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Guatemala: Bono para trabajadores en el sector informal guatemala

elperiodico.com.gt (02.05.2020) El programa denominado Bono al Comercio Popular a cargo del Ministerio de Desarrollo  (Mides) destinado a los trabajadores de la economía informal, durante la emergencia sanitaria de COVID-19 ya realizó las primeras 2 mil 598 transferencias de Q1,000 a vendedores…

 

The Bonus to Popular Commerce (Bono al Comercio Popular) is a one-time cash transfer of 1,000 quetzals aimed at workers in the informal economy during the health emergency of COVID-19. The program, in charge of the Ministry of Development (Mides),  already made the first 2,598…

1- Bono al comercio popular

¿De qué se trata? Este programa social está destinado al sector informal, que viven del día a día y que podrá acceder a un bono único de Q1,000. Los fondos serán manejado por el Ministerio de Desarrollo y al beneficiario se le notificará a tr

Cash transfers covid19, self-employed Published Measures summary https://elperiodico.com.gt/nacion/2020/05/02/listas-de-comuna-capitalina-las-pr… mmarquez
Guatemala: Segundo pago Bono Familia guatemala

republica.gt (06.08.2020) El Bono Familia se otorgará por tres meses: julio, agosto y septiembre (3 pagos). El Ministerio de Desarrollo (Mides) recordó que aún siguen entregando el primer pago y esperan comenzar con el segundo el 15 de agosto. Gómez indicó que las personas que aún no han…

The Family Bonus for vulnereable families (with an energy consumption of less than 200kWH in February 2020) will be granted for three months: July, August and September (3 payments). The Development Ministry (Mides) recalled that they are still delivering the first payment and expect to start…

Cash transfers covid19, family Published Measures summary https://republica.gt/2020/08/06/bono-familia-pasos-para-usar-el-codigo-en-comer… mmarquez
Bolivia: Seguro de invalidez y muerte de policías por COVID-19 bolivia

Agencia Boliviana de Información (20.07.2020) El Gobierno, a través del 4289, destinó Bs 15.406.000 para contratar un seguro de invalidez total y permanente o muerte derivada del coronavirus COVID-19 para los miembros de la Policía Nacional.     Mediante la nueva normativa se autorizó al…

 

The Government, through Decree 4289, allocated Bs 15,406,000 to contract insurance for total and permanent disability or death derived from the COVID-19 coronavirus for members of the National Police. Through the new regulations, the Ministry of Economy was authorized, through the…

 

La Paz, 20 jul (ABI). - El Gobierno, a través del 4289, destinó Bs 15.406.000 para contratar un seguro de invalidez total y permanente o muerte derivada del coronavirus COVID-19 para los miembros de la Policía Nacional.

    Mediante la nueva normativa se autorizó al Minister

Health Insurance, Disability, Occupational accidents and diseases coverage, covid19 Published Measures summary https://www1.abi.bo/abi_/?i=453029&k=202004220406 mmarquez
Bolivia: Amplicación de vigencia del carnet de discapacidad bolivia

boliviasegura.gob.bo (15.07.2020) El Decreto 4288 autoriza de manera excepcional y temporal, la ampliación de la vigencia del Carnet de Discapacidad que se encuentren vencidos para las personas con Discapacidad grave y muy grave, para el pago del bono mensual.

 

Decree 4288 exceptionally and temporarily authorizes the extension of the validity of the Disability Card that are expired for people with severe and very serious disability, for the payment of the monthly bonus.

Disability, Service delivery covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.boliviasegura.gob.bo/normativa.php mmarquez
AuroraAI: Finland's National Artificial Intelligence Program finland

Finland launches its AuroraAI National Artificial Intelligence program. AuroraAI will be fully available in 2022. By Susan Fourtané July 09, 2020

The promise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer a concept taken from science fiction. Businesses around the world are taking…

Artificial Intelligence egovernment https://interestingengineering.com/auroraai-finlands-national-artificial-intell… rruggia
KrattAI: Estonia's National Artificial Intelligence Strategy estonia

KrattAI is the vision of how public services should digitally work in the age of Artificial Intelligence. By Susan Fourtané June 08, 2020

In Estonia, there are around 30 Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions deployed in the Estonian public sector that were identified as active as of the…

Artificial Intelligence egovernment https://interestingengineering.com/krattai-estonias-national-artificial-intelli… rruggia
Artificial Intelligence for Estonia estonia

