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|Social protection for people with disabilities in Europe: An analysis of policies in 35 countries - Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion - European Commission||2023-01-06||Europe||
European Commission (03.01.2023) Principle 17 of the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) emphasises the right of people with disabilities to “income support that ensures living in dignity” as well as “services that enable them to participate in the labour market and in society”. This…
|The impact of using an income supplement to meet child poverty targets : evidence from Scotland||2023-01-03||united kingdom||
strathprints.strath.ac.uk (2022) In 2017 the Scottish Government passed the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act with the commitment to significantly reduce the relative child poverty rate from the current prevailing level of around 25% to 10% by 2030/31. In response, the government introduced the…
|Accord entre la Tunisie et le Québec dans le domaine de la sécurité sociale | La Presse de Tunisie||2022-12-22||
La Tunisie est parvenue à un accord avec le Québec dans le domaine de la sécurité sociale, garantissant la couverture médicale et les pensions de vieillesse et d’invalidité au profit de la communauté tunisienne établie dans cette vile canadienne, a annoncé le ministère des Affaires sociales.
|Study on Bilateral Labour and Social Security Agreements In North Africa||2022-12-22||Africa||
2018 - The purpose of this study is to undertake in-depth research on the different bilateral labour agreements and social security agreements in the North Africa sub-region, with particular emphasis on Egypt, Tunisia, and Morocco.
|The Evolution of Maternity and Paternity Leave Policies over Five Decades — a Global Analysis||2022-12-19||
worldbank.org (2022) This research analyzes the evolution of maternity and paternity leave across the world, covering 190 countries over 52 years. The data show striking differences both within and between countries in how leave distribution for parents upon the birth of a child has evolved. The…
|Next Generation government-to-person (G2P) Payments : Building Blocks of a Modern G2P Architecture||2022-12-19||
worldbank.org (2022) As we move into an increasingly digital world, governments across the globe are leveraging new technologies to deliver services better, faster, and more transparently. Globally, over a quarter of adults are receiving payments from the government whether through public sector…
|E-services||epayment||Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_DOCUMENTS||https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/38193||pmassetti|
|Working Paper : Pension funds in sub-Saharan Africa||2022-12-16||Africa||
wider.unu.edu (2022) The population structure the world over is going through a demographic shift, and the elderly proportion is projected to increase with population growth. This change is a matter of concern for sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, where the majority of the people are young…
|Aging societies: How can we design societies that benefit older and younger people?||2022-12-12||
eurekalert.org (07.12.2022) The success of longevity interventions is putting countries on paths to becoming aging societies, in which the number of individuals aged 65 and older is equal to the number of people aged 15 and younger. This outcome may lead to resistance to investments in healthy…
|Healthcare financing and social protection policies for migrant workers in Malaysia||2022-11-30||malaysia||
plos.org (09.12.2022) For Malaysia, a nation highly dependent on migrant labour, the large non-citizen workforce presents a unique health system challenge. Although documented migrant workers are covered by mandatory healthcare insurance (SPIKPA), financial constraints remain a major barrier for…
|Health Insurance, Migration||Published_SS_Monitor||https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0243629||rruggia|
|Reducing vulnerability to weather shocks through social protection – Evidence from the implementation of Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) in Ethiopia||2022-11-22||ethiopia||
fao.org (2022) This paper uncovers the mechanisms shaping the impact of the public work component of the Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) on beneficiaries and communities’ food security and vulnerability to various shocks. From a policy perspective, the empirical findings…
|Germany prepares to reform all three pension system pillars||2022-11-21||germany||
ipe.com (15.11.2022) The German government is targeting a comprehensive reform of all the three pension system pillars during what it considers a turning point in history – Zeitwende – with high inflation, possible recession, changes in economic policies and demographic pressures.
|Social grants offer cash, but they aren't a magic bullet response to inequality in the Global South||2022-11-15||
theconversation.com (16.10.2022) Over the last three decades, there has been a proliferation of social protection programs across the Global South in what some have dubbed a development revolution. International development agencies across the ideological spectrum have embraced social protection…
|India: From digitisation to platformisation — how social protection schemes can be made more accessible||2022-11-14||india||
theprint.in (31.11.2022) Social Protection Open Digital Ecosystems (SP-ODEs) can provide beneficiaries, government and service providers a unified, digital platform to better access welfare schemes.
