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Formation en ligne "Le principe LNOB et sa mise en œuvre dans les projets de co-développement – fondamentaux​"​

La GIZ propose une formation en ligne qui permettra d'en savoir plus sur la manière dont LNOB peut être appliquée dans la pratique. La formation sera principalement axée sur l'apprentissage en équipe, les outils concrets et les bonnes pratiques. Les participant.e.s sont invité.e.s à contribuer à la discussion avec leurs propres défis dans leur contexte de travail. La formation sera fournie par une experte et accompagnée de dialogue avec les participant.e.s. Une équipe de facilitation accompagnera et soutiendra les participant.e.s tout au long de la formation en ligne. La formation sera proposée par l'Académie pour la coopération internationale de la GIZ (AIZ) en coopération avec le projet sectoriel de la GIZ "Agenda 2030, réduction de la pauvreté et des inégalités". Les inscriptions sont ouvertes jusqu'au 19 août 2022. Pour des informations détaillées sur la formation, veuillez c​liquer ici»

Stephanie Guha / July 2022​​​​

Update from the World Bank: New Poverty & Inequality Platform and new Country Poverty & Equity Briefs​

The World Bank has recently launched the Poverty and Inequality Platform (PIP), a tool to access poverty and inequality estimates. On the PIP, the World Bank prominently features its latest edition of the Country Poverty and Equity Briefs (PEBs), which highlight poverty, shared prosperity and inequality trends and context from Angola to Zimbabwe in approx. 120 countries. Read more»

Step​hanie Guha / April 2022​​​​

Newsletter Poverty-Wellbeing April 2022 | Links of Inequalities with LNOB & Shock-Responsiveness of Social Protection

While the news regarding the Covid-19 pandemic slowly become less worrisome, many still feel the economic and social effects of the crisis. One of the ways in which the pandemic impacted the world was by amplifying inequalities, as has illustrated the unequal global distribution of vaccination. Inequalities and how they are linked to poverty and the commitment to leave no one behind (LNOB) are a focus of this newsletter. The ability of social protection systems to respond to shocks is vital in a variety of situations, such as health crises, conflicts, or climate change induced disasters, including Covid-19 and the ​Russian military attack against Ukraine. ​Read the full ​newsletter»​​​

Step​hanie Guha / April 2022​​​​

​On the relationship between poverty and inequality

​Leaving no one behind means fighting both poverty and exclusion. To do so, tackling inequality must be a central element of international development efforts. A recent briefing by Development initiatives explores the topic of inequality and why it matters for poverty reduction. Like poverty, inequality is a multidimensional phenomenon. Economic inequalities and the unequal distribution of resources are oftentimes linked to social and political inequalities. Moreover, “recognising and understanding horizontal inequalities, where people face exclusion and discrimination based on their identity, is critical to tackling the root cause of poverty and to Leave No One Behind." Read more»​

Step​hanie Guha / April 2022​​​​​​​

Road to Equality Report: How do EU Member States address inequalities through international cooperation?

“I am putting the fight against inequalities at the heart of our international cooperation,” said Jutta Urpilainen, the European Union’s Commissioner for International Partnerships. A year later, CONCORD published the report on the “road to equality”, which follows up on the member states’ pledges to tackle global inequalities. Do the actions match their words? The sobering conclusion of the EU-wide analysis is that despite all political commitment, action remains insufficient. Identified problems include a lack of policy coherence and the failure of EU states to redistribute wealth. However, the authors also highlight best practices and provide concrete suggestions for improving the efforts to reduce inequalities.​ Learn more»​

 Alex Sieber / April 2022​​​​​​​​

A combined social protection and humanitarian response to the war in Ukraine

As a consequence of the Russian military attack on Ukraine, a humanitarian crisis has been unfolding. The suffering of the Ukrainian population is immense and manifold. Death and injury, forced displacement and the collapse of essential public services are among the most imminent threats.​ How does the humanitarian response in Ukraine and neighboring countries relate to existing social protection systems? And what specific social protection measures have been adopted in the face of this crisis? This newsbrief compiles a few resources that aim at tackling these questions»​​

Step​hanie Guha / March 2022​​​​

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