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New Expert Commentary by Silke Staab

Check out the newest expert commentary by Silke Staab analysing how the World Bank’s 2019 World Development Report falls short in delivering on women’s right to social protection.   Photo credit: “Touched” by Rod Long (via...

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Featured Partner: UNAIDS

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) leads and inspires the world to achieve its shared vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. UNAIDS unites the efforts of 11 UN organizations—UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, UNFPA, UNODC, UN Women, ILO, UNESCO, WHO and the World Bank—and...

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Side Event at the Human Rights Council

UNRISD and partners hold a Side Event on Social Protection Floors and Human Rights at the 28th session of the Human Rights Council (6 March 2015). This event served to enhance awareness of and adherence to social security as a human right as well as to improve understanding of the steps...

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December Highlights

World AIDS Day 1 December is World AIDS Day. Target 3.3 of the SDGs calls for the AIDS epidemic to be ended by 2030. Doing so will require strong social protection systems and policies to ensure that all who are affected are able to access adequate services, such as...

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First advisory board meeting

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The first advisory board meeting was held on 23 January 2015 via teleconference. The advisory board is composed of twelve experts working in the human rights and social policy fields who will provide the platform with guidance and strategic...

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