Monday, January 17, 2011

Social Protection for All – An Agenda for Pro-Child Growth and Child Rights

In the first Child Poverty Insights of 2011, Timo Voipio, the Senior Advisor for Global Social Policy in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs- Finland/OECD Povnet, highlights that the single most remarkable shift in the global poverty reduction agenda of the new millennium is the emergence of Social Protection as a top priority for international organizations and development agencies. Furthermore, he explains why social protection is a key element of pro-poor growth; relates social protection to Child Rights and Child Protection; and also considers the role of UNICEF as well as other partners in social protection.

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