The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is an autonomous UN agency engaging in multidisciplinary research on the social dimensions of contemporary problems affecting development. Through its research, UNRISD stimulates dialogue and contributes to policy debates on key issues of social development within and outside
DFID is the part of the UK government that manages Britain's aid to poor countries and works to get rid of extreme poverty. It is led by a cabinet minister, one of the senior ministers in the government. DFID works with governments of developing countries as well as charities, businesses and international bodies, including the World Bank, UN agencies and the European Commission.
The SPA programme involves research, networking and advocacy in order to create a research and policy network on Social Protection in the Asia region. It is jointly managed by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) (www.ids.ac.uk/go/centreforsocialprotection) at the University of Sussex, UK and the Institute for Human Development (www.ihdindia.org), New Delhi, India.
IPS is the world's leading news agency on development, environment and human rights, with more than 400 journalists in 125 countries. Seventy per cent of these writers are based in the South. The daily news service is distributed in more than 20 languages and is used by thousands of print media, broadcasting organisations and news sites in 138 countries on all
The Online Volunteering service is one of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme’s corporate tools to mobilize volunteers for development.
The Online Volunteering service connects volunteers with organizations working for sustainable human development:
Volunteers contribute their skills online to help organizations address development challenges.
Centro de Informação em Protecção Social - website in Portuguese
Only one evert five person enjoys adequate social protection in the world. Given this notable exclusion, efforts have multiplied over the last ten years at international and national levels to extend social protection in the world. Despite progress, the challenge remains an extraordinary relevant.
GESS is a trilingual knowledge-sharing Internet platform which contributes to the extension of social security by strengthening the capacities of all actors involved. GESS offers a complete range of resources, services and assistance, in order to foster collaboration on key questions and on projects both for the implementation of social security strategies adapted to the national context and for the management of social protection schemes.
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We encourage the participation of all those involved in the practice, study and policy making of development cooperation to enrich the debate and help build a stronger bridge between policy and practice.