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2022-06-27 Social Protection in a Pandemic – Trends, Challenges, and Technology Asian Development Bank (June 2022) The report, part of a GIZ-ADB collaboration, reviews trends in social protection and recent pandemic responses. It discusses how artificial intelligence (AI) tools can fit into the social protection delivery chain. It reviews the functioning of the delivery chain… 2022-06-27 ICT Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR covid19 pmassetti https://www.adb.org/publications/social-protection-pandemic-trends-challenges-t…
2022-06-23 Can Digital G2P Transfers Drive Financial Inclusion and Digital Payments? Evidence from India india Center for Global Development (09.06.2022) Does channeling government-to-person (G2P) payments through bank accounts encourage financial inclusion and use? This paper explores the factors that have driven the adoption of digital payments in India by beneficiaries of PMGKY, the large-scale COVID-19… 2022-06-23 Digital inclusion,Mobile technologies Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR covid19 pmassetti https://www.cgdev.org/publication/can-digital-g2p-transfers-drive-financial-inc…
2022-06-07 The impact of social assistance programmes in a pandemic: evidence from Kenya kenya ZEF Discussion Paper (2022) This paper examines whether social protection – in the form of existing social assistance programmes – affects measures of household well-being such as poverty, food security and costly risk-coping behaviour during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using primary data from… 2022-06-07 Social assistance Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://www.die-gdi.de/externe-publikationen/article/the-impact-of-social-assis…
2022-05-31 Social protection response to COVID-19 in rural LAC: The potential of digitalization to build back better latin america International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) (April 2022) This Policy Research Brief analyses how digitalisation can facilitate rural populations’ access to effective and adequate social protection and economic inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean. It investigates the region’s… 2022-05-31 ICT,E-services Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR covid19 pmassetti https://ipcig.org/publication/31279?language_content_entity=en
2022-05-23 Responding to COVID-19 by Advancing Social Safety Nets in Liberia liberia worldbank.org (10.02.2022)  The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated poverty and threatened livelihoods in Liberia. The need to respond to this challenge spurred the expansion and digitization of the government’s ongoing cash transfer program. The Liberia Social Safety Nets Project launched the government… 2022-05-23 Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.worldbank.org/en/results/2022/05/10/afw-responding-to-covid-19-by-a…
2022-05-16 The Impact of COVID-19 on Middle Eastern and North African Labor Markets: Employment Recovering, but Income Losses Persisting Africa Economic Research Forum (ERF) (February 2022) This policy brief assesses the impact of COVID-19 on Middle East and North Africa (MENA) labor markets through June 2021. We use data from the four waves of the ERF COVID-19 MENA monitor household surveys, spanning November 2020, February 2021, April… 2022-05-16 Employment Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://erf.org.eg/publications/the-impact-of-covid-19-on-middle-eastern-and-no…
2022-05-06 US: Lessons learned from expanded unemployment insurance during COVID-19 United States brookings.edu (27.05.2022) The COVID-19 recession was born out of a public health threat. Thus, unemployment insurance (UI) was meant to insure people against income losses associated not just with involuntary job loss, as in a usual recession, but also with the choice not to work due to the public… 2022-05-06 Unemployment Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.brookings.edu/essay/lessons-learned-from-expanded-unemployment-insu…
2022-05-05 Universal cash transfers in Latin America and the Caribbean latin america  International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) (March 2020) Children and adolescents are exposed to a multitude of risks, which have worsened due to the socio-economic repercussions of COVID-19. This emphasises the need to improve the protection of children and adolescents, who already… 2022-05-05 Family benefits,Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://ipcig.org/pt-br/node/31205?language_content_entity=en
2022-05-05 The post-pandemic prognosis for pension systems brookings.edu (03.05.2022) Pension systems around the world faced a “stress test” during the pandemic—what you might call the “pension pandemic paradox.” On the one hand, there was pressure to allow access to pension savings as emergency support during a period of sharp economic downturn. This was… 2022-05-05 Pensions Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.brookings.edu/blog/future-development/2022/05/03/the-post-pandemic-…
2022-05-03 Riding the waves: Adjusting job retention schemes through the COVID-19 crisis oecd.org (March 2022) This document provides an update on the use of job retention (JR) schemes during the COVID-19 crisis until the end of 2021 and takes stock of the different strategies employed by OECD governments to adjust them as the crisis evolved. It provides three key insights. First,… 2022-05-03 Unemployment Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/policy-responses/riding-the-waves-adjusting-jo…
