ICSW global newsletter 2015

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ICSW Global Newsletter December 2015

In this issue:

  • Feature article: EAPN Ireland: facing new challenges, finding new solutions by Robin Hanan
  • A landmark Paris accord on climate change: a comment
  • New President of ICSW elected


ICSW Global Newsletter November 2015

In this issue:

  • Feature article: What Kind of International Support for Social Protection Floors? by Barry Herman
  • Inter-Agency collaboration on social protection: heated discussions, some practical outcomes and a quest for new vigor by Sergei Zelenev
  • Parliamentarians to galvanize action on climate change


ICSW Global Newsletter October 2015

In this issue:

  • Feature article: The post-2015 World – Implications for Social Development by Clem McCartney
  • The value of care and domestic work: why the gender gap matters by Eloïse Leboutte and Ignacio Socias
  • UN adopts landmark resolution on principles for sovereign debt restructuring


ICSW Global Newsletter September 2015

In this issue:

  • Feature article: Social Challenges in Europe in time of refugee crisis by Miloslav Hettes
  • Voting behaviour and the influence of social protection in South Africa by Leila Patel, Kim Baldy & Marianne S. Ulriksen
  • The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development launched


ICSW Global Newsletter August 2015

In this issue:

  • Featured article: Global poverty eradication, post-2015: what can regional organisations do? by Nicola Yeates
  • Debates on ageing and human rights in New York reveal a diplomatic stalemate
  • Millennium Development Goals in their complexity: the final UN report


ICSW Global Newsletter July 2015

In this issue:

  • Universal social protection: the World Bank Group and ILO join forces in launching Universal Social Protection Initiative.
  • Addis Ababa Conference on Financing for Development
  • World population projected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050


ICSW Global Newsletter June 2015

In this issue:

  • European seminar “Migrants and social protection floors” by Joaquin Eguren
  • Transforming our world by 2030: a new agenda for global action
  • Strengthening results management: UK Approach to Delivery Impact in Development Cooperation


ICSW Global Newsletter May 2015

In this issue:

  • Featured Article: The foundation for universal social protection: Issues, realities and horizons for the MENA region within the Global Coalition by Driss Guerraoui
  • Conference of young parliamentarians speaks up on major challenges facing youth worldwide
  • Monitoring and follow-up to the post 2015-agenda: discussions in New York.


ICSW Global Newsletter April 2015

In this issue:

  • Featured Article: Promoting active aging: A pioneering social-work project in Brazil
  • Shaping the post 2015 Agenda: Six essential elements for delivering on the sustainable development goals
  • Asian African Summit 2015 convened in Indonesia


ICSW Global Newsletter March 2015

In this issue:

  • Featured Article: AICESIS today: an international association for participatory governance
  • ICSW speaks out at the UN on the gender and ageing nexus of development
  • Interagency cooperation on social protecting: SPIAC-B meeting in New York


ICSW Global Newsletter February 2015

In this issue:

  • Featured Article: A Patient's Advocate’s Journey in Search of Social Justice
  • ICSW speaks up on the issue of rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world
  • The rights of persons with disabilities must be fully included in the new development framework – UN experts


ICSW Global Newsletter January 2015

In this issue:

  • Feature Article: The Disparate Partnership and Search for Cooperation in South Asia by Kalpana Jha
  • A Universal Call to Action to Transform our World beyond 2015
  • On the road to the Joint World Conference in Seoul
  • Useful resources and links