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2021-07-20 India: Migrant workers cry neglected by the Government. How has the Covid-19 pandemic crisis highlighted the need for social security? india  Inventiva (20.07.2021) India’s pandemic crisis has had its heart-rending consequences on millions of people across informal sectors. 2021-07-20 Migration Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://www.inventiva.co.in/stories/tanish/migrant-workers-cry-neglected-by-the…
2021-07-19 To tackle COVID-19 outbreaks, ASEAN MPs call for more inclusive policies for migrant workers Asia ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights - JAKARTA – As COVID-19 cases surge in Thailand and Malaysia, as well as elsewhere in the region, Southeast Asian lawmakers urge these governments to take more inclusive measures to protect everyone without discrimination, regardless of their migration status… 2021-07-19 Migration Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://aseanmp.org/2021/07/19/to-tackle-covid-19-outbreaks-asean-mps-call-for-…
2021-07-16 Pandemic has eroded past efforts to fix unemployment, inequality, say BRICS Ministers india The Economic Times (15.07.2021) The labour ministers of five BRICS nations -Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa on Thursday, said the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted the efforts made in the past to address unemployment, decent work deficits and inequality. “Discussion on four… 2021-07-16 Unemployment Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor brics, covid19 pmassetti https://m.economictimes.com/news/economy/indicators/pandemic-has-eroded-past-ef…
2021-07-15 Report: Employment and Social Developments in Europe review shows diverse impact of COVID-19 crisis european union European Commission (06.07.2021) This review provides an up-to-date economic analysis of the steps the European Union (EU) is taking towards a strong social Europe, particularly in the aftermath of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis. This ESDE report shows that the social impact of the COVID-19… 2021-07-15 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&amp%3BcatId=89&amp%3BnewsId=1003…
2021-07-12 India: Delhi govt launches social security scheme for Covid-19 affected families india Times of India (06.07.2021) Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday launched a scheme and an online portal to provide financial assistance to families who lost their loved ones to Covid-19 and asked officials not to find faults in their claim applications. Under the 'Mukhyamantri Covid-19… Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday launched a scheme and an online portal to provide financial assistance to families who lost their loved ones to Covid-19 and asked officials not to find faults in their claim applications. Under the 'Mukhyamantri Covid-19 Pariwar Aarthik Sahayata Yojana', Rs 50,000 ex-gratia will be given to every family that lost a member to Covid-19 and an additional Rs 2,500 per month will be given if the deceased was the sole breadwinner.  2021-07-06 Family benefits,Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/delhi-govt-launches-social-secur…
2021-07-08 Looking beyond COVID-19: Strengthening the role of Family Support Services oecd.org (March 2021) The COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges for many families: in addition to health and economic issues, policy measures such as lockdowns, school closures and teleworking from home out considerable stress on families. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted immediate… 2021-07-08 Family benefits Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://www.oecd.org/els/family/family-support-services-2021.htm
2021-07-08 National cash transfer responses to Covid-19: operational lessons learned for social protection system-strengthening and future shocks odi.org (09.07.2021) Before Covid-19, many countries were engaged in the process of strengthening core social protection systems and exploring ways to develop their shock-responsive capacity. However, these system-building efforts were still nascent in many low- and middle-income countries (LICs… 2021-07-08 Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://odi.org/en/publications/national-cash-transfer-responses-to-covid-19-op…
