APSP REPORT

APSP launched it's report review during the Annual Delegates Conferences held in Munyonyo, Uganda between the 1st and 2nd November 2012. The Review highlights some of the activities that have been carried out by the APSP. Click the pdf logo below to download the full report on the link below.

   

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WORLD BANK'S AFRICA SOCIAL PROTECTION STRATEGY 2012-2022Going forward it is imperative that Civil Society Organisations as well as governments understand various instruments for enhancing the debate on Social Protection. It is for this very reason that the APSP would like to share the World Bank's Africa Social Protection Strategy for the next decade (2012 - 2022). The Strategy is aptly entitled "Managing Risk, Promoting Growth". Click the link below to download a copy.

   

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SOUTHERN AFRICA PEER EXCHANGE AND LEARNING EVENT The Southern Africa Peer Exchange and Learning Event was held in Lilongwe, Malawi from the 19th -21st Septemebr 2012. The meeting which focused on how Social Protection is accelerating the Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), saw participants from across the region come together to share best practices. For a detailed report of the proceedings click below.

   

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COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS 2012; Social Protection in European Union Development CooperationThe EU has issued Communication on Social Protection engagement orientation that is a great resource to Platforms and all interested stakholders. The communication defines social protection as well as looks at areas that it covers. Please click on the pdf. logo to download or read the communication.

   

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Guidlines for Establishing A National Social Protection PlatformAs the Social Protcetion agenda continues to grow, the Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) is looking to build its network and continuously engage more actors from different countries across the African continent. This engagement will allow further penetration into the grassroots and more importantly have a concerted effort that is harmonised by the APSP through its local affiliates. We believe this will enable National Platforms draw from other platforms exchanging best practices and tapping into the resource pool that APSP has at its disposal. In this respect APSP has come up with guidlines that inform the establishment of a National Platform.

   

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Rules of Affiliation for Platform MembersThe Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP), has put together an Affiliations Manual for Platform Members. This document which can be downloaded here, stipulates regulations towards membership, members conduct, obligations and responsibilities once individuals and Civil Society Organisations chose to become members.

   

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Ageing Population Challenges in AfricaThis brief describes trends in population aging in Africa relative to those in economically advanced countries. It highlights the key drivers of the phenomenon, both globally and in the African context more specifically. The brief also analyzes country-specific trends and demonstrates the reasons why the proportion of population 65 years and older is growing in many countries across the continent.

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