10 March 2016
UNECLAC, Ipea and IPC-IG
In celebration of its 6-month anniversary, socialprotection.org presented the webinar “Towards universal social protection: Latin American pathways and policy tools”. The webinar explored the content of the eponymous book, published by ECLAC, which detailed and debated ECLAC’s vision of social protection, discussing the policy tools and programmes pursued in Latin America. This session focused on the rights-based and life-cycle approach to social protection; Latin American policy tools, development models and innovations in the area of social protection in the last 10 years, as well as coverage, legal framework, segmentation and financing of social protection policies and programmes.
Panellist: Simone Cecchini, Social Affairs Officer, ECLAC
Discussant: Sergei Soares, Senior Researcher, Ipea
Moderator: Alicia Spengler, former Senior Project Officer, IPC-IG