2022-04-26 The COVID-19 Pandemic in the Arab Region: An Opportunity to Reform Social Protection Systems arabic countries ESCWA (April 2022)  Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, social protection systems in the Arab region were weak, fragmented, not inclusive, and non-transparent. They were also costly and unsustainable. Underinvestment in these systems and exclusion of vulnerable populations were key challenges. The… 2022-04-26 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.unescwa.org/publications/social-development-covid-19-arab-region-pr…
2022-04-14 Toward More Accessible and Inclusive Social Assistance Delivery : A Geospatial Analysis in the Philippines philippines, the worldbank.org (2022) The Philippines’ experience in implementing the social amelioration program (SAP) in response to the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic highlights the pressing need for financial inclusion, especially among the poor. The absence of a national identification (ID)… 2022-04-14 E-services,Service quality Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/37178
2022-04-07 Social Protection for the Informal Economy: Operational Lessons for Developing Countries in Africa and Beyond Africa worldbank.org  (17.11.2021) The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the vulnerabilities of the vast and diverse informal economy as well as the lack of social protection schemes to provide timely support, especially to those in urban areas. To protect vulnerable individuals from shocks and build their… 2022-04-07 Difficult to cover group Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.worldbank.org/en/region/afr/publication/social-protection-for-the-i…
2022-03-28 How Cash Transfers Bring More Women Into the Workforce foreignpolicy.com (10.03.2022) One of the biggest challenges women face globally is the extent to which the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their ability to work. According to the International Labor Organization, women’s workforce participation levels are still below pre-pandemic levels, whereas… 2022-03-28 Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://foreignpolicy.com/2022/03/10/how-cash-transfers-bring-more-women-into-t…
2022-03-22 Does workfare work? India's employment guarantee during COVID‐19 india Journal of International Development (nov 2021) As many other countries, India leverages on a pre-existingworkfare programme as a COVID-19 response. We com-bine monthly administrative data with migration and pov-erty statistics and provide four insights on the recent expansion of the programme.… 2022-03-22 Unemployment Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jid.3583
2022-03-10 Social Protection in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons from South Africa south africa Center For Global Development (16.02.2022) South Africa responded to the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown using a combination of existing social protection programmes, unemployment insurance, and additional measures to support those most affected. This paper reviews policies and… 2022-03-10 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.cgdev.org/publication/social-protection-covid-19-pandemic-lessons-s…
2022-02-28 How did China adopt social protection responses to the COVID-19 pandemic so quickly? china International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) (10.02.2022) The COVID-19 epidemic broke out in Wuhan, capital of the Hubei Province in China in early 2020. This One Pager discusses factors that enabled the country to support affected groups in a timely manner and how this experience… 2022-02-28 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://ipcig.org/publication/31124?language_content_entity=en
2022-02-28 Social protection and the response to COVID-19 in LAC: innovation in registration and payment systems latin america International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) (10.02.2022) The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the foundations of the economy and provoked devastating social effects in all countries of the world, with Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) one of the most affected regions. The region is… 2022-02-28 Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR covid19 pmassetti https://ipcig.org/publication/31126?language_content_entity=en
2022-02-28 Accelerating digital cash transfers to the world’s poorest brookings.edu (17.02.2022) The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed an estimated 124 million people into extreme poverty globally, the first increase in extreme poverty in 20 years. To meet the magnitude of this need, governments around the world have dramatically ramped up social protection measures, and… 2022-02-28 ICT Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR covid19 pmassetti https://www.brookings.edu/blog/future-development/2022/02/17/accelerating-digit…
2022-02-25 The Challenges of Targeting Social Protection Programs africanarguments.org (10 febrary 2022) In 2020, when the pandemic began, many governments worldwide undertook the task of channeling emergency support to their most vulnerable citizens. This task, made more difficult by the unprecedented public health restrictions implemented in various settings,… 2022-02-25 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://africanarguments.org/2022/02/the-challenges-of-targeting-social-protect…
