New article on healthy DEvelopments

Charting a course towards convergence in digital social protection

The Digital Convergence Initiative is championing common technical standards to make data sharing between social protection institutions, systems and programmes easier, cheaper and more effective

The Covid-19 pandemic – now in its third year – and increasingly frequent climate-related shocks have drawn unprecedented attention to the need for universal social protection; target 1.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, despite an upsurge in social assistance schemes, many countries still struggle to provide adequate protection for their citizens; more than half of the world’s population lacks access to basic social protection support, leaving them vulnerable to future crises. …


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