In May 2019, an expert group led by Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MKM) and Government Office presented proposals on advancing the take-up of artificial intelligence (AI) in Estonia aka for Estonia’s national AI strategy. ​

This current strategy has been prepared based…

Artificial Intelligence egovernment https://www.kratid.ee/in-english rruggia
New e-Estonia factsheet: National AI “Kratt” Strategy — e-Estonia estonia

Unless you’re familiar with old Estonian mythology, it’s likely you don’t know what the word “Kratt” means. Created out of hay and miscellaneous household objects, a kratt was a magical creature who would come alive once a pact was made between its master and the devil. This then allowed the…

Artificial Intelligence, Service quality egovernment https://e-estonia.com/new-e-estonia-factsheet-national-ai-kratt-strategy/ rruggia
Estonia created Suve, a state-approved automated chatbot to provide trustworthy information during the COVID-19 situation - Work in Estonia estonia

Suve is already working on the webpages of Government of Estonia, Estonia’s Health Board, Ministry of Social Affairs, Work in Estonia, International House of Estonia and Invest in Estonia – with other sites soon to follow. During the emergency situation in Estonia, Suve focuses on questions…

Artificial Intelligence, E-services covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://www.workinestonia.com/estonia-created-suve-a-state-approved-automated-c… rruggia
Innovation to combat the Covid-19 crisis — e-Estonia estonia

Around the globe, people are searching for innovative ideas to tackle problems created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Countries are scrambling to find solutions to combat the looming economic crisis, manage pressure on the medical system all the while trying to ensure that life can continue as…

Artificial Intelligence covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Proposition Measures summary https://e-estonia.com/innovation-to-combat-the-covid-19-crisis/ rruggia
Suve – chatbot by eeBot estonia

Suve  is an automated chatbot, whose main task is to make sure that you and everyone living in or visiting Estonia get their questions answered from official sources. Suve has been integrated into several public websites. During the emergency situation related to COVID-19, she helps to provide…

Artificial Intelligence, E-services covid19 https://eebot.ee/en/ rruggia
Implementation of the national AuroraAI programme - Valtiovarainministeriö - Valtiovarainministeriö finland

Implementation of the national AuroraAI programme The aim of the Aurora national artificial intelligence (AI) programme is to implement an operations model based on people’s needs, where artificial intelligence helps citizens and companies to utilise services in a timely and ethically…

Artificial Intelligence egovernment https://vm.fi/en/auroraai-en rruggia
Cambodia: Additional Support for Workers and to Revive Economy cambodia

Asean Briefing (05.08.2020) Under the fifth stimulus package, the government has extended its financial support for private sector employees, in particular, those in the garment, textiles, and footwear industries. Introduced under the previous stimulus package, companies who want to suspend…

The government has extended its financial support for private sector employees, in particular, those in the garment, textiles, and footwear industries, until September 2020. Suspended employees are entitled to the following monthly subsidies: US$15 for 7-10 days of employment suspension; US$30…

Extended support for private-sector employees

Under the fifth stimulus package, the government has extended its financial support for private sector employees, in particular, those in the garment, textiles, and footwea

Unemployment, Extension of coverage, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants, extending coverage, labour markets Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.aseanbriefing.com/news/cambodia-issues-additional-support-for-worke… siha
Cambodia: Govt. takes measures to cover 20% of minimum wages for workers/employees in the tourism sector as Covid-19 causes financial losses cambodia

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (03.04.2020) The government announced ... a measure to assist minimum wage workers employed in the tourism sector amid COVID-19 fears. It said in a statement the government will pay 20 percent of the workers’ minimum wages as the tourism sector deals…

The government will pay 20 percent of minimum wages for the workers in the tourism sector, such as hotels, guesthouses, restaurants and travel agencies, that deals with loss of income.

"Measure to offset tourism sector wages amid virus: Government", 2 April 2020

The government announced ... a measure to assist minimum wage workers employed in the tourism sector amid COVID-19 fears.

It said in a statement the government will pay 20 percent of the workers’ minimum

Unemployment, Cash transfers covid19, Emergency grants, labour markets, youth employment Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/cambodia-govt-takes-measures-to-cover-2… siha
Bolivia: Decreto Supremo 4298: Incentivos tributarios para la reactivación económica y el empleo - Noticias bolivia

boliviaemprende.com (28.07.2020) El Decreto Supremo 4298 del 24 de julio del 2020, crea incentivos tributarios para la reactivación económica y crea también un régimen tributario promocionar la creación de nuevas empresas. Además, fomentar el consumo y producción de bienes hechos en Bolivia.…

New monotax contribution regime to foster new businesses through Supreme Decree 4298 of July 24, 2020. It promotes the consumption and production of goods made in Bolivia. The new regime consolidates the payment of VAT, IUE and IT in a monotax of 5% on gross sales, and includes payments to…

El Decreto Supremo 4298 del 24 de julio del 2020, crea incentivos tributarios para la reactivación económica y crea también un régimen tributario promocionar la creación de nuevas empresas. Además, fomentar el consumo y producción de bienes hechos en Bolivia.