2022-02-24 Shortfalls in Social Spending in Low- and Middle-income Countries: COVID-19 and Shrinking Finance for Social Spending unicef-irc.org (2022) Financing quality social services will require increased public investment and greater mobilization of both domestic and international resources in the post-COVID era. Currently, low- and middle-income countries invest, on average, just one third of their total government… 2022-02-24 Financing Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/1345-covid-19-and-shrinking-finance-for…
2022-02-11 Spending on social protection rose nearly 270% with pandemic UN News (07.02.2022) Opening the session, the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), Liu Zhenmin, argued that the pandemic had highlighted the critical role of social policies.  “The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated inequalities, and multiple forms of deprivation”, Mr.… 2022-02-11 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://news.un.org/en/story/2022/02/1111442
2022-02-01 ​Virus has created different economic system, says Finnish pensions chief finland IPE (31.01.2022) The chief executive officer of the State Pension Fund of Finland (Valtion Eläkerahasto, VER), said the economic conditions brought about by the pandemic will stay with us, and with digitalisation and medicine as the key drivers of this new system, that is where governments need to… 2022-02-01 Pensions,ICT Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.ipe.com/news/virus-has-created-different-economic-system-says-finni…
2022-01-28 Social Assistance for Informal workers : Analysis of the COVID-19 response in Brazil and Colombia brazil, colombia afd.fr (january 2022) This paper exposes the measures extended to informal workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study analyzes two South-American countries which have a high percentage of informality, Colombia and Brazil. We study the implications of the expansion of the social assistance… 2022-01-28 Extension of coverage Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.afd.fr/en/ressources/social-assistance-informal-workers?origin=/en/…
2022-01-17 Social protection systems and the response to COVID-19 in the Arab region arabic countries arabstates.undp.org (28.12.2021) The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting societies and economies at their core. In the Arab Region, the pandemic has exacerbated existing structural weaknesses in economies as well as unresolved social challenges, making the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable… 2022-01-17 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.arabstates.undp.org/content/rbas/en/home/library/crisis-response0/s…
2022-01-14 South Africa is taking steps to a new universal income grant in 2022 – what to expect south africa businesstech.co.za (04.01.2022) Social development minister Lindiwe Zulu says that introducing a new basic income grant in South Africa will likely be phased in over several years, with her department currently pushing for an extension of the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant as a baseline. 2022-01-14 Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19, universal-basic-income pmassetti https://businesstech.co.za/news/finance/548600/south-africa-is-taking-steps-to-…
2022-01-10 India: e-Shram registration is a stepping stone towards protection of informal workers india indianexpress.com (23.12.2021) The emergency requirements dictated by the pandemic led the Supreme Court, in May 2021, to order a time-bound inclusive and universal registration system for informal workers and circular migrants. The e-Shram portal which has come into existence now is meant to… 2022-01-10 ICT,Extension of coverage Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/e-shram-registration-informal…
2022-01-04 Expanding Social Protection to Informal Women Workers for Better COVID-19 Recovery in Uganda uganda icrw.org (2021) Uganda has a female labor force participation of 67 percent. While some efforts to advance social protection are being made, Uganda currently spends only about 3.5 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) towards that end. Meanwhile, the National Employment Policy (2010) covers… 2022-01-04 Extension of coverage Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.icrw.org/publications/expanding-social-protection-to-informal-women…
2022-01-04 EPIC publishes annual thematic report exploring how EU Member States supported working families during COVID-19 in 2020 Europe  European Commission (22.12.2021) The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) has published a new report exploring how EU Member States supported working families throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 2022-01-04 Family benefits Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&amp%3BcatId=89&amp%3BnewsId=1013…
2021-12-21 Social policy advice to countries from the International Monetary Fund during the COVID-19 crisis: Continuity and change ILO Working paper 42 (10.12.2021) This paper explores whether there has been a change in International Monetary Fund (IMF) policy advice and conditions in its loan programmes and Article IV surveillance by examining the 148 country reports for IMF programmes in 2020, in the context of significant… 2021-12-21 Social Policies & Programmes Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.ilo.org/global/publications/working-papers/WCMS_831490/lang--en/ind…
