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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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Urban EbA

This video is the third of three sector-specific insight units. In this video, participants learn about the importance of EbA in urban areas and how to implement locally appropriate and just urban…

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Valuation in the EbA Mainstreaming Framework

This video explains how valuation fits into the EbA mainstreaming framework and highlights its ability to prioritise EbA actions. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Key takeaways: Assessing climate risks

This video highlights the main takeaways about Assessing Climate Risks. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Assessing climate risk: Identifying and adding indicators

This video is the second in a three-part series that guides participants through the process of preparing a climate risk assessment. In this video, participants learn how to identify and add…

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Assessing climate risk: Preparing a climate risk assessment

This video is the first in a three-part series that guides participants through the process of preparing a climate risk assessment. In this video, participants learn how to develop a climate change…

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Assessing climate risks

This video introduces the concept of risk and its three components: vulnerability, hazards and exposure. It also includes examples of climate risks. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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EbA and local/traditional/Indigenous knowledge

This video is the fourth of five videos which highlight cross-cutting topics that should be included in all EbA projects. In this video, participants learn about the topic of traditional knowledge…

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Key takeaways: What is Ecosystem-based Adaptation?

This video highlights the main takeaways about What is Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA)? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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What is Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA)?

This video provides a brief introduction to the concept of EbA and its three basic elements. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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EbA: Terminology and concepts, Part 2

This is the second part of an overview video on common terms and concepts used in the EbA realm, such as climate change and vulnerability. The definition of nature-based solutions and its associated…

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Social Security and Protection Against Risks

Islamic social finance institutions can be developed to protect against the impact of negative shocks on poorer households. In the case of negative shocks, zakat can be used as debt relief for the…

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Mitigating Risk and Vulnerabilities

Low-income people are vulnerable to risks as poverty and vulnerability reinforce each other whereby risk events can move households into poverty traps. Since negative shocks contribute to the…

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The Role of Financial Sector in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

The financial sector can contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals in five key activities that can be discussed under two broad categories. First, proactively promoting sustainable development…

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Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

In this video, Mahmoud Mohieldin talks about how the progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals has been promising yet uneven across countries. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic…

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