economy and innovation. Therefore, we need to ensure and improve their social protection coverage across Europe in order to ensure decent working and living conditions for them. Now, more than ever, we need a…

Published_SS_Monitor https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2023/10/09/social-prote… pmassetti
Extending social protection to migrant workers in the Arab region 2023-10-10 arabic countries

ILO (June 2023) An analysis of existing barriers and good practices in light of international social security standards. This research paper aims to examine barriers to the social security of migrant workers in the Arab region, identify current practices and chart possible avenue for progressive…

Extension of coverage, Migration Published_SS_Monitor https://www.ilo.org/beirut/publications/WCMS_886164/lang--en/index.htm pmassetti
Boosting Social Inclusion in Spain : Improving Pathways and Co-ordination of Services 2023-10-09 spain

OECD (29.09.2023) Spain has a high share of the working age population at risk of poverty or social exclusion and a high incidence of child poverty. While Spain has introduced a minimum income at the national level, social inclusion policies are the responsibility of the regions. At present, the…

Customer-centric Published_SS_Monitor https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/social-issues-migration-health/boosting-social-in… pmassetti
Lessons From Japan And Italy On Managing The Aging Population 2023-10-03

outlookindia.com (28.09.2023) More than one in 10 people in Japan are aged 80 or older. About 29 per cent of its 125 million people are 65 or older, the highest in the world ahead of Italy (24.5 per cent) and Finland (23.6 per cent).

Old-age pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.outlookindia.com/international/lessons-from-japan-and-italy-on-mana… pmassetti