2021-07-05 English families get extended support with food and utility bills united kingdom The government’s COVID Local Support Grant, first introduced in December 2020, has been extended through to September bringing it in line with the end date for furlough and other COVID-related support. This is beyond the planned ending of restrictions, to help families get back on their feet as the… The government’s COVID Local Support Grant, first introduced in December 2020, has been extended through to September bringing it in line with the end date for furlough and other COVID-related support. This is beyond the planned ending of restrictions, to help families get back on their feet as the economy recovers and the vaccine rollout continues. Families struggling with food and utility costs will get further support through Government scheme. Boost worth £160 million to families in England… 2021-07-05 Family benefits Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary covid19 pmassetti https://www.gov.uk/government/news/english-families-get-extended-support-with-f…
2021-07-05 UK: Child payment rollout hindered by data concerns united kingdom  BBC News (22.07.2021) The rollout of a benefit aimed at tackling child poverty in Scotland could be in jeopardy unless eligible families can be identified, according to a House of Commons committee. 2021-07-05 Family benefits Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-57572813
2021-06-29 Malaysian government unveils $36bn COVID-19 aid package malaysia capital.com (29.06.2021) Malaysia announced a MYR150bn ($36bn) economic aid package as the Southeast Asian nation continues to grapple with COVID-19 restrictions. The package has aspects such as direct cash transfers to citizens, assistance to small and medium enterprises and additional healthcare… Malaysia announced a MYR150bn ($36bn) economic aid package as the Southeast Asian nation continues to grapple with COVID-19 restrictions. The package has aspects such as direct cash transfers to citizens, assistance to small and medium enterprises and additional healthcare spending. The highlight of the aid package is MYR10bn of direct fiscal spending by the government for cash aid, unemployment assistance and wage subsidies. Specifically, the government will spend MYR4.6bn for direct cash… 2021-06-29 Unemployment,Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary covid19 pmassetti https://capital.com/malaysian-government-unveils-36bn-covid-19-aid-package
2021-06-28 COVID-19 and the Irish welfare system ireland ESRI (21.06.2021) COVID-19 had, and continues to have, a strong negative effect on incomes in Ireland due to widespread job losses as the measures put in place to slow the spread of the disease resulted in severe economic restrictions. Despite the existence of unemployment supports, additional… 2021-06-28 Shocks & extreme events Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.esri.ie/publications/covid-19-and-the-irish-welfare-system
2021-06-24 Uganda: Govt to Extend Covid Money Countrywide uganda allAfrica.com - Taxi drivers and boda boda cyclists cross the country whose businesses were affected by the lockdown will benefit from the government Covid cash, Mr James Ebitu, the director of social protection in the Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development, has said. Other groups in all… Taxi drivers and boda boda cyclists cross the country whose businesses were affected by the lockdown will benefit from the government Covid cash, Mr James Ebitu, the director of social protection in the Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development, has said. Other groups in all urban centres such as single mothers and ghetto youths will benefit unlike last year when government gave food to only Kampala Metropolitan Area. 2021-06-24 Extension of coverage,Cash transfers Published Measures summary covid19 pmassetti https://allafrica.com/stories/202106230844.html
2021-06-24 A year into the pandemic, welfare “innovation” continues to penalise the poor Privacy International (22.06.2021) The global Covid-19 pandemic has acted as a catalyst for technology-intensive initiatives for welfare distribution, coming at a high cost to human rights and inclusion: enforcing automated discrimination, exacerbating existing inequalities and compromising access… 2021-06-24 Digital inclusion Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://privacyinternational.org/long-read/4582/year-pandemic-welfare-innovatio…
2021-06-22 Duflo offers pathways to a better future, lessons from COVID-19 crisis UNCTAD (16.06.2021) Coronavirus pandemic recovery efforts should provide comprehensive social protection, fight climate change and ensure vaccines reach the poorest people quickly. 2021-06-22 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://unctad.org/news/duflo-offers-pathways-better-future-lessons-covid-19-cr…
