Author:Raquel Tebaldi
SDGs, Poverty and Inequality, Social Protection and CCTs

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Abstract: "Social protection programmes are now widely recognised as key policy instruments used to combat poverty in developing countries. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has explicitly recognised the importance of implementing 'nationally appropriate social protection systems and measures for all, including floors' as an explicit target under Sustainable Development Goal 1: 'End poverty in all its forms everywhere.' However, information about specific programmes being implemented in developing countries can be fragmented or inaccessible. The study 'Social Protection in Asia and the Pacific: Inventory of Non-Contributory Programmes' (IPC-IG and UNICEF 2018) intends to contribute in addressing these gaps, providing an overview of non-contributory social protection programmes in selected regions of Asia and the Pacific. Moreover, the programme profiles presented will also be made available online, through the platform". (...)

keywords: Social protection, Asia, Pacific, inventory, non-contributory, programmes
Date Publication: 02/08/2019 - 08:05
Type/Issue: One Pager / 414
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English