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The final Declaration of the nAsia Europe People’s Forum, adopted in Ulaan Baatar in 2016, included an action point for the social justice cluster, saying: “Work with social movements and workers’ organisations to develop a people-centred Global Social Protection Charter … Continue reading
– According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, social protection is a human right. – Social protection is a major element of social justice – if you have no pensions, no health care, no labour rights etc., it … Continue reading
Excellent fable on how poor countries, with excellent social protection schemes, are losing … ‘through the looking glass’ …
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Good to watch, an explanation on the human right to social protection and economic and social rights
To fight child poverty, to promote good health care or quality education, to guarantee labour rights and all other economic and social rights is not possible without a fully-fledged system of social protection. It is obvious that poverty and unemployment … Continue reading
Social protection is a human right, but how many benefit? New report with disastrous but very interesting data
Social protection is high on the international agenda to-day. In 2012 the ILO (International Labour Organisation) adopted a recommendation on ‘social protection floors’. In 2015 the international community in the General Assembly of the UN (United Nations) adopted the Sustainable … Continue reading
A side event on financing social protection floors (SPFs) was held on Monday 22 May, 2017, on the occasion of the Second Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Forum on financing for development follow-up (FfD forum) which took place at the … Continue reading
The draft Global Charter for Social Protection Rights published on this new website is meant for global campaigning and launching a reflection on what kind of social protection we really want and need.