Social Protection and Social Development Geneva February 2019
Geneva once again stood out as a global community hub for rights-based humanitarian and social development throughout February 2019.
Events related to Social Protection scheduled early in February 2019 included the annual Social Protection Inter-agency Cooperation Board (SPIAC-B) meeting that takes place alternatively in Geneva and New York. The meeting of the Board was associated with a series of other meetings, of SPIAC-B committees and working groups, as well as with OECD’s High Level Conference - Together to achieve Universal Social Protection by 2030 to promote the Global Partnership for Universal Social Protection (USP2030) the 3-day International Conference on Universal Child Grants driven by UNICEF and the Overseas Development Institute in partnership with the ILO.
Dr Odile Frank, Special Representative of ICSW at the UN Office in Geneva and the Specialized Agencies in Geneva reported on some key details of the above activities in Geneva.