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June 12,2017

The World Bank is mobilizing $1.8bn to set up social protection systems, rebuilding communities affected by famine.

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May 1, 2017

Voice of young people needed in tackling challenges and in decision-making.

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Safety Nets and Cash Transfers

Predictable cash grants to poor households are one of the most effective poverty reduction strategies.

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Pensions

Pension systems provide economic stability and security for aging populations.

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Skills Development

Ensuring that individuals have access to quality education, training opportunities, and that employers can find the skills they ...

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Jobs and Development

Good, inclusive jobs are the surest pathway out of poverty.

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Michal Rutkowski

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World Bank, ILO Push for Universal Social Protection

The partnership will expand social protection measures worldwide as part of efforts to combat poverty and rising income inequality.

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Rapid Social Response Program

A multi-donor program that is helping the world's poorest countries in building social protection systems.

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Sahel Adaptive Social Protection Program Trust Fund

The program helps increase access to effective adaptive social protection systems in six Sahel countries.

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Inter-Agency Social Protection Assessment Tools

Practical tools that help countries analyze social protection policies and programs.

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