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Social protection: A human right, socio-economic necessity and cornerstone of the 2030 Agenda

In this video, Guy Ryder, UN Under-Secretary-General for Policy and former ILO Director-General, talks about how everyone has a right to social security and this right is firmly enshrined in the…

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Social protection at the crossroads: Shaping the future of social protection

New ways of protecting people are needed. Together, we can shape the future of social protection in ways that ensure broad gains for societies in general, and the poorest in particular. This video…

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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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Ensuring gender-responsiveness and disability-inclusiveness

Effective mainstreaming of disability issues requires the inclusion of persons with disabilities in decision-making in all areas of policymaking, at all levels of government and elsewhere,…

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Social health protection and access to health care without hardship for all

Explores the concept of universal social protection and examines the protection over the complete life cycle. To make health for all a reality, all people must have access to high quality services…

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Good governance of social protection systems

Good governance of social protection systems is one of the preconditions for the effective realization of human rights. Governance starts at the highest levels of policymaking —…

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Financing social protection

Countries need to pursue a range of financing options to close this financing gap. However, they confront a number of structural challenges, including pervasive economic informality, tax evasion at…

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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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Social protection across countries

Despite the unprecedented worldwide expansion of social protection during the COVID-19 crisis, more than 4 billion people around the world remain entirely unprotected. This is a pivotal moment to…

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Protecting wetlands by changing cropping practices on private land, using behavioural insights

With a drying climate, cropping poses risks to wetlands and swamps. While laws exist to protect wetlands on private land, in the absence of significant enforcement resources and/or a shared…

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Aquaculture and Mariculture

This lecture is about marine aquaculture, the fastest growing food sector in the world. You will learn in this lecture that eating tuna is actually like eating a wolf-eater, if it was an equivalent…

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Is UBI a good idea?

One of the key policy areas that people are debating now, especially in light of the pandemic, is whether it is a good idea to introduce universal basic incomes. In particular, the pandemic rekindled…

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Cash transfers for poverty alleviation

What if making people less poor was as simple as just making them less poor, with money? Learn about NGOs that are sending money to people living in poverty around the world, no strings attached.…

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Fiscal policy, inequality and poverty in low and middle income countries

What is fiscal policy? Fiscal policy describes changes to government spending and revenue behavior in an effort to influence the economy. By adjusting its level of spending and tax revenue, the…

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Tackling inequality

We can think about public policy interventions in three phases. The first phase is how we make sure that every child is able to perform up to their full potential, making sure that they have adequate…

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How to Get Started with the SDGs Cooperation Looking Forward

This video will talk about the question how should developing countries get started with the sustainable development goals. The SDGs are a 15-year agenda to reorient every economy to make sure that…

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