International conference on social protection, Tanzania, December 2014

TanzaniaLogos Hosted by the Poverty Eradication Department in the Ministry of Finance of the Government of Tanzania, with support of UNICEF, ILO and the Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI)

Dr. Michael Samson of the Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI) will be in attendance of the International Conference for Social Protection: ‘Building Effective and Sustainable Systems for Equitable Growth Perspectives, Policies and Best Practices’ on December 15-17, 2014 in Arusha, Tanzania. Find more information, including registration for attendance here.

Conference abstract

A three-day international conference on Social Protection: Building Effective and Sustainable Systems for Equitable Growth will take place from 15th to 17th December 2014 in Arusha, Tanzania. The conference will gather policy-makers, researchers and practitioners directly involved in the planning, design, and implementation of social protection programmes and systems, with the objective of encouraging South-South exchange of cutting-edge knowledge and best practices. The Arusha Conference intends to specifically harness this learning and use it to support Tanzania’s ongoing efforts in scaling up its Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN) Programme to reach all extreme poor by mid-2015. Further, this will contribute to the strengthening of social protection systemsincluding strong engagement of key social sectors, and inform the next steps of the social protection agenda in the country and the region.

The conference will be hosted by the Poverty Eradication Department in the Ministry of Finance of the Government of Tanzania, with support of UNICEF, ILO and the Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI).

We look forward to seeing you in Arusha!

For any conference-related inquiry, please write to:tanzaniacsp@unicef.org


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