2021-06-21 A Digital Bridge to Social Support Project Syndicate (16.06.2021) During the COVID-19 pandemic, governments worldwide have taken advantage of technological solutions to streamline social-protection schemes. But, for all its benefits, a digital approach to welfare programs implies an obvious risk: exclusion of those on the wrong side… 2021-06-21 Digital inclusion Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR covid19 pmassetti https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/social-programs-for-informal-worke…
2021-06-14 Biden administration can't stop state exits from unemployment programs United States The Labor Department determined it doesn’t have the legal authority to stop states from opting out of federal unemployment programs early, according to an agency official. The programs have offered unemployment benefits to millions of people since the early days of the Covid pandemic. The American… 2021-06-14 Unemployment Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/09/biden-administration-cant-stop-state-exits-from…
2021-06-11 Govt looks to widen social protection, use single database malaysia Free Malaysia Today (FMT) (08.06.2021) Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says the government is looking to bolster the country’s social safety net programme with a definitive database. Muhyiddin said that he chaired a Malaysian Social Protection Council (MySPC) meeting via video conferencing today,… 2021-06-11 Data management Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2021/06/08/govt-looks-to-wide…
2021-06-08 Bangladesh expands social protection plan to shake off pandemic effects bangladesh bdnews24.com (03.06.2021) Bangladesh has expanded its social safety net programmes by increasing the budgetary allocation by 12.5 percent in the fiscal year 2021-22 as part of the efforts to alleviate the plight of lower-income and vulnerable groups which have been hit hardest by the ongoing… 2021-06-08 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://bdnews24.com/budget2021-22/2021/06/03/bangladesh-expands-social-protect…
2021-06-04 Brazil: Auxílio Emergencial 2021 brazil 31.03.2021 (caixa.gov.br) The Emergency Assistance 2021 is paid to recipients of Emergency Aid 2020. The benefit amount varies according to the composition of the family: If the family consists of only one person, the benefit is R$ 150.00 per month; If the family consists of more than one person,… The Emergency Assistance 2021 is paid to recipients of Emergency Aid 2020. The benefit amount varies according to the composition of the family: If the family consists of only one person, the benefit is R$ 150.00 per month; If the family consists of more than one person, the benefit is R$ 250.00 per month; If the family is headed by a woman without a spouse or partner, with at least one person under the age of eighteen, they will receive R$ 375 monthly. Up to four installments will be made… 2021-03-31 O que é O Auxílio Emergencial 2021 é um benefício financeiro concedido pelo Governo Federal destinado às pessoas que receberam Auxílio Emergencial e Auxílio Emergencial Extensão, e que atendiam aos critérios dos Programas em dezembro de 2020, e tem por objetivo fornecer proteção emergencial no… Social assistance,Cash transfers,Covid-19 Published Measures summary covid19, Emergency grants cambrosio https://www.caixa.gov.br/auxilio/auxilio2021/Paginas/default.aspx
2021-05-28 Asia and Africa find ways to plug COVID health gaps World Economic Forum (27.05.2021) Innovative solutions have been developed across Africa and Asia to deal with the increasing demand for health workers and services due to COVID-19. These include the use of drones, solar-powered freezers and utilizing Pakistan's unemployed doctors. In a pandemic,… 2021-05-28 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/05/asian-african-entrepreneurs-covid19-heal…
2021-05-26 Italy: Extension of the layoff ban italy diritto.it (07.04.2021) The ban on layoffs is extended until 30 June 2021 for workers in companies covered by ordinary CIG (CIGO) and extraordinary CIG (CIGS)(mainly industry and agriculture). The ban on redundancies is extended until 31 October 2021 for workers in companies covered by social… The ban on layoffs is extended until 30 June 2021 for workers in companies covered by ordinary CIG (CIGO) and extraordinary CIG (CIGS)(mainly industry and agriculture). The ban on redundancies is extended until 31 October 2021 for workers in companies covered by social shock nets in derogation (mainly tertiary sector). 2021-04-07 Employment,Covid-19 Published Measures summary covid19 cambrosio https://www.diritto.it/coronavirus-e-blocco-licenziamenti-previsto-per-legge/
