Social Protection Responses to Covid-19

The COVID-19 outbreak requires responses that extend far beyond the health sector, including measures to assist people in need and protect them from falling into poverty due to the pandemic. Social protection systems have thus become more important than ever.

Therefore, the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) has proposed the creation of a task force, titled “Social protection responses to COVID-19”, to map social protection measures around the globe. The initiative includes an Online Community, Webinar Series and weekly Newsletter.

This joint effort counts on the support of the GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) of Australia, in collaboration with the online platform. We invite you to visit the Online Community and be part of it!

Working Areas

Design and Impact Evaluations of Social Protection Programmes in Developing Countries; Analysis of Food Security and Support for Smallholder Farmers

Human Settlement, Social Groups and Equity; Living Standards and M&E of Poverty Reduction Strategies

Organization of Study Visits and International Seminars on South-South Learning; Support to the strengthening of National Evaluation Capacities; Online Platforms and Foruns; Engagement and advocacy strategies; Internship and Fellowship programmes; Support to the Brazil Learning Initiative for a World Without Poverty (WWP)