• APSP Staff and other participants complete an EPRI course on Social Protection
  • Field Visit during a training session on Social Protection in Mombasa, Kenya
  • Cash transfer programme for persons with disabilities in Maputo, Mozambique
  • Multigenerational faces of vulnerability
  • Older persons are among the vulnerable groups in Africa
  • Participants of the Western Africa Peer Learning and Exchange Workshop in Dakar, Senegal
  • Cash transfer programme in Ghana
  • Plenary Session during the Eastern and Central Africa Peer Learning and Exchange Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Field Visit during the Southern Africa Peer Learning and Exchange Workshop in Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Beneficiaries of Social Protection programmes show off entrepreneurial projects they have started since programmes commenced
  • Social Protection Programmes also look at children as a vulnerable group

The APSP

Vision

An African continent free from poverty and vulnerability.


Mission Statement

To create partnerships with Civil Society and other organizations to engage with the Governments and International Development Agencies (IDAs) to develop and implement innovative Social Protection strategies and pro­grammes that make a difference in people’s lives in Africa.

Who says that we can't work together? Must have been the question the Zambian Government,

Employers Federation and Workers Union were asking after emerging with a tripartite agreement that would seek to establish a Social Protection Floor for people living in poverty and the most vulnerable conditions in Zambia. The three who are more often than not lying on opposite ends of a prism on 22nd May 2012 were in consensus about steering forth development and economic growth but on the basis of protecting the more vulnerable groups in society.

The notion encompassing the Social Protection Floor is to ha Read Moreve a basic standard of living for the average Zambian and the most vulnerable among them. A principle espoused in the Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) Vision, which states in principle to establish a living condition where Africans are no longer at risk from shocks of daily living. The three sectors which also got backing from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) clearly set out to promote employment creation in line with the overall goal of boosting sustainable development in the country.

 

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