Designing and Implementing Social Protection Systems Course

Economic Policy Research Institute

The Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI), together with the UNU_MERIT/Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) are delighted to offer the Designing and Implementing Social Protection Systems Course from 1 - 12 July 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa.  This innovative and prestigious two-week programme provides participants from across the globe with an in-depth understanding of the conceptual and practical issues involved in the design and implementation of social protection programmes. 

About the course

Around the world, developing countries are increasingly recognising the value of social protection programmes in reducing extreme poverty, with success stories in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI), together with the UNU-MERIT/Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), is offering a two-week course including a number of specialised modules aimed at providing participants with an in-depth understanding of the conceptual and practical issues involved in the development of social transfer programmes. Participants will acquire tools required for the appropriate identification and successful design and implementation of these programmes.

Target Audience

The course aims to build the capacity of government policymakers and officials, representatives from bilateral and multilateral agencies, programme practitioners, researchers, project managers and staff members from non-governmental organisations. The course will serve those who want to more effectively design, implement and manage social transfer programmes with the goal of reducing poverty and better achieving the Sustainable Developmental Goals.

Key Presenters and Experts

The innovative course combines the strengths of EPRI, IDS, and UNU-MERIT in social protection. The course is taught by leading experts in the field, who hold a position at one of these world-class institutions as well as from other international organisations, academics, private consultants and policymakers from around the world. 

Click here to find out more about the programme and topics covered in the course
 

Application
 

Early application is strongly recommended since admission is competitive, space is limited. Click here to  Apply to the course.

For further information regarding the courses, email us at courses@epri.org.za or call: +27 (0) 21 035 1407. Click here to Download Brochure

Event Start Date: 
Monday, 1 July, 2019
Event End Date: 
Friday, 12 July, 2019
Event Type: 
Training
Location: 
Cape Town

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