Social protection responses to COVID-19 Webinar Series

This series is designed to explore the role of social protection in responding to the COVID-19 crisis. During these sessions, social protection experts discuss how countries around the world are reacting to the impacts of the pandemic through social protection actions, by exploring different experiences and addressing key issues related to universal social protection, informality, unemployment, old-age care, universal health coverage, adaptive social protection, gender-responsive social protection, food security, among others.

Webinars

  • 122. Exploring universal basic income: lessons for COVID response and beyond

  • 124. How can social protection systems respond to the COVID-19 crisis?

  • 125. Social protection responses to COVID-19: Actions that can make a difference for older people

  • 126. G2P Payments in COVID-19 context: Key areas of action and experiences from country emergency actions

  • 127. Lessons learned and opportunities: Linking social protection systems to humanitarian cash transfers in a pandemic

  • 128. Impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on employment: (potential) solutions for informal/ self-employed workers

  • 130. Impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on formal sector workers: (potential) social protection and employment responses

  • 131. COVID-19 Experience of Countries ahead of the Global Curve: Country-to-Country Learning and South-South Cooperation

  • 132. Social protection financing in the wake of COVID-19 and beyond

  • 134. Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the Coronavirus Crisis – Challenges and Responses: maintaining essential health services while responding to COVID-19

  • 136. Impacts of COVID-19 on care politics

  • 138. Impact of COVID-19 on public works programmes: policy options in the short and medium term

  • 140. Identification and registration of beneficiaries for social protection responses in the wake of COVID-19: challenges and opportunities

  • 143. Emerging field practices to COVID-19 in refugee contexts

  • 145. Adaptations for School Feeding Programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean in response to COVID-19

  • 147. Migrants and COVID-19 – Emerging Practices

  • 148. Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the Coronavirus Crisis – Challenges and Responses: maintaining essential health services for pregnant women and children while responding to COVID-19

  • 149. Adaptation of cash transfer programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

  • 151. Why are human rights considerations fundamental to social protection responses to COVID-19?

  • 153. Managing continuity and preparedness of school feeding programmes under COVID-19 and the South-South cooperation role

  • 155. Reaching rural areas in the social protection response to COVID-19: opportunities and challenges

  • 157. Disaster risk finance for better response to COVID-19 and other risks

  • 159. Social Protection and violence against women and girls in the Indo-Pacific region: responding to COVID-19

  • 161. Social protection responses to COVID-19: challenges and opportunities for urban settings in sub-Saharan Africa

  • 162. Gendered impacts of COVID-19 and social protection responses in rural areas

  • 163. Inclusion of persons with disabilities in social protection for COVID-19 recovery and beyond

  • 165. GBV & Social Protection in COVID-19 and beyond – evidence & emerging practice

  • 167. Embedding localisation in the COVID-19 response