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France: L’EN3S lance sa plateforme en ligne « une saison avec la sécu » france

Education et solidarité (15.02.2021) L’Ecole nationale supérieure de Sécurité sociale (EN3S), vient de lancer un tout nouveau programme intitulé : « une saison avec la Sécu ». Créé dans le sillage des rencontres « une journée avec la sécu », ce nouveau dispositif pédagogique est entièrement…

Social Policies & Programmes Published_SS_Monitor https://www.educationsolidarite.org/actualite/l-en3s-lance-sa-plateforme-en-lig… pmassetti
Canada: One-year tax exemption on COVID-19 assistance benefits canada

Newswire Quebec (12.02.2021) Individuals who have received COVID-19 assistance benefits will be exempt from paying interest on their 2020 tax balance for a one-year period. This measure is intended to provide relief to those who have been impacted by the pandemic. Specifically, individuals who…

(Quebec). Individuals who have received COVID-19 assistance benefits will be exempt from paying interest on their 2020 tax balance for a one-year period. This applies to individuals who received the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB), the Canada…

Social assistance Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/new-relieving-measures-to-help-individual… mmarquez
Colombia: Financial assistance to the unemployed for three months colombia

SuperSubsidio Colombia (25.11.2020) The family compensation funds offered a financial compensation of 160,000 Colombian pesos to unemployed persons approved by decree 801 of 2020. This is a different…

The family compensation funds offered a financial compensation of 160,000 Colombian pesos to unemployed persons approved by decree 801 of 2020. This is a different benefit from the one the…

Bogotá, noviembre 25 de 2020. AUXILIO ECONÓMICO A CESANTE DE $160.000 DEL FONDO DE MITIGACIÓN ECONÓMICA – FOME Decreto 801 de 2020. Se informa a la ciudadanía que el Gobierno Nacional a través de las Cajas de Compensación Familiar adjudicarán, hasta el 30 de noviembre, el auxilio económico del Fo

Unemployment covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.ssf.gov.co/noticias/-/asset_publisher/OtnANBInIEgH/content/auxilio-… mmarquez
Uruguay: Cash benefit for companies in the tourism sector that reincorporate workers on furlough uruguay

Banco de Previsión Social (08.01.2021) In order to promote the conservation and creation of employment in the tourism sector, the Social Security Bank (BPS) is implementing the granting of a contribution determined by the Executive Power for companies in the sector that, between December 1, 2020…

In order to promote the conservation and creation of employment in the tourism sector, the Social Security Bank (BPS) is implementing the granting of a contribution for companies in the tourism sector that, between December 1, 2020 and on March 31, 2021, reinstate those workers covered by…

Incentivos económicos para empresas del sector turístico

El beneficio alcanza a las empresas con actividad hotelera y restaurantes que reincorporen trabajadores amparados al subsidio por desempleo o que contraten nuevos empleados.

 

Con el objetivo de fome

Employment, Unemployment covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.bps.gub.uy/17777/incentivos-economicos-para-empresas-del-sector-tur… mmarquez
Uruguay: Second installment of the extraordinary payment for vulnerable families and continuation of school meal plan uruguay

Banco de Previsión Social (12.02.2021) As of Friday, February 12, the payment of the second extraordinary installment will be available for beneficiaries of family allowances for the Equity Plan and the special item for the boys and girls included in the CEIP School Meal Plan. This is an item…

Payment of second installment of the extraordinary cash benefit for vulnerable families covered under the Equity Plan. As of February, and as part of the CEIP School Food Plan, a cash benefit will be paid to recipients of family allowances whose children eat lunch in public schools in the…

10/2/2021

Partidas extraordinarias de Asignaciones Familiares y del Plan de Alimentación Escolar

A partir del viernes 12 de febrero, estará disponible el pago de la segunda cuota extraordinaria para beneficiarios de asignaciones familiares por el Plan de Equidad y la parti

Cash transfers, Food and nutrition covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.bps.gub.uy/17831/partidas-extraordinarias-de-asignaciones-familiare… mmarquez
Aide exceptionnelle au titre des congés payés france

Une aide exceptionnelle est accordée aux entreprises accueillant du public au titre des congés payés pris par leurs salariés entre le 1er janvier et le 7 mars 2021. Cette aide est limitée à 10 jours de congés payés.

