14 August 2015 


The South African Child Support Grant (CSG) features among the world’s most comprehensive social protection programmes and has substantially contributed to a reduction of child poverty rates in South Africa over recent years. The programme today reaches over 11 million children from poor and vulnerable families. The webinar provided first-hand insights on the programme and discussed several aspects related to the CSG’s design and implementation. The webinar was first event of the Child Allowance webinar series and it was organised by the IPC-IG and UNICEF.

Panellist: Brenton Van Vrede, Acting Deputy Director General, Social Security, Department of Social Development, South Africa

Discussant: Roxana Maurizio, Associate Research-Professor in Economics, Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento (UNGS)

Moderator: Alejandro Grinspun, Chief for Social Policy, UNICEF South Africa

Webinar materials:


Registrants: 88


Attendees: 61


Youtube views: 261

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