2021-05-26 Italy: Indennità COVID, a new lump-sum for seasonal workers italy   A new lump-sum of 2,400 euros for seasonal workers in tourism, spas or other sectors, entertainment, self-employed persons, temporary workers and other atypical workers was introduced in April by the Sostegni Decree. The payment of a reduced benefit (1,600 euros) has been extended until July… A new lump-sum of 2,400 euros for seasonal workers in tourism, spas or other sectors, entertainment, self-employed persons, temporary workers and other atypical workers was introduced in April by the Sostegni Decree. The payment of a reduced benefit (1,600 euros) has been extended until July 2021.  2021-04-07 Il decreto Sostegni, nel solco dei precedenti decreti a supporto dei lavoratori in difficoltà, ha messo a disposizione ulteriori misure di sostegno al reddito. Indennità Covid-19: le categorie Il messaggio 25 marzo 2021, n. 1275 fornisce le prime indicazioni riguardo le categorie di lavoratori… Social assistance,Cash transfers,Covid-19 Published Measures summary covid19, Emergency grants cambrosio https://www.inps.it/inps-comunica/coronavirus-le-misure-dellinps/decreto-sosteg…
2021-05-26 Turkey: Extension of regulation barring layoffs turkey aa.com.tr (26.05.2021) The Turkish government's Pandemic Social Support Program has provided relief for more than 6 million people, Minister of Family and Social Services Derya Yanık said. The program covers everything from cash aid to the distribution of free food across the country, where the… The regulation barring layoffs during the pandemic would be extended for another three months. 2021-05-25 ANKARA The Turkish state helped millions of families through social assistance programs and offered financial support worth billions of dollars during the COVID-19 outbreak, a top government official said on Wednesday. The government launched the Social Protection Shield program to cater to… Social assistance,Cash transfers,Covid-19 Published Measures summary covid19 cambrosio https://www.aa.com.tr/en/latest-on-coronavirus-outbreak/turkish-social-aid-prog…
2021-05-24 Drivers of Timely and Large-Scale Cash Responses to COVID-19: what does the data say? socialprotection.org (2021) This note compares the experiences of 53 low- and middle-income countries to identify drivers of timely and large-scale government social assistance responses to COVID-19. The analysis covers cash responses only and focuses on the capacity of the social protection sector… 2021-05-24 Cash transfers Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://socialprotection.org/discover/publications/space-drivers-timely-and-lar…
2021-05-17 Extending COVID-related reforms to conditional cash transfers could improve the life chances of young people in Colombia colombia lse.ac.uk (10.05.2021) Like other low- and middle-income countries, Colombia introduced changes to its cash transfer programmes so as to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. But without extending and carefully redesigning these programmes, many families and young people will face a… 2021-05-17 Family benefits Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19, youth employment pmassetti https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/latamcaribbean/2021/05/10/extending-covid-related-refor…
2021-05-12 Serbia: to offer cash to those who get Covid-19 vaccine serbia 06.05.2021 (reuters.com) An allowance of 3,000 dinars (25 euros, $30) will be paid to each citizen who gets a Covid jab before the end of May, in what could be the world's first cash-for-jabs scheme. An allowance of 3,000 dinars (25 euros, $30) will be paid to each citizen who gets a Covid jab before the end of May, in what could be the world's first cash-for-jabs scheme. 2021-05-06 Social assistance,Cash transfers,Conditional Cash Transfers,Covid-19 Published Measures summary covid19, Emergency grants cambrosio https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/serbians-queue-get-covid-19-vaccine-with-i…
2021-05-11 Telemedicine takes center stage in the era of COVID-19 United States sciencemag.org (06.11.2020) Telemedicine comes in many shapes and sizes and offers many advantages over the traditional healthcare visit, but until recently, it was largely underutilized. The COVID-19 pandemic quickly changed that—only time will tell if telemedicine’s new popularity will last.  On… 2021-05-11 Health,ICT Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 rruggia https://www.sciencemag.org/features/2020/11/telemedicine-takes-center-stage-era…
2021-05-10 EU leaders adopt Porto declaration on social rights, employment european union dw.com (10.05.2021) Heads of the bloc's 27 member states hope to reduce social and economic inequalities that have widened during the coronavirus pandemic. 2021-05-10 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.dw.com/en/eu-leaders-adopt-porto-declaration-on-social-rights-emplo…