Exceptional aid is granted to companies welcoming the public for paid leave taken by their employees between January 1 and March 7, 2021. This aid is limited to 10 days of paid leave.

Employment covid19 Published Measures summary https://travail-emploi.gouv.fr/le-ministere-en-action/coronavirus-covid-19/pour… pmassetti
Uruguay: Extension of sickness benefit for workers over 65 uruguay

Banco de Previsión Social (14.01.2021). Due to the continuing health emergency situation, the sickness benefit for workers aged 65 and over will be extended until February 28. Workers aged 65 or over who cannot perform their usual tasks at home and are covered by sickness allowance from December…

Due to the continuing health emergency situation, the sickness benefit for workers aged 65 and over will be extended until February 28. Workers aged 65 or over who cannot perform their usual tasks at home and are covered by sickness allowance from December 20, 2020, may remain in isolation with…

1/14/2021

Cash sickness benefits Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.bps.gub.uy/17787/extension-del-subsidio-por-enfermedad-para-trabaja… mmarquez
Covid-19 :l'aide de 900 euros pour 400 000 travailleurs précaires prolongée de trois mois, annonce Elisabeth Borne france

La ministre du Travail Elisabeth Borne a annoncé lundi 15 février que l'aide exceptionnelle de 900 euros mise en place en novembre, pour lutter contre la crise liée au Covid-19, serait prolongée de trois mois, jusque fin mai, comme l'a révélé RTL. Cette aide, qui a déjà bénéficié à 400 000…

Labor Minister Elisabeth Borne announced Monday February 15 that the exceptional aid of 900 euros set up in November, to fight the crisis linked to Covid-19, would be extended by three months, until the end of May, as revealed RTL. This aid, which has already benefited 400,000 people, allows all…

Employment, Covid-19 covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.francetvinfo.fr/sante/maladie/coronavirus/covid-19-l-aide-de-900-eu… pmassetti
Barbados: Employability project launched is also a timely response to COVID-19 barbados

Ministry of Labour Barbados (16.07.2020) Government’s Employability Project fits well within the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) policy framework, says ILO Deputy Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Claudia Coenjaerts. Addressing the launch of the Employability…

Launch of the employability proyect which seeks to facilitate the insertion and re-insertion of the labour force in the labour markets. This is a free program provided by the Ministry of Labour through the National Training Initiative, and in partnership with the ILO.

Employability Project Fits ILO Policy Framework

July 16, 2020

Government’s Employability Project fits well within the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) policy framework, says ILO Deputy Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Claudia Coenjaerts.

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Unemployment, Employment policies covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://labour.gov.bb/employability-project-fits-ilo-policy-framework/ mmarquez
Mexico: Unemployment insurance, a necessary response in Mexico mexico

El Economista México (08.12.2020). Granting unemployment insurance to the Mexican population, given the conditions that are experienced by the health and economic crisis of Covid-19, is one of the necessary responses for an economy such as that of our country, said Gerardo Esquivel, deputy…

covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://www.eleconomista.com.mx/sectorfinanciero/Seguro-de-desempleo-respuesta-… mmarquez
Bahamas: Extension of government-funded unemployment program bahamas

National Insurance Board Bahamas (02.11.2020) The National Insurance Board has extended the Unemployment Programme effective October 1, 2020. This second extension impacts those individuals who remain unemployed after the completion of the first 13 weeks extension and runs until 31st December,…

The National Insurance Board has extended the Unemployment Programme effective October 1, 2020. This second extension impacts those individuals who remain unemployed after the completion of the first 13 weeks extension and runs until 31st December, 2020. This second extension programme pays at $…

OVERNMENT-FUNDED SECOND EXTENSION UNEMPLOYMENT PROGRAMME ADMINISTERED BY THE NATIONAL INSURANCE BOARD FACT SHEET The National Insurance Board is pleased to advise that the second extension to the Unemployment Programme is being rolled out effective October 1, 2020. This second extension impacts t

Unemployment covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.nib-bahamas.com/UserFiles/HTMLEditor/Fact%20Sheet%20-%20GovExt%202%… mmarquez
Social Protection in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico During the Pandemic latin america

Center For Global Development (04.02.2020) In a new CGD Note, we look at these social protection policy responses to COVID in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico. What programs did governments launch? How effective have they been in reaching the beneficiaries of social security systems and…

