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  • 23-May-2017

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    News - The EU Social Protection Systems Programme

    Events, workshops, reports, launches, assessments and seminars concerning the EU Social Protection Systems Programme

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  • 23-May-2017

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    A new OECD Tool: the Social Protection System Review (SPSR)

    The SPSR aims to inform developing countries’ efforts to extend and reform their social protection systems. It takes a holistic view of a country’s social protection system, examining its three pillars – social assistance, social insurance and labour market programmes – within the country’s broader policy context.

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  • 23-May-2017

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    Research - The EU Social Protection Systems Programme

    The EU-SPS supports low- and middle-income countries in building sustainable and inclusive social protection systems. The research activities include both country- specific analytical work for our 10 partner countries, and thematic research which is intended to support systematization efforts in low and middle income countries more broadly.

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  • 19-May-2017

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    Business brief: We can all be innovators in ageing

    Our ability to live longer, healthier and more productive lives is one of our greatest accomplishments. Here in the US, demographers predict that more than half the children born today will live to at least 100. And, according to some, the first person to live to the age of 150 has already been born.

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  • 12-May-2017

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    Basic income: An answer to social security problems?

    Finland has taken the decision to test a basic income for unemployed job seekers from the beginning of 2017. The trial will run for two years. The main goal behind the experiment is to see if the mechanism of a basic income (unconditional financial support paid regularly to customers) will increase the incentive for recipients to take up and stay in employment.

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  • 10-May-2017

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    Bridging the generational divide in the UK

    People of my generation grew up with a set of intuitive assumptions about human progress: hatred and prejudice would give way to reason, democracy would displace authoritarianism, and the economic good times would roll and roll.

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  • 9-March-2017

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    Summary report Seventh Plenary Meeting of the Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development

    Summary report Seventh Plenary Meeting of the Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development that took place on 30 November and 01 December 2016

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  • 13-February-2017

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    Youth Inclusion Project - Daniel Cojocari

    Here is the story of Daniel Cojocari, 23, from a village 40km from Chisinau, Moldova : "My name is Daniel. My mother is a housewife and lives in a village near Chisinau. My father works in the construction industry in France, and I have one brother. I am an undergraduate student in information technology and kinetics and I also have a job."

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  • 13-February-2017

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    Youth Inclusion Project - Gnassounou Mokpokpo Espé

    Here is the story of Gnassounou Mokpokpo Espé : "I was born in Lomé and I always lived here. My mother is a tailor and my father is a translator and a pastor. I have a degree in media studies and also started an undergraduate programme in sociology which I never finished."

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  • 13-February-2017

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    Youth Inclusion Project - Thi Diem Hang Tran

    Here is the story of Thi Diem Hang Tran, 19, from Can Tho City, Viet Nam : "I was born in the city of Bonr, in Dong Thap Province, but I have been living in Can Tho city for two years now with my older brother. My parents still live in Dong Thap where they are rice farmers and cultivate Longan fruits. I don't think getting married before 20 is a good thing. As for me, I would prefer to get married around 25-27."

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