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Inclusive and Just Social Protection in Africa

Join us at the Inclusive & Just Social Protection in Africa Conference from 26th-27th August. #IJSPA2021 #SocialInclusion #Socialprotection Register now! https://bit.ly/3j4H2rR

Inclusive and Just Social Protection in Africa (IJSPA) Conference 2021

The Partnership for African Social & Governance Research (PASGR) in collaboration with the African Platform for Social Protection (APSP),  have the great pleasure of cordially inviting you for the Inclusive and Just Social Protection in Africa (IJSPA) conference. The hybrid conference will be held at The Tamarind Tree Hotel, Nairobi over two half-days: Thursday, August […]

Social Protection and Inclusivity is Key in Social-Economic Policy

Social security has been part of our national conversation for a long a time. Covid-19 reignited the debate over the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and to what extent it is relevant for the management of risks that savers may face from time to time. An amendment was secured early this year after a prolonged […]

Social Protection in Africa-A Conceptual and Theoretical Exploration

This is the final thematic convening under PASGR’s Inclusive and Just Social Protection in Africa Series supported and co-convened with the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa. The first convening focused on Southern Africa and looked at innovations in Social Protection in Africa. The second convening focused on Western Africa and discussed the extent to […]

Interventions in Social Protection in Africa-What Works and What doesn’t?

This is the second thematic convening in PASGR’s Inclusive and Just Social Protection in Africa Series supported and co-convened with the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa. The first convening looked at innovations in Social Protection in Africa and the proceedings can be found here. This second convening will discuss the extent to which current […]

Mapping and scoping of innovations in social protection in Africa

The main objective of this webinar is to explore how social protection measures can be innovative in securing better welfare outcomes in a just and inclusive way. In this convening, participants will critique the different interpretations and applications of innovation in social protection. They will further discuss the evolution of social protection practice in the […]

Mapping and scoping of innovations in social protection in Africa

Date: Friday, 5 March 2021 Time: 14:00-16:00 (South African time) 15:00-17:00 (East African time) 13:00-15:00 (West African time) Contact Persons: Charmaine Galante and Rachael Makokha To register: https://bit.ly/3qOZGFK Download PDF The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), the University of Pretoria’s School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA), and the Open Society Initiative […]

For Rights-Based Social Protection Approach, a Better Law is Critical

Kenya is among several African countries where social protection, specifically cash transfers, have gained traction since the 2004 Ouagadougou Declaration on Employment and Poverty Alleviation in Africa. The declaration commits to enhance the coverage and effectiveness of social protection for all and to improve the living conditions of older persons through better social protection services. […]

National Utafiti Sera on Social Protection Workshop

The Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) and the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) have collaborated to promote evidence generation to enhance social protection policy, legislation and practice. This collaboration is through the “Utafiti Sera” house Community of Practice on Social Protection.  The “Utafiti Sera” house   brings together various practitioners of social […]