Consolida el pago del IVA, IU

Compliance and Contribution Collection covid19, self-employed Published Measures summary https://boliviaemprende.com/noticias/decreto-supremo-4298-incentivos-tributario… mmarquez
Bolivia: Pruebas de laboratorio necesarias para darse de baja por COVID-19 bolivia

periodicobolivia.com.bo (28.07.2020) El decreto supremo Nr. 4295 establece un procedimiento excepcional para realizar los trámites de baja laborales, en primera instancia se aceptarán las pruebas de PCR y las pruebas rápidas, pero estas deben ser de instituciones o laboratorios autorizados por…

The Supreme Decree No. 4295 establishes an exceptional procedure to carry out the sickness leave procedures due to COVID-19. Now, PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) tests and the rapid tests will also be accepted, but these must come from institutions or laboratories authorized by the Departmental…

Bolivia Digital

El ministro de Trabajo, Óscar Mercado, informó este martes que se aprobó el Decreto Supremo N.º 4295, a pedido de la presidenta Jeanine Áñez, el cual facilita los procesos de bajas y altas para trabajadores con COVID-19, dichos trámites deben ser realizados por la unidad d

Health, Cash sickness benefits covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.periodicobolivia.com.bo/decreto-supremo-4295-facilita-los-tramites-… mmarquez
Australia: Temporarily reducing superannuation minimum drawdown rates australia

Australian Taxation Office (29.07.2020) The government is temporarily reducing superannuation minimum drawdown requirements for account-based pensions and similar products by 50% for 2019–20 and 2020–21. This measure will benefit retirees holding these products by reducing the need to sell…

The government is temporarily reducing superannuation minimum drawdown requirements for account-based pensions and similar products by 50% for 2019–20 and 2020–21. This measure will benefit retirees holding these products by reducing the need to sell investment assets to fund minimum drawdown…

Old age Pensions, Covid-19, Financial crisis adequacy, covid19, economic crisis Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.ato.gov.au/general/new-legislation/the-australian-government-s-econ… siha
Bolivia: Beneficiarios de Renta Dignidad pueden autorizar a familiares realizar cobro bolivia

paginasiete.bo (02.08.2020) Para evitar que las personas adultas se contagien en las filas, el beneficiario podrá autorizar a un familiar para el cobro en su representación, mediante nota impresa o escrita a mano, firmada o autorizada con su huella dactilar.

 

To prevent older adults from becoming infected in the waiting lines, the beneficiary may authorize a family member to collect the Renta Dignidad bonus payment (13th payment in December now to be paid as of August and until Septermber 30th) on their behalf, by means of a printed or…

Página Siete Digital / La Paz

Desde este lunes 3 de agosto inicia el pago adelantado del aguinaldo de la Renta Dignidad 2020, que beneficiará a todas las personas mayores desde los 60 años. Para el cobro, la Gestora Pública y el Servicio Nacional del Sistema de Reparto (Senasir) estableci

Old age Pensions, Service quality, Service delivery, Cash transfers covid19, customer_services Published_SS_Monitor https://www.paginasiete.bo/economia/2020/8/2/conozca-como-se-hara-el-pago-del-a… mmarquez
Bolivia: Pago anticipado de aguinaldo de la Renta Digniddad bolivia

boliviasegura.gob.bo (31.07.2020) El Decreto Supremo 4303 autoriza, de manera excepcional, el pago anticipado del Aguinaldo de la Renta Dignidad, por la Gestión 2020 a los Beneficiarios de la Renta Universal de Vejez (Renta Dignidad). El aguinaldo normalmente se paga en diciembre, y ahora se…

 

Supreme Decree 4303 exceptionally authorizes the advance payment to August of the "Renta Dignidad" Income Bonus (a 13th payment in December), for the Beneficiaries of the Universal Income of Old Age cash program ("Renta Dignidad").