Covid-19 covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://www.cgdev.org/blog/social-protection-argentina-brazil-colombia-and-mexi… pmassetti
UK: A Family Stimulus – Supporting Children, Families and the Economy through the Pandemic  united kingdom

Development Pathways (08.02.2021) The paper makes the case for a “family stimulus” in the UK, advising the government to urgently boost the income of families hard-hit by the pandemic through the social security system, as well as targeting investment in childcare to ensure this sector keeps…

Family benefits covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://www.developmentpathways.co.uk/news/a-family-stimulus-supporting-childre… pmassetti
Slovakia: Deferral of payment of Social Insurance Premiums for January 2021 Europe , eastern europe, slovakia

socpoist.sk (29.01.2021)

The Government of the Slovak Republic allows employers and self-employed persons (SZČO) to defer the payment of social insurance premiums for January 2021 . The deferral of premiums applies to employers and SZČO, whose net turnover or income from business and…

The Government of the Slovak Republic allows employers and self-employed persons (SZČO) to defer the payment of social insurance premiums for January 2021 . The deferral of premiums applies to employers and SZČO, whose net turnover or income from business and other self-employed activities…

Who and how can defer the payment of levies for January 2021

Contribution Collection and Compliance, Covid-19 contribution collection, Contributory, covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.socpoist.sk/kto-a-ako-si-moze-odlozit-splatnost-odvodov-za-januar-2… cambrosio
Commission launches debate on responding to the impact of an ageing population european union

europa.eu (28.02.2021) The European Commission has presented a green paper to launch a broad policy debate on the challenges and opportunities of Europe's ageing society. It sets out the impact of this pronounced demographic trend across our economy and society and invites the public to express…

Published_SS_Monitor https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/commission-launches-debate-r… pmassetti
India´s COVID-19 social assistance package and its impact on the agriculture sector india

sciencedirect.com (2021) COVID-19 induced significant economic and social disruptions in India. Rural households, including smallholders, were affected by loss in migrant income, livelihood and farm and non-farm incomes. During this lockdown, the Indian government enacted several emergency…

Cash transfers covid19, rural world Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308521X21000020#f0010 pmassetti
India: ESIC, other social security safety nets to cover gig economy workers india

The Indian Express (02.02.2021) The Budget for 2021-22 (April-March) also proposes to launch a portal that would collect relevant information on gig economy workers, including those working in building and construction, among others.

Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR https://indianexpress.com/article/india/budget-2021-esic-other-social-security-… pmassetti
How technology can be deployed to scale-up Social Protection during COVID-19: The Case of South Africa, Nigeria and Africa Africa, nigeria, south africa

Research ICT Africa (January 2021) This RIA policy brief examines how technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI), can be deployed to scale social protection programmes as well as reduce corruption in the disbursement of social protection grants, which the COVID-19 lockdowns, have revealed…

ICT artificial intelligence , covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR https://researchictafrica.net/publication/how-technology-can-be-deployed-to-sca… pmassetti
COVID-19 and food security in Ethiopia: Do social protection programs protect? ethiopia

worldbank.org (01.02.2021) The COVID-19 pandemic is testing global food and social protection systems at an unprecedented scale. The spread of the pandemic is disrupting food systems and undermining the food and nutrition security of households.

Covid-19 covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://blogs.worldbank.org/developmenttalk/covid-19-and-food-security-ethiopia… pmassetti
DRC: The Covid-19 Fund benefits from a donation of USD 100,000 in protective equipment from TDB Africa, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

zoom-eco.net (28.12.2020)

The Trade Development Bank (TDB) has donated Covid-19 protection materials to the National Coronavirus Solidarity Fund (NCSF). The donation, valued at US$100,000, was handed over by Finance Minister Sele Yalaghuli, who is the Congolese government's focal point…

The Trade Development Bank (TDB) has donated Covid-19 protection materials to the National Coronavirus Solidarity Fund (NCSF). The donation, valued at US$100,000, was handed over by Finance Minister Sele Yalaghuli, who is the Congolese government's focal point to TDB.

