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Social protection and climate change

Climate change has already resulted in climate-related extreme events of greater frequency and/or intensity. This, along with long-term changes in average conditions (whether in temperature or…

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Social protection and risks during the working life

The rapidly changing nature of work in countries at all income levels requires a dramatically new approach to social protection and labor policy. The challenge is to adapt labour and social…

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Social protection around the world: Who is covered against what, how and where?

Social protection systems help poor and vulnerable people cope with crises and shocks, find jobs, invest in the health and education of their children, and protect the aging population. Social…

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An Introduction to Sukuk

Sukuk, is one of the most important Islamic capital market instruments. According to the Shariah Standards published by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions,…

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Case Study: Channeling Microfinance Through a Commercial Bank: Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL)

In 1995, Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) introduced the Rural Development Scheme. The Scheme was developed by converting the microcredit program into an Islamic microfinance program for the…

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Informal Employment: Definitions and Debates

In this video and module, we will explore what we mean by social-ecological systems, how humans and nature are interwoven, how societies and ecosystems are interdependent, and how our world depends…

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Informal Self Employment: Dependent Contractors

Dependent contractors are workers who are economically dependent on a company, but who will not hire as employees. How does this type of work different from independent contractors, and what are some…

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Formalization and Decent Work

This video examines the state of income and employment around the world, barriers to employment, policies to promote economic opportunity, and the future of work in our rapidly changing world. This…

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Informal Self Employment: Informal Enterprises

More than 6 workers among 10 and 4 enterprises among 5 in the world operate in the informal economy. Informality has not diminished over time and is even increasing in many countries. Informal…

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Urban Informal Self-Employment

How can we protect people who are self-employed? While there has been a long-term decline in self-employment, the development of digital technologies and new business models has contributed to a…

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Employment, Decent Work and Social Justice for Sustainability

Decent work is a foundation stone for securing a more inclusive and sustainable path of development for all societies and by doing so we can deliver social justice for all that's why sustainable…

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Business Models of the Saemaul Movement

The Saemaul Movement focused on increasing the income of farmers, and therefore developed a variety of business models. In 1970, with the distribution of cement to all villages, village projects were…

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What Projects Constituted the Saemaul Movement?

This movement paved the way for a better life in villages by improving living conditions, increasing incomes, and cultivating a spirit of diligence, self-help, and cooperation. Korea’s Saemaul…

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Promoting Full and Productive Employment

This video will discuss policies that can support the promotion of decent and productive jobs; and ultimately, set economic growth on a more inclusive and sustainable path. This video is licensed…

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Challenge and Opportunities for Stable Inclusive Societies

This video will focus on the main challenges and opportunities for achieving truly inclusive societies. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Features of a Modern Welfare State

Lecture about the features of modern welfare state. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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