14 October 2021
UNICEF, IFRC, FCDO
The session provided the opportunity to hear from humanitarian cash and social protection experts, as well as gaining a donor perspective, on the technical work that needs to be taken when identifying and developing approaches to transitioning from humanitarian cash to government social protection programmes. Led by the Cash and Livelihoods Consortium for Iraq (CLCI – comprised of the Danish Refugee Council, the International Rescue Committee, the Norwegian Refugee Council Oxfam, and Mercy Corps as lead) in partnership with the World Bank, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and financially supported by FCDO, the experts presented the technical work undertaken to date in Iraq as well as the processes and preconditions for integration and some of the challenges that have been faced.
- Virginia Leape – Research, Policy & Advocacy Coordinator – Cash and Livelihoods Consortium for Iraq (CLCI)
- Matthew Wai-Poi – Senior Economist, the World Bank
- Lokendra Phadera – Economist, the World Bank
Moderator: Lois Austin – GB Sub-Group KML Consultant