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Post-2015: Social Protection underpins sustainable development

By Andrea Vilela on Pension Watch “As the date for the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) fast approaches, debate around what a post-2015 development framework should look like has intensified. Between 17 and 19 June 2013 the fourth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (OWG) met at the UN, with a … Continue reading

Promoting Inclusive Social Protection in the Post-2015 Framework

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has released a new paper on post-2015 and social protection, entitled Promoting Inclusive Social Protection in the Post-2015 Framework. Read the abstract below. “This policy briefing, part of the special MDG series, examines how the post 2015 development framework should promote ‘Inclusive Social Protection’, both to guarantee universal access … Continue reading

Key trade union priorities for the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Key trade union priorities for the Post-2015 Development Agenda Trade unions call for a new global development agenda that delivers equity, social inclusion, decent work and sustainable livelihoods for all while protecting our environment. Goal: Full employment and Decent Work for all Work is a key element of social and economic development. Through job creation … Continue reading

Inequality won’t take care of itself

“In their recently launched report on inequality in Latin America, Christian Aid describes the situation as scandalous, and they’re right. Latin America is by no means poor. With very few exceptions, most Latin American countries qualify as middle income. Yet the region remains the most unequal in the world, a dubious honor it has held for decades.” Read the … Continue reading

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