South-South cooperation for more inclusive and sustainable social protection systems - ESCWA
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6 Aug 2021

South-South cooperation for more inclusive and sustainable social protection systems

Screenshot from the event

On the margins of the High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development 2021 (HLPF), ESCWA and UNOSSC co-organized an event on 12 July to reclaim the potential of intra- and inter-regional South-South Cooperation in advancing more inclusive and sustainable social protection systems in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
 
The event discussed social protection policies in the Arab region as a structural entry point for poverty alleviation, reduction of inequality and building resilience of individuals and societies.
 
Participants agreed on a set of recommendations that were built on existing mechanisms for cooperation, and suggested several modalities for more South-South exchanges.
 
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