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Brazil: Proof of Life for retired civil servants, pensioners and amnesties is suspended until October 31

Submitted by siha on Thu, 10/01/2020 - 17:05

Ministry of Economy (28.09.2020) The requirement of the annual Proof of Life (re-registration) of retired civil servants, pensioners and civil political amnesties referred to in Ordinance No. 244 and Normative Instruction No. 45, both of June 15, 2020, is suspended until October 31, 2020.

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brazil
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Old age Pensions
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Covid-19
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Public employment services: Digital channels improve access to employment support

Submitted by pmassetti on Thu, 09/24/2020 - 16:28

ilo.org (26.08.2020) A new ILO policy brief shows how public employment services are using technology to increase the help available to people whose jobs have been affected by COVID-19.

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Saudi Arabia: Increase in customer attention hours at the Public Pension Agency

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:12

Public Pension Agency (28.04.2020) The call center is fully prepared and staffed (remotely) throughout the month of Ramadan to receive all incoming calls, and to deal with them as determined by the nature of the required service throughout the week from Sunday to Thursday from ten in the morning until four in the evening, and from nine in the evening until one in the morning, and on Friday from one in the evening until five in the evening and from nine in the evening until one in the morning.

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saudi arabia
Global challenges
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E-services
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Fiji: Pensioners Assistance

Submitted by siha on Fri, 08/21/2020 - 12:25

National Provident Fund (30.03.2020) The Fund has decided to waive renewal certificate submissions for all Pensioners whose certificates were due in March, April, May or June and pay based on the presumption of life. This decision was implemented in light of preventative measures against COVID-19 to discourage our senior members from visiting public open or crowded places. This will be reviewed again in respect of the duration of the public restrictions that are currently in place.

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fiji
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Old age Pensions
Service delivery
Covid-19
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New Zealand: Paying clients stranded overseas

Submitted by siha on Tue, 08/18/2020 - 12:26

Ministry of Social Development (18.08.2020) We're working hard to make sure clients who are out of the country and are unable to return because of the COVID-19 pandemic are financially supported. When you leave New Zealand temporarily some payments stop straight away, some are paid for up to 28 days, and New Zealand Super and Veteran's Pension is paid for up to 26 weeks. Under a COVID-19 special assistance programme we're able to make your payments until you can return to New Zealand. This programme is currently only available until 20 October 2020.

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new zealand
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Old age Pensions
Unemployment
Extension of coverage
Service delivery
Migration
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Bolivia: Amplicación de vigencia del carnet de discapacidad

Submitted by mmarquez on Thu, 08/06/2020 - 15:56

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.

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bolivia
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Bolivia: Beneficiarios de Renta Dignidad pueden autorizar a familiares realizar cobro

Submitted by mmarquez on Thu, 08/06/2020 - 11:15

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.

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bolivia
Global challenges
Topics
Old age Pensions
Service quality
Service delivery
Cash transfers
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Singapore: Self-employed person income relief scheme (SIRS)

Submitted by siha on Fri, 07/31/2020 - 13:45

NTUC (31.07.2020) SIRS helps Singaporean self-employed persons (SEPs) with less means and family support tide over this period of extraordinary economic uncertainty. SEPs to receive $3,000 each in May, July and October 2020. 

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singapore
Global challenges
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Service delivery
Cash transfers
Covid-19
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Uruguay: Autorizaciones especiales de cobro en junio para mayores de 65 años

Submitted by mmarquez on Thu, 07/30/2020 - 19:50

bps.gub.uy (21.05.2020) Debido a que continúa la situación de emergencia sanitaria, BPS vuelve a dar la posibilidad a quienes tengan 65 años o más y cobren sus prestaciones en redes de cobranza descentralizada o en locales de pago del BPS, que puedan autorizar a otra persona a cobrar sus prestaciones en junio, a través de un sencillo trámite telefónico o por Whatsapp.

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uruguay
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Old age Pensions
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A New Generation of Government-to-Person Payments Is Emerging – G2P Network

Submitted by rruggia on Sun, 07/26/2020 - 09:52

A new generation of government-to-person (G2P) payment systems is emerging in Africa, Asia and the Pacific.

As described in CGAP’s new publication, “The Future of G2P Payments: Expanding Customer Choice,” modern approaches of transferring cash assistance can reduce costs for governments, significantly improve recipients’ access to payments and bring digital G2P one step closer to becoming the large-scale conduit for financial inclusion that observers have always hoped it would be.

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