Governance and administration

South Africa: School of Government on training public servants on governance and management of emergencies such as Covid-19

Submitted by mmarquez on Fri, 01/22/2021 - 15:47

South African Government (18.01.2021) South Africa and the People’s Republic of China are teaming up to improve the capacity of public servants on governance as well as the management of disasters and emergencies such as the Covid-19 pandemic. South Africa’s National School of Government, falling under the Ministry for the Public Service and Administration, working with the China National Academy of Governance, will in March and April 2021 offer courses on governance and emergency management for senior and middle managers in the public service.

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Congress must act now to fix a Social Security COVID-19 glitch and expand, not cut, benefits | TheHill

Submitted by mmarquez on Sun, 08/16/2020 - 20:58

thehill.com (08.07.2020) While social security benefits are secure, the unprecedented conditions of the COVID-19 economic crisis have unearthed a technical glitch. If left uncorrected, a COVID-19 notch will result: Those turning 60 this year – more than 4 million workers – and their families will receive substantially lower Social Security benefits than workers (and their families) with identical earnings who turned 60 last year. Fortunately, the solution is easy and straightforward. But Congress must act.

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United States
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Old-age pensions
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Enfrentar los efectos cada vez mayores del COVID-19 para una reactivación con igualdad: nuevas proyecciones | Publicación | Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe

Submitted by mmarquez on Fri, 08/07/2020 - 16:06

CEPAL (Julio 2020) Este Informe Especial es el quinto de una serie que elabora la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) sobre la evolución y los efectos del COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe. Esta edición se centra en los efectos económicos cada vez mayores de la pandemia en el mundo y la región en aras de una reactivación con igualdad. Se proponen medidas de protección social como central en la recuperación de la región.

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latin america
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Unemployment
Employment policies
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Reunión sobre Desarrollo Social y COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe

Submitted by mmarquez on Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:51

CEPAL (02.04.2020) Esta reunión tuvo como objetivo compartir experiencias sobre el rol de los Ministerios de Desarrollo Social y entidades equivalentes frente a la actual crisis causada por el COVID-19. En especial, interesaba conocer cómo cada institución ha respondido a la pandemia en relación a tres puntos: i) los principales problemas socioeconómicos y prioridades de acción en protección social; ii) las dificultades, desafíos y aprendizajes en la respuesta a la crisis; y, iii) las necesidades de cooperación.

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latin america
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Mexico: Government of Mexico works to dismantle networks that deceive citizens with false social support

Submitted by siha on Fri, 07/10/2020 - 14:51

Ministry of the Economy (25.05.2020) 

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mexico
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Covid19: The experience of the National Pension Service of Korea (NPS)

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 06/16/2020 - 12:09

Article provided by the National Pension Service of Korea (NPS) 
This article analyze the measures taken to overcome the COVID19 pandemic via preemptive crisis management system and inter-organizational cooperation

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korea, Republic of
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Spain: Terms and time limits for processing procedures of public sector entities are suspended temporarily

Submitted by rruggia on Thu, 05/14/2020 - 07:46

Terms and time limits for processing procedures of public sector entities are suspended, unless they involve the exceptions set out in Royal Decree 463/2020 of 14 March, which declared the state of alarm. The computation of time limits shall be resumed when validity of the aforementioned royal decree or, if applicable, the extensions thereof, ends.

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spain
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L'exode sanitaire : nouvelle manifestation de la sécession des catégories supérieures | Fondation Jean-Jaurès

Submitted by gfilhon on Wed, 05/06/2020 - 11:12

Le phénomène massif de départs d’une partie de la population des grandes métropoles françaises lors de la mise en place du plan de confinement peut s’analyser comme une manifestation supplémentaire – et spectaculaire – du processus de sécession des catégories supérieures à l’œuvre dans la société française. Jean-Laurent Cassely et Jérôme Fourquet livrent leur analyse, basée notamment sur deux enquêtes inédites. 

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LeFrance: Covid-19 met la Sécu à genoux avec un trou d’au moins 41 milliards d’euros

Submitted by gfilhon on Wed, 05/06/2020 - 10:12

leparisien.fr (22.04.2020) Auditionné par la commission des Affaires sociales du Sénat, le ministre des Comptes publics a souligné d'emblée « le caractère exceptionnel et changeant » de ses prévisions budgétaires. Le cru 2019, meilleur que prévu avec tout de même une perte de 1,9 milliard d'euros, « nous paraît loin aujourd'hui », tant le millésime 2020 est parti pour pulvériser tous les records.

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france
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Actuarial
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