2021-12-16 Reforms of the employment insurance system of the Republic of Korea to cope with the COVID-19 crisis korea, Republic of ilo.org (29.11.2021) COVID-19 pandemic that caused massive unemployment has forced countries to review their employment policy and protection system. This paper summarized efforts taken by Republic of Korea in reforming their employment protection system during the pandemic. 2021-12-16 Employment Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.ilo.org/jakarta/whatwedo/publications/WCMS_829877/lang--en/index.htm
2021-12-06 Proposed reforms of the social protection systems of Morocco and Tunisia in light of the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis morocco, tunisia International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG)  -  (08.12.2021) This Policy Research Brief presents the reforms under way in the social protection systems of Tunisia and Morocco in light of the COVID-19 crisis. Although both countries have demonstrated political will and commitment to… 2021-12-06 Social Policies & Programmes Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://ipcig.org/publication/30903?language_content_entity=en
2021-12-03 Financing social protection through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond ilo.org (25.11.2021) This report is produced for the G20 Development Working Group by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the World Bank. It demonstrates the key role that social protection has played in countries at all… 2021-12-03 Financing Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/how-the-ilo-works/multilateral-system/…
2021-12-02 Europe: Job retention schemes are keeping millions in work, what happens once they end? european union euronews.com  (05.05.2021) In this episode of Real Economy we ask what happens when job retention schemes come to an end in Europe? Job retention schemes have kept millions of people in work during the pandemic and lockdowns. As these emergency measures are gradually phased out, how does Europe… 2021-12-02 Covid-19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.euronews.com/next/2021/05/05/job-retention-schemes-are-keeping-mill…
2021-11-30 The COVID-19 crisis in Nigeria: What’s happening to welfare? New data call for expanded social protection in Africa’s most populous country nigeria worldbank.org (16.11.2021) While health indicators and macroeconomic data are essential for addressing the fundamentals of the COVID-19 crisis, countervailing policies need detailed information on the mechanisms through which the pandemic affects human capital, livelihoods, and welfare. This is… 2021-11-30 Extension of coverage Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://blogs.worldbank.org/africacan/covid-19-crisis-nigeria-whats-happening-w…
2021-11-22 Social protection of non-standard workers and the self-employed during the pandemic Europe etui (2021) The Covid‑19 pandemic severely affected some categories of non-standard workers, and particularly the self‑employed. The emergency measures cushioned the potentially disastrous effect on their social circumstances, but undeniably highlighted even more the gaps in their access and… 2021-11-22 Extension of coverage Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.etui.org/publications/social-protection-non-standard-workers
2021-11-12 Social protection and informality in Latin America during the COVID-19 pandemic latin america plos.org (04.11.2021) Latin American governments swiftly implemented income assistance programs to sustain families’ livelihoods during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. This paper analyzes the potential coverage and generosity of these measures and assesses the suitability of current safety nets to… 2021-11-12 Extension of coverage Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0259050
2021-10-29 Employment in Crisis : The Path to Better Jobs in a Post-COVID-19 Latin America latin america worldbank.org (17.06.2021) A region known for its volatility, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has suffered severe economic and social setbacks from crises—including the COVID-19 pandemic. These crises have taken their toll on careers, wage growth, and productivity. Employment in Crisis: The… 2021-10-29 Employment policies Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/35549
2021-10-28 COVID-19 benefits set to expire this week in Canada canada CTV News (17.10.2021)On Oct. 23 – the last day of Small Business Week – the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) and the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) are set to expire. Both programs have been extended several times since being implemented in 2020. As for individual benefits, the Canada… 2021-10-28 Employment,Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/covid-19-pandemic-benefits-set-to-exp…
2021-10-26 Philippines: World Bank exec praises PhilSys role in PH digital transformation philippines, the Philippine News Agency (17.10.2021) The implementation of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) has resulted in milestones for the country's social protection and digital transformation, according to a World Bank official.  He said success in utilizing PhilSys for social protection has a… 2021-10-26 ICT Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1156928