Old age Pensions, Cash transfers service delivery Published Measures summary https://www.boliviasegura.gob.bo/normativa.php mmarquez
Bolivia: Extension of national quarantine until August 31st bolivia

boliviasegura.gob.bo (26.06.2020) El decreto 4302 amplía el plazo de la cuarentena nacional, condicionada y dinámica dispuesto por el Parágrafo I del Artículo 2 del Decreto Supremo N° 4276, de 26 de junio de 2020, hasta el 31 de agosto de 2020.

Decree 4302 extends the term of the national quarantine until August 31, 2020.

Health covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.boliviasegura.gob.bo/normativa.php mmarquez
Vietnam: International health insurance required for experts entering Vietnam from August 5, 2020 vietnam

Viet Nam Social Security (28.07.2020) The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 prevention and control has just issued Official Letter 3949/CV-BCD on strengthening the assurance of COVID-19 epidemic prevention for experts entering Vietnam. Accordingly, the units that invite experts for…

According to Official Letter 3949/CV-BCD, the ministries, branches and provincial and municipal People's Committees must notify the units that invite experts for business to ensure that they participate in international health insurance or agencies or organizations must make a commitment to pay…

International health insurance required for experts entering Vietnam from August 5, 2020

28/07/2020 11:00 AM

The National Steering

Health Insurance, Covid-19 covid19, policy reponse Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://vss.gov.vn/english/news/Pages/vietnam-social-security.aspx?ItemID=9351&… siha
Australia: Waiting periods continue to be waived australia

Services Australia (28.07.2020) We’ll continue to waive some waiting periods for new claims until 31 December 2020. This includes the: Ordinary Waiting Period, Newly Arrived Resident’s Waiting Period, Seasonal Work Preclusion Period.

We’ll continue to waive some waiting periods for new claims until 31 December 2020. This includes the: Ordinary Waiting Period, Newly Arrived Resident’s Waiting Period, Seasonal Work Preclusion Period.

Extension of coverage, Service quality Covid19_deconfinement_measures, services quality Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/news/how-coronavirus-supplemen… siha
Australia: Gradual return of mutual obligation requirements australia

Department of Education, Skills and Employment (28.07.2020) Mutual obligation requirements will continue to be gradually introduced. From 4 August 2020, job seekers must be willing to accept any offer of suitable paid work and penalties will now apply if a job seeker refuses a job without a…

Mutual obligation requirements will continue to be gradually introduced. From 4 August 2020, job seekers must be willing to accept any offer of suitable paid work and penalties will now apply if a job seeker refuses a job without a reasonable excuse.

Gradual return of mutual obligation requirements 

Mutual obligation requirements will continue to be gradually introduced. From 4 August 2020, job seekers must be willing to accept any offer of suitable paid work and penalties will now apply if a job seeker refuses a job without a reaso

Unemployment, Covid-19 Covid19_deconfinement_measures, job networking, youth employment Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.dese.gov.au/covid-19/job-seekers siha
Australia: Changes to eligibility for some income support payments after 25 September 2020 australia

Services Australia (21.07.2020) The income free area for JobSeeker Payment and Youth Allowance for job seekers will increase to $300 per fortnight. The income free area is currently $106 for JobSeeker Payment and $143 for Youth Allowance. This means you can earn more but still get the maximum…

The income free area for JobSeeker Payment and Youth Allowance for job seekers will increase to $300 per fortnight. This means you can earn more but still get the maximum payment rates. From 25 September 2020, means testing will be reintroduced. This includes asset testing for all payments.

Changes to eligibility for some income support payments after 25 September 2020

Income test changes

The income free area for JobSeeker Payment and Youth Allowance for job seekers will increase. This means you can earn more but still get the maximum payment rates.

The i

Service quality, Covid-19 covid19, Covid19_deconfinement_measures, services quality Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/news/how-coronavirus-supplemen… siha
Australia: Changes to the Coronavirus Supplement amount australia

Services Australia (21.07.2020) The Australian Government is extending the Coronavirus Supplement until 31 December 2020. The Coronavirus Supplement of $550 per fortnight is available until 24 September 2020. Beyond this date, the Coronavirus Supplement will be available at $250 per fortnight…

The Australian Government is extending the Coronavirus Supplement until 31 December 2020. The Coronavirus Supplement of $550 per fortnight is available until 24 September 2020. Beyond this date, the Coronavirus Supplement will be available at $250 per fortnight until 31 December 2020.

Extension of coverage, Covid-19 covid19, Covid19_deconfinement_measures, Emergency grants, extending coverage Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/news/how-coronavirus-supplemen… siha