2021-05-07 As pandemic eases, EU leaders get social in Porto european union politico.eu (06.05.2021) Leaders are facing social-welfare policy questions for a changed world. Their answers could alter the EU’s relationship with member states. 2021-05-07 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.politico.eu/article/eu-summit-porto-social-welfare-2/
2021-05-06 Europe: Job retention schemes are keeping millions in work, what happens once they end? european union Euronews (05.05.2021) 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 ensure there are enough jobs and that people… 2021-05-06 Employment Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://www.euronews.com/2021/05/05/job-retention-schemes-are-keeping-millions-…
2021-05-06 Scaling up policies that connect people with jobs in the recovery from COVID-19 oecd.org (29.04.2021) Active labour market policies (ALMPs) that connect people to jobs will help to ensure an equitable and sustained recovery from the COVID‑19 crisis. Already in 2020, many governments reacted swiftly to the crisis by increasing funding for their public employment services (PES… 2021-05-06 Employment policies Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/policy-responses/scaling-up-policies-that-conn…
2021-04-30 Pakistan, Cambodia and Indonesia responses to the COVID-19 crisis in the special issue of the Policy in Focus magazine cambodia, pakistan, indonesia ipcig.org  (09.04.2021) The fourth and last section of the Policy in Focus1 magazine analyses the social protection responses to the COVID-19 crisis in Asian countries 2021-04-30 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti http://www.ipcig.org/news/30060
2021-04-29 Social protection for all in need: Lessons from the COVID-19 response in MENA Africa blogs.worldbank.org (26.04.2021) In the months after the first cases of COVID-19 appeared in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), countries across the region acted quickly to limit the spread of the virus. Lockdowns, curfews, and social distancing undoubtedly saved lives, but these necessary… 2021-04-29 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://blogs.worldbank.org/arabvoices/social-protection-for-all-lessons-from-c…
2021-04-27 Philippines: Bill proposing to give financial subsidy to small fishermen filed – Manila Bulletin philippines, the A bill seeking to distribute financial and production support amounting to P15,000 to at least one million small fisherfolks in the country has been filed in Congress. This, as the income of small fishermen already went down to as low as P150 per fishing trip more than a year into the pandemic. In… A bill seeking to distribute financial and production support amounting to P15,000 to at least one million small fisherfolks in the country has been filed in Congress. This, as the income of small fishermen already went down to as low as P150 per fishing trip more than a year into the pandemic. 2021-04-27 Cash transfers Published Measures summary covid19 pmassetti https://mb.com.ph/2021/04/14/bill-proposing-to-give-financial-subsidy-to-small-…
2021-04-23 Mongolia: President asks Prime Minister to cooperate in providing MNT 1 million support to each household mongolia The government of Mongolia, on April 8, Thursday, decided to impose a nationwide strict lockdown between April 10 and 25 by moving into the Red Level of heightened state of emergency readiness in order to contain the rising spread of COVID-19 in the country and also to provide a one-time cash grant… 2021-04-23 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://montsame.mn/en/read/259928
2021-04-13 COVID-19 Labor Policy Responses in Developing Countries The World Bank (March 2021) The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered one of the largest economic downturns since the Great Depression. Beyond its devastating effect on health, morbidity, and mortality, the pandemic shook economies and labor markets around the globe, leaving no firm, worker, and… 2021-04-13 Employment Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19, labour markets mmarquez http://documents1.worldbank.org/curated/en/852721616561204815/pdf/Taking-Stock-…
2021-04-13 United States: Senate adopts Republican jobless benefit for COVID-19 relief bill United States dol.gov (06.03.2121) The U.S. Senate approved a Republican measure setting federal unemployment benefits for those made jobless by the coronavirus pandemic at $300 per week, as part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. The U.S. Senate approved a Republican measure setting federal unemployment benefits for those made jobless by the coronavirus pandemic at $300 per week, as part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. 2021-03-06 Unemployment,Social assistance,Cash transfers,Covid-19 Published Measures summary covid19, Emergency grants cambrosio https://www.dol.gov/coronavirus/unemployment-insurance#news
