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Expert Commentaries

We recently added a number of new expert commentaries which explore crosscutting issues of social protection and human rights to the Platform. Beyond a Production- and Productivity-Centred View on Technological Progress by Ilcheong Yi looks at technological advancements and exploring the role of social policy in ensuring that enjoyment...

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Explore the Framework

The framework provides a useful reference for development researchers, policy makers and practitioners who want to know which obligations are created by existing human rights laws and standards and in what way they are relevant to the design, implementation and evaluation of social protection programmes. It explains fundamental principles...

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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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Explore the Key Issues

We have identified a number of issues related to achieving a human rights-based approach to social protection in our key issues section. The issues include topics like gender, financing and social protection systems. Each key issue has several subtopics, further allowing users to seek specific information. Explore all the...

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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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