Safety and health at work, Covid-19 covid19 Published Measures summary https://zoom-eco.net/a-la-une/rdc-le-fonds-covid-19-beneficie-dun-don-de-tdb-en… cambrosio
DRC: UNDP donates US$700,000 in equipment to the Ministry of Health to support anti-covid response-19 Africa, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

zoom-eco.net (20.01.2021)

The Minister of Health, Dr. Eteni Longondo and the Coordinator of the United Nations System, David Mclachlan-Karr proceeded, on Wednesday 20 January 2021, to the signing of the transfer deed and the symbolic handover of the donation of materials and equipment…

The Minister of Health, Dr. Eteni Longondo and the Coordinator of the United Nations System, David Mclachlan-Karr proceeded, on Wednesday 20 January 2021, to the signing of the transfer deed and the symbolic handover of the donation of materials and equipment offered by UNDP to the Congolese…

Safety and health at work, Covid-19 covid19 Published Measures summary https://zoom-eco.net/a-la-une/rdc-le-pnud-offre-au-ministere-de-la-sante-700-00… cambrosio
DRC: payment due date for property and rental income tax deferred to 31 March 2021 Africa, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

zoom-eco.net (02.02.2021)

Prévue pour le premier février 2021, l’échéance de paiement de l’impôt foncier et de l’impôt sur les revenus locatifs a été reporté par le Gouverneur de la ville de Kinshasa, Gentiny Ngobila, au 31 mars 2021.

Scheduled for 1 February 2021, the due date for payment of property tax and tax on rental income has been postponed by the Governor of the city of Kinshasa, Gentiny Ngobila, to 31 March 2021.

Contribution Collection and Compliance, Covid-19 covid19, housing Published Measures summary https://zoom-eco.net/a-la-une/rdc-kinshasa-lecheance-de-paiement-de-limpot-fonc… cambrosio
Ghana: GH¢11 Million COVID-19 Relief Fund Launched Africa, ghana

m.peacefmonline.com (10.10.2020)

The government, with support from the World Food Programme (WFP), is to disburse funds to vulnerable persons and households in the Greater Accra, Western and Ashanti regions. Under the cash transfer to COVID-19 affected daily wage earners, an amount of GH…

The government, with support from the World Food Programme (WFP), is to disburse funds to vulnerable persons and households in the Greater Accra, Western and Ashanti regions. Under the cash transfer to COVID-19 affected daily wage earners, an amount of GH¢11 million will be disbursed to…

The government, with support from the World Food Programme (WFP), is to disburse funds to vulnerable persons and households in the Greater Accra, Western and Ashanti regions.

Under the cash transfer to COVID-19 affected daily wage earners, an amount of GH¢11 million will be disbursed

Social assistance, Financing, Covid-19 covid19, mobile technologies, poverty Published Measures summary https://m.peacefmonline.com/pages/local/news/202010/429481.php cambrosio
Kenya: National Hygiene Program Creates Jobs for Kenyans in Informal Settlements Africa, kenya

businessghana.com (12.10.2020)

Through the National Hygiene Program, the government offered a lifeline to more than 250,000 youth hurt by COVID-19 response measures; the social protection program has transformed to provide sustainable work activities expected to last beyond life of the…

Through the National Hygiene Program, the government offered a lifeline to more than 250,000 youth hurt by COVID-19 response measures; the social protection program has transformed to provide sustainable work activities expected to last beyond life of the program; more than $92 million (Ksh10…

National Hygiene Program Creates Jobs for Kenyans in Informal Settlements

 12th Oct 2020    |    Source: APO

The government offered a lifeline to more than 250,000 youth hurt by COVID-19 response measures

Through the National Hygiene Program, the government offered a l

Employment, Covid-19 covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.businessghana.com/site/news/politics/224004/National-Hygiene-Progra… cambrosio
Kenya: Covid19 Cash-Transfer Giving Life-Line to Needy SGBV Survivors Africa, kenya

allafrica.com (07.10.2020)

Kenya introduced, with the help of international partners, the Mobile cash transfers targeting 120,000 of Kenya's most vulnerable people living in Nairobi and Mombasa's expansive informal settlements. . Due to the reduction or loss of their livelihood sources,…

Kenya introduced, with the help of international partners, the Mobile cash transfers targeting 120,000 of Kenya's most vulnerable people living in Nairobi and Mombasa's expansive informal settlements. . Due to the reduction or loss of their livelihood sources, the beneficiaries consist of…

Social assistance, Cash transfers, Gender Inequalities, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants Published Measures summary https://allafrica.com/stories/202010080104.html cambrosio