Social Protection

Social Protection

Report Workshop - Working for a healthier future
To mark the World Day Against Child Labour, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) are jointly organising a conference followed by an interactive workshop with the title ‘United to end child labour in agriculture’.
Through SoSuRe (Social Support for Resilience), the EU is engaged in reducing poverty and enhancing resilience among the most vulnerable households in Malawi. SoSuRe provides funding for social cash transfers targeting ultrapoor households with very limited labour capacity. It also invests in strengthening national social protection systems in Malawi for enhanced support to social protection beneficiaries, sustainable financing of social protection services and more effective responses to shocks.
Through SoSuRe (Social Support for Resilience), the EU is engaged in reducing poverty and enhancing resilience among the most vulnerable households in Malawi. SoSuRe provides funding for social cash transfers targeting ultrapoor households with very limited labour capacity.
Through SoSuRe (Social Support for Resilience), the EU is engaged in reducing poverty and enhancing resilience among the most vulnerable households in Malawi. SoSuRe provides funding for social cash transfers targeting ultrapoor households with very limited labour capacity. It also invests in strengthening national social protection systems in Malawi for enhanced support to social protection beneficiaries, sustainable financing of social protection services and more effective responses to shocks.
Opening remarks by Deputy Director General Ms Marjeta Jager, Directorate International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) at the workshop: “Working for a healthier future. Promoting sustainable employment in the health sector" 01 April, 2019, from 9:30 to 9:40 a.m. Hotel Bloom, Rue Royale 250, 1210 Brussels
There is a lack of 40 million health workers to serve growing populations worldwide according to the UN High-level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth (comHEEG). How to turn this challenge into an opportunity for job creation and socio-economic development especially in developing countries?
Atteinte progressive des cibles des Objectifs du Développement Durable (ODD), tels que ODD 5 (égalité des sexes et autonomisation des femmes et des filles), tout en favorisant des avancées vers la réalisation de l’ODD 3 (permettre à tous de vivre en bonne santé et promouvoir le bien-être de tous à tout âge) et l’ODD 4 (assurer l’accès de tous à une éducation de qualité, sur un pied d’égalité et promouvoir les possibilités d’apprentissage tout au long de la vie).
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The objective of this project is to promote greater investment in social protection programmes. This is done by improving public finances to reduce the inequality gap, improving the quality of social protection programmes and increasing the effectiveness of the State's action in this area.

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