2021-04-13 China: Extension period for reduction of premium rates of unemployment insurance and work injury insurance china gov.cn (26.01.2021) Considering that the risk of the pandemic still exists, some enterprises may be under great financial pressure, the policy of phased reduction of premium rates of unemployment insurance and work injury insurance will be extended for another year until 30 April 2022. Considering that the risk of the pandemic still exists, some enterprises may be under great financial pressure, the policy of phased reduction of premium rates of unemployment insurance and work injury insurance will be extended for another year until 30 April 2022. 2021-01-26 Unemployment,Occupational accidents and diseases,Contribution Collection and Compliance,Covid-19 Published Measures summary contribution collection, Contributory, covid19 cambrosio http://www.gov.cn/xinwen/2021-01/26/content_5582656.htm
2021-04-12 Australia: Tracing the impacts of the COVID pandemic on Australia's fastest-growing migrant group australia Monash University (12.04.2021) As the pandemic-related shutdown intensified across Australia from March 2020, temporary and undocumented migrants and their advocates warned of devastating impacts on migrant workers and international students who were simultaneously losing their incomes while being… 2021-04-12 Difficult to cover group,Migration,Covid-19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 mmarquez https://lens.monash.edu/@politics-society/2021/04/12/1383007/tracing-the-impact…
2021-04-09 Oman restructures pension and social protection system oman Reuters (07.04.2020) Oman on Wednesday restructured its pension and social protections systems, part of a reform push by the Gulf Arab state wrestling with an economy battered by low oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic. 2021-04-09 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor covid19 pmassetti https://www.reuters.com/article/oman-economy/oman-restructures-pension-and-soci…
2021-04-06 Blog: Developing countries introduced an unprecedented social protection and jobs policy response to mitigate the effects of the pandemic blogs.worldbank.org (30:03.2021) Developing countries have introduced an unprecedented number of social protection and jobs policies to mitigate the effects of the crisis.  Over the past year, developing countries have introduced more than 1,300 crisis-related social protection and jobs (SPJ)… 2021-04-06 Extension of coverage Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://blogs.worldbank.org/jobs/developing-countries-introduced-unprecedented-…
2021-04-04 Japan: Extension of deadline to submit disability pension certificate japan Those who receive disability pension must submit the disability pension medical certificate to the Japan Pension Service by the deadline, and if it is not submitted by the deadline, the disability pension payment is usually suspended. It will be. It is said that the disability pension medical… Beneficiaries of the disability pension whose due date to submit the disbaility pension certificate by the end of February 2021: Pension will not be suspended if the certificate is submitted by the end of May 2021. Beneficiaries whose due date is the end of March, April or May 2021: Pension will not suspended if the certificate is submitted by the end of June 2021. 2021-03-08 [For those receiving disability pensions] Handling of disability pension medical certificates based on the declaration of emergency for new coronavirus infectious diseases Page ID: 170010010-207-247-729 Updated: March 8, 2021 printing Those who receive disability pension must submit the… Disability Published Measures summary covid19 mmarquez https://www.nenkin.go.jp/oshirase/taisetu/2021/202103/0308sindansho.html
2021-04-01 Digital finance and inclusion in the time of COVID-19. Lessons, experiences and proposals  fao.org (2021) The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted digital financial inclusion trends across the world in many and complex ways. In developing and emerging contexts, this crisis also holds the potential to propel an unprecedented acceleration in the process of financial digitization and turn out to… 2021-04-01 E-services Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19, digital inclusion, epayment pmassetti http://www.fao.org/policy-support/tools-and-publications/resources-details/en/c…