|Information and communication technology||Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR||https://theprint.in/economy/from-digitisation-to-platformisation-how-social-pro…||pmassetti|
|Nordic pension funds want to increase climate investments in emerging markets and developing economies||2022-11-10||
At COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, the Climate Investment Coalition (CIC), in collaboration with the Nordic Council of Ministers, presented key investor recommendations to bridge the climate finance and investment gap by 2030 towards emerging markets and developing economies. This was made…
|Over 84,000 Nigerians enrolled in micro pension plan –PENCOM||2022-11-10||nigeria||
The National Pension Commission (PenCom), yesterday revealed that over 84,000 Nigerians have enrolled in the ongoing Micro Pension plan. This was even as the Commission reiterated that it will continue to embark on massive awareness to ensure more Nigerians key into the initiative.
|Wideangle: How much does Europe spend on pensions?||2022-11-10||european union||
The New European (10.11.2022) A guide to how pensions are funded across the continent
|Digitizing cash transfers to remote rural populations: challenges and solutions from the experience of Zambia||2022-11-08||zambia||
.worldbank.org (30.09.2022) There is currently a major focus on digitization within African countries, with the interest of, on the one hand, increasing efficiency and lowering the cost-of-service delivery, and on the other hand, increasing financial inclusion for excluded parts of the…
|Information and communication technology, Cash transfers||Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR||https://documents.worldbank.org/en/publication/documents-reports/documentdetail…||pmassetti|
|Chile's Boric announces plan to end private pension system||2022-11-07||chile||
Windsor Star (02.11.2022) Chile’s President Gabriel Boric on Wednesday announced his long-awaited plan to reform the country’s controversial private pension system. In a televised address, Boric said he was planning to end Chile’s Pension Fund Administrators (AFP) system in lieu of a new…
|Long-term care in the context of population ageing: a rights-based approach to universal coverage||2022-11-03||
ILO Working paper 82. (Nov 2022) With the acceleration of population ageing, the achieving of healthy ageing is becoming a global imperative and social protection policies and social security systems have an important role to play in this endeavour.
|US: Using artificial intelligence to identify administrative errors in unemployment insurance||2022-11-01||United States||
Government Information Quarterly (October 2022) Administrative errors in unemployment insurance (UI) decisions give rise to a public values conflict between efficiency and efficacy. We analyze whether artificial intelligence (AI) – in particular, methods in machine learning (ML) – can be used…
|artificial intelligence||Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR||https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0740624X22000946||pmassetti|
|Singapore Introduces New Healthcare Reform Plan||2022-10-31||singapore||
aseanbriefing.com (21.10.2022) Singapore has recently announced a new healthcare reform plan that will shift the country’s healthcare strategy towards preventive care. The program is called Healthier SG and aims to provide a family physician and one health plan for every resident. The hope is…
|The Role of Digital in the COVID-19 Social Assistance Response||2022-10-18||
worldbank.org (2022) The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in vast numbers of people in need of social assistance, many of whom were not previously covered by social safety nets. To meet this unprecedented level of need, governments quickly scaled social assistance reaching over 1.7 billion people in…
|Information and communication technology||epayment||Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR||https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/38104||pmassetti|
|The COVID-19 crisis showed the future of G2P payments should be digital. Here's why||2022-10-17||
worldbank.org (03.10.2022) The COVID-19 crisis highlighted how digital public infrastructure (DPI) can play a critical role for governments to deliver social assistance quickly and safely. DPI not only allowed governments to reach an unprecedented number of new beneficiaries, it also allowed…
|Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR||https://blogs.worldbank.org/voices/covid-19-crisis-showed-future-g2p-payments-s…||pmassetti|
|US: Social Security COLA will be 8.7% in 2023, highest increase in 40 years||2022-10-14||
Social Security beneficiaries can expect an 8.7% boost to benefits in 2023, the Social Security Administration announced. The increase tops the 5.9% cost-of-living adjustment for 2022, which at the time was the highest in four decades.
|Ireland. Government Pushes Ahead With Pension Auto Enrolment||2022-10-11||
The government has approved the details of its new pension auto-enrolment scheme in what Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys described as a “generational reform” of the Irish pensions system. The General Scheme of the Automatic Enrolment Retirement Savings System has now been…