Social Protection Floor

Singapore: The Courage Fund For Lower-Income Households affected by COVID-19

Submitted by siha on Fri, 07/31/2020 - 14:41

Ministry of Social and Family Development (31.07.2020) The Courage Fund will help lower-income households affected by COVID-19 who meet the following criteria: 1. At least one household member is a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident. 2. At least one household member contracted COVID-19, or was placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN), mandatory Leave of Absence (LOA) or Home Quarantine Order (QO). 3. [As of 1 June 2020] Household has gross monthly income of ≤$6,200, or gross monthly per capita income of ≤$2,000, prior to being affected by COVID-19.

Regions / Country
singapore
Topics
Social assistance
Cash transfers
Social Protection Floor
Covid-19
Document Type

Opinion - An EU minimum income framework is an urgent safety net after Covid-19

Submitted by pmassetti on Fri, 06/05/2020 - 16:09

EURACTIV.com (04.06.2020) The upcoming German EU presidency intends to take up an initiative for an EU framework for minimum income systems. Shannon Pfohman looks at what this should look like.

Regions / Country
european union
Topics
Social Protection Floor
Document Type

Mali: Protection sociale - Le renforcement de la résilience des ménages vulnérables reste toujours d’actualité

Submitted by dfabbri on Wed, 10/31/2018 - 09:28

Malijet (31.10.2018) Les travaux de la 4ème édition de la conférence nationale sur la protection sociale se sont ouverts à l’hôtel de l’Amitié de Bamako, le mardi 30 octobre 2018 sous le thème « opérationnalisation et financement du socle de protection sociale au Mali ». Deux jours durant, les participants à ces travaux vont non seulement exposer des produits mais aussi aborderont  une pluralité de thèmes dont le fil conducteur va certainement être la définition et l’opérationnalisation d’un socle de protection sociale pour le Mali.

Regions / Country
mali
Topics
Difficult to cover group
Social Protection Floor
Document Type

Uber : innovation ou concurrence déloyale ? | Alternatives Economiques

Submitted by gfilhon on Wed, 09/19/2018 - 16:16

Analyse économique du modèle des plate forme Uber et de son danger social

Topics
Employment policies
The technological transition
Social Protection Floor
Error evasion and fraud
Digital Economy Topical Cluster
Digital Platforms
Labour market
New risks
Document Type

[Opinion] Europe: Widening The Social Protection Safety Net

Submitted by fabbri on Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:45

Social Europe (01.05.2018) What makes Europe different from many other parts of the world? One answer is social protection: the principle of assisting the most vulnerable in society and guaranteeing a minimum standard of wellbeing – a social safety net.

Regions / Country
Europe
Topics
Social Protection Floor
Document Type

ILO Social Protection Floors Calculator: Social protection is affordable, even in the majority of low income countries

Submitted by fabbri on Mon, 12/18/2017 - 10:18

ILO (14.12.2017)  Even the poorest countries can afford to extend social protection to all their citizens, the ILO said in its recently released World Social Protection Report 2017-19 .

For example, universal coverage in old-age pensions has been achieved by more than 20 countries, including Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Cabo Verde, China, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mongolia, Namibia, South Africa, Timor Leste, Trinidad and Tobago and Zanzibar (Tanzania).

Topics
Social Protection Floor
Document Type

Global Business Network for Social Protection Floors: Leading multinationals highlight importance of social protection

Submitted by fabbri on Thu, 10/26/2017 - 15:29

ILO (24.10.2017) Representatives of more than a dozen multinational enterprises met in Geneva to highlight the importance of investment in social protection floors for growth in emerging markets.

Topics
Communication
Social Protection Floor
Document Type

India Poised to Move to Social Protection Floor: ILO

Submitted by monitor on Wed, 11/25/2015 - 16:10

outlookindia.com (24.11.2015) With the impressive array of social security programmes in India, the country is ideally poised to move to Social Protection Floor (SPF), International Labour Organization (ILO) has said.

Regions / Country
india
Topics
Extension of coverage
Social Protection Floor

Ghana's social protection aims to achieve SDG

Submitted by monitor on Mon, 10/12/2015 - 13:02

newsghana.com (11.10.2015) The United Nations High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development (HLPF), is tasked to follow-up and review the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015.

Regions / Country
ghana
Topics
Extension of coverage
Social Protection Floor
Social Policies & Programmes