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Universal social protection for human dignity, social justice and sustainable development: General Survey concerning the Social Protection Floors Recommendation, 2012 (No. 202)

Resources - Author: ILO / Year: 2019

The ILO’s General Survey 2019 , compiled by the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR). The Survey (published under the title Universal social protection for human dignity, social justice and sustainable development) focuses on the ILO’s Social Protection Floors Recommendation, 2012 (No. 202), which calls for...

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Disability in the Arab Region. An Overview

Resources - Year: 2014

Disability is an intrinsic aspect of the human condition and most people will experience disability at some point in their lives. Globally, one billion people—or 15 per cent of the world population—are estimated to be living with disability. By contrast, Arab countries report comparatively low prevalence of disability, ranging...

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Inter-Regional Report on Labour Migration and Social Protection

Resources - Year: 2013

Since the 1970s in particular, the countries of Western Asia and those of the Asia-Pacific region have been closely linked to each other through highly extensive movements of people. Opportunities created by the rapid development of the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), but also other countries in...

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Provision of Basic Healthcare Services by Non-State Actors in Arab Countries: Benefits and Risks

Resources - Author: Allison Minor, Katherine Brooks / Year: 2013

Basic social services such as education, water and sanitation, healthcare and housing are intended to meet essential human needs. States are given the task of guaranteeing equal access to these services, either through direct provision or through the regulation of services provided by other institutions, such as businesses or...

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Integrated Social Policy Report V: Towards a New Welfare Mix? Rethinking the Role of the State, the Market and Civil Society in the Provision of Social Protection and Social Services

Resources - Author: Gisela Nauk, Vanessa Steinmayer / Year: 2014

Welfare systems in Arab countries are at their limits. Stretched by substantial population growth over the past years, the Governments are increasingly unable to integrate all people from all ages, all regions and all income groups into the labour market and into social protection schemes. After initial years of...

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Inclusive Social Development

Resources - Year: 2015

The aim of this report is to provide these policy constituents with a comprehensive mapping and analysis of the key issues which can be used to identify the most important social and economic issues that need to be addressed and act as a guide for the development of social...

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Social Protection Policy and Research in the Arab States: from Shared Challenges to Coordinated Efforts

Resources - Author: Carlos Alviar, Chris Béné, Fabio Veras Soares, Hania Sholkamy, Kristina Hallez, Madani Safar Zitoun, Nandita Gupta, Rabeya Yasmin, Yuri Kazepov /

UNESCO strives through its intergovernmental programme on Management of Social Transformations (MOST) to make a stronger linkage between social science research and public policy making. Social science policy research fed by dialogues among policy makers, practitioners from civil society, beneficiaries and participants of specific policy and programme interventions and...

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Labour Code of the Government of Afghanistan

Legal depository - Country: Afghanistan / Year: 1999

Relevant articles from the 1999 Labour Code of the Republic of Afghanistan: Article 3.11 Social Protection: is a fund deducted of the employees’ monthly salary and Employers’ contribution. Or it is a fund fully paid to the employee by the employer for his/her livelihood during the employee’s service period...

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The Arab Charter on Human Rights, 2004

Legal depository - Year: 2004

Article 36: The States parties shall ensure the right of every citizen to social security, including social insurance. Article 40: 2.  The States parties shall provide social services free of charge for all persons with disabilities, shall provide the material support needed by those persons, their families or the...

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