2021-04-01 Duterte approves in-kind assistance to vulnerable sectors in areas under ECQ philippines, the Close to 23 million low-income individuals from Metro Manila, Rizal, Bulacan, Cavite, and Laguna will receive an in-kind doleout worth ₱1,000. The aid will be limited to a maximum of four members per family. Close to 23 million low-income individuals from Metro Manila, Rizal, Bulacan, Cavite, and Laguna will receive an in-kind doleout worth ₱1,000. The aid will be limited to a maximum of four members per family. This is a one-time benefit as of now, planned to be distributed between March 30th and  April 4th 2021. 2021-03-30 Family benefits,Social assistance Published Measures summary covid19, poverty mmarquez https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2021/3/30/Duterte-approves-in-kind-assistan…
2021-03-30 Employment and Social Developments in Europe Quarterly Review analyses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the self-employed european union EU Reporter (29.03.2021) The European Commission has published the March 2021 edition of the Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) Quarterly Review, with a thematic focus on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the self-employed. The review shows that this group has experienced a… 2021-03-30 Unemployment Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19, self-employed pmassetti https://www.eureporter.co/politics/european-commission/2021/03/29/employment-an…
2021-03-26 COVID-19: Implications for employment and working life Eurofound (March 2021) This report sets out to assess the initial impact of the COVID-19 crisis on employment in Europe (up to Q2 2020), including its effects across sectors and on different categories of workers. It also looks at measures implemented by policymakers in a bid to limit the negative… 2021-03-26 Unemployment Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19, self-employed pmassetti https://www.eurofound.europa.eu/publications/report/2021/covid-19-implications-…
2021-03-26 What's next for social protection in light of COVID-19: country responses International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) March 2021 - The COVID-19 crisis has had a huge impact on the world of social protection. The pandemic has alerted national governments and the international community to the urgency of accelerating progress in building and expanding social… 2021-03-26 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti http://ipcig.org/publication/30008?language_content_entity=en
2021-03-25 Supporting Families and Children Beyond COVID-19: Social protection in high-income countries (Dec 2020) This new UNICEF Innocenti report explores how the social and economic impact of the pandemic is likely to affect children; the initial government responses to the crisis; and how future public policies could be optimized to better support children.  2021-03-25 Family benefits,Children Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 covid19 pmassetti https://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/1165-supporting-families-and-children-b…
2021-03-25 Using Technology to Improve Civil Service Talent | Asian Development Bank Asia This brief presents digital and online platforms for civil services in Asia and the Pacific, along with recommendations for holistic government interventions and reforms in policies, business processes, and management systems. 2021-03-25 Innovation capacity covid19 pmassetti https://www.adb.org/publications/technology-improve-civil-service-talent
2021-03-24 Zimbabwe: Unicef rolls out emergency cash transfer programme zimbabwe thestandard.co.zw (06.12.2020) UNICEF Zimbabwe in collaboration with the Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare ministry and Goal Zimbabwe is rolling out the emergency social cash transfer programme (ESCT) to reduce food insecurity, improve dietary diversity, and maternal and child health… UNICEF Zimbabwe in collaboration with the Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare ministry and Goal Zimbabwe is rolling out the emergency social cash transfer programme (ESCT) to reduce food insecurity, improve dietary diversity, and maternal and child health outcomes of vulnerable households, whose situation has further deteriorated as a result of Covid-19. The programme is primarily focused on households headed by the elderly (65 years and above), those with pregnant women or with children… 2020-12-06 The programme is primarily focused on households headed by the elderly (65 years and above), those with pregnant women or with children under the age of two years, persons living with disability and child-headed households. Households deemed to be well-off will be excluded despite the category… Family benefits,Social assistance,Cash transfers,Covid-19 Published Measures summary covid19, family cambrosio https://www.thestandard.co.zw/2020/12/06/unicef-rolls-out-emergency-cash-transf…