27 September 2018 


Organised by the Social Protection for Employment—Community (SPEC), this webinar highlighted the experiences of the Government of Philippines’ Department of Labour and Employment, which launched a Graduation pilot integrated with its livelihoods programme; and the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund, a non-profit entity supporting the scaling up of a Graduation pilot in Pakistan. Additionally, the World Bank’s Platform for Economic Inclusion and BRAC’s Ultra Poor Graduation Initiative have added insights from their experience of working with governments.  


  • Alex Avila, Assistant Secretary, Workers Protection, Policy Support, Human Resource and Internal Auditing, Services Cluster, Government of the Philippines 
  • Samia Liaquat Ali Khan, Senior Group Head, Quality Assurance, Research and Design, Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) 
  • Lara Storm, Director of Advisory Services, Ultra Poor Graduation, BRAC USA 
  • Stephen Barrett, Team Leader and Policy and Programme Development Advisor on the Capacity and Policy Development Facility (CPDF) 

Moderator: Kate McKee, Manager, Partnership for Economic Inclusion (PEI), World Bank 

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Registrants: 196


Attendees: 73


Youtube views: 387

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