2021-10-22 COVID-19 in long-term care: Impact, policy responses and challenges OECD (21.10.2021) The COVID-19 crisis has hit the long-term care (LTC) sector particularly hard, with large numbers of people dependent on care and particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 have fallen ill, and a disproportionate rate of LTC workers both exposed to, and infected by, COVID-19. The… 2021-10-22 Health Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://doi.org/10.1787/b966f837-en
2021-10-19 South Africa: A New Social Assistance Assessment Aims to Help Strengthen Policies and Programs for the Poor south africa worldbank.org (07.10.2021) The World Bank, in collaboration with the Government of South Africa, released a new report assessing the country’s social assistance programs and systems. In an environment of high unemployment, persistent poverty, weak economic growth and shrinking fiscal resources that… 2021-10-19 Social assistance,Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2021/10/07/south-africa-a-new-s…
2021-10-19 Thailand approves $2.8bln more economic support measures thailand ZAWYA  (18.10.2021) Thailand's cabinet on Tuesday approved a further 92 billion baht ($2.76 billion) of relief measures to help boost its flagging economy as the Southeast Asian country deals with its biggest and most prolonged coronavirus outbreak.  Thailand earlier this year approved a further… 2021-10-19 Employment,Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary covid19 pmassetti https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Thailand_approves_28bln_more_economic_suppo…
2021-10-14 Nigeria: Assessing Govt's Protective Efforts in Covid-19 Era nigeria allafrica.com (14.10.2021) Social protection is a right for the federal government and not a token or favour. The last 18 months have been difficult for families and communities across the country as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The vision of equality and inclusion as explained in the… 2021-10-14 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://allafrica.com/stories/202110140187.html
2021-10-14 Tax and fiscal policies after the COVID-19 crisis oecd.org (14.10.2021) The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant deterioration in public finances, adding to pre-existing strains from long-term structural challenges including population ageing, climate change, rising inequality, digitalisation and automation. This report, originally prepared… 2021-10-14 Contribution Collection and Compliance Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/policy-responses/tax-and-fiscal-policies-after…
2021-10-08 The Implications of COVID-19 for Welfare and Vulnerability in Nepal nepal worldbank.org (06.10.2021) In Nepal, the lockdowns that were adopted to mitigate the public health impacts of Coronavirus (COVID-19) were accompanied by a significant contraction in economic activity. These in turn suggest a negative outlook for poverty and welfare, particularly in the face pre-… 2021-10-08 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://documents.worldbank.org/en/publication/documents-reports/documentdetail…
2021-10-07 G2P Payment Arrangements in Egypt and COVID-19 egypt worldbank.org (23.06.2021) The report discusses the "Takaful and Karama" cash transfer program (TKP) in Egypt. Launched in 2015, it is a flagship social assistance initiative of the government. Takaful is a family income support program. It is a conditional cash transfers programme targeting… 2021-10-07 Family benefits,Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://documents.worldbank.org/en/publication/documents-reports/documentdetail…
2021-09-30 Global social protection platform to fill knowledge gap pakistan tribune.com.pk (19.09.2021) Taking a lead on universal social protection, the Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations convened the first meeting of the Group of Friends on Social Protection along with Turkey, Nigeria and Costa Rica. 2021-09-30 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://tribune.com.pk/story/2320944/global-social-protection-platform-to-fill-…
2021-09-28 US: The new child tax credit does more than just cut poverty United States brookings.edu (24.09.2021) With COVID-19’s disruptions in employment, child care, and education, it is unsurprising that child poverty substantially increased in 2020—roughly 1.2 million more children were living in poverty in 2020 when compared to 2019 (an increase from 15.7% to 17.5%). As child… 2021-09-28 Family benefits Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://socialprotection.org/discover/news/blog-new-child-tax-credit-does-more-…
2021-09-23 Case study: Data responsibility and digital remote targeting during COVID-19 calpnetwork.org (10.03. 2021) Challenges due to the pandemic have led to all kinds of innovations and adaptations focused on remote targeting, enrolment, verification and delivery. While required for the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, these new approaches might be useful in future responses that require… 2021-09-23 ICT,Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.calpnetwork.org/publication/case-study-data-responsibility-and-digi…