Acciones en Social Assistance

  • Definition of a national social assistance policy

    Start activities
    15/03/2019
    End activities
    10/01/2020
    Code
    2019-09
    Description
    This Action provided the partner with a qualitative and quantitative analysis of the situation and the formal framework of social action in Côte d'Ivoire, particularly with regard to the situation of the elderly. Furthermore, experts from France have developed draft national policy documents including concrete recommendations of policy measures – some immediately exploitable, other requiring more preparation and concertation – the partner has agreed with, which may support decision-making and policy dialogue, both at the intergovernmental level and with regards of other stakeholders (particular attention is paid to the territorial level and the role of voluntary and non-profit organizations).
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Employment and Social Protection [Ministère de l?Emploi et de la Protection Sociale] (MEPS)
    Type of Assistance
    Policy development
  • Consolidation of the strategy

    Start activities
    01/02/2019
    End activities
    30/07/2020
    Code
    2019-02
    Description
    The second cooperation between IPES and SOCIEUX+ aimed to guide the implementation of the psychosocial care component of the strategy “Modelo de Atencion Integral” intended to provide ad-hoc support to vulnerable informal street vendors in the streets of Bogota. The ultimate aim of the strategy and the “Modelo” is to provide some sort of social security coverage and support to a category that has traditionally be excluded from formal social security schemes. Experts from Italy and Spain have facilitated the creation of a working group made up by local entities that are in a position to, or actually provide social services to which the target population would be eligible. They then helped defining of a unified conceptual and methodological psycho-social intervention model applicable by the IPES sub-directorates and exploitable by field agents.
    Partner Institution
    Institute for Social Economy [Instituto para la Economia Social] (IPES)
    Type of Assistance
    Policy development
  • Support to the development of the legal, institutional and structural framework for social assistance

    Start activities
    nov-2015
    End activities
    dec-2016
    Code
    2015-06
    Description
    The overall objective of the SOCIEUX action was to strengthen the structures and capacities of the Technical Union of Malian Mutual Insurers (UTM) in its role as an umbrella organisation, to enable it to promote the development of mutual insurers and exte.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of State, Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs & Vocational Education
    Type of Assistance
    Legislative & regulatory framework development
  • Strengthening the policy dialogue, policy implementatiaon and capacity of the NAF

    Start activities
    jun-2015
    End activities
    jan-2016
    Code
    2015-01
    Description
    The Jordan National Aid Fund (NAF) provides social assistance to the most deprived and vulnerable through cash transfers since its establishment in 1986. The Fund is oversight by the Ministry of Social Development but is an independent body with network of 41 local offices. The NAF identified an urgent need for policy dialogue leading to the development of both a strategy and its implementation plan for 2014-2016, and for associated need capacity building of its top-level management. SOCIEUX mobilised experts support the efforts of their peers in strengthening the NAF’s technical, administrative and benefit-delivery capacities.  An initial thorough analysis of internal processes and activities of the NAF provided the necessary vision to plan further capacity development for its human resources and organisation, as well as specifically on targeting mechanisms. Experts also addressed the development of consistent indicators at organisational- and operational-level. Know-how for the integration of indicators in a future information management was also transferred. Finally, experts and their peers worked on preparatory activities for elaboration of a Public Relations and Communications Strategy for the NAF.
    Partner Institution
    National Aid Fund
    Type of Assistance
    Organisational management (structures & functions)
  • Support for the formulation of a disability policy for the region of Cundinamarca, Colombia

    Start activities
    nov-2014
    End activities
    nov-2015
    Code
    2014-16
    Description
    The Secretariat of Health of the Department of the Cundinamarca region is responsible for implementation of the National Public Policy for Disability and Social Inclusion at the regional level. Colombia published a National Public Policy on Disability and Social Inclusion in 2013. The Department’s Government intention was to develop a regional policy on the lines of the national policy. The Department’s Secretariat of Health had already put forward a number of activities as starting points for this development, including the identification of difficulties affecting people living with disabilities among the 116 municipal areas, and) consultations involving all sectors of society. Within five activities implemented in less than one year, the Public Policy for Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities if Cundinamarca was developed, adopted and publicly presented as the result of a process led by the regional Government with the support of mobilised experts. It is organised around five axes which enable the inclusion, equality and legal guarantees of people living with disabilities to be reinforced, providing opportunities for participation, accessibility and capacity development through the recognition of diversity.
    Partner Institution
    Provincial Government of Cundinamarca - Health Secretariat [Secretaría de Salud, Departamento de Cundinamarca]
    Type of Assistance
    Policy development
  • Supporting the implementation of the Social Protection Strategy on social safety nets

    Start activities
    dec-2014
    End activities
    dec-2014
    Code
    2014-05
    Description
    State Secretariat for National Solidarity (SESN) is a public entity directly attached to the Prime Minister of Djibouti. It coordinates the implementation as well as monitoring and evaluation processes of the national strategy for socioeconomic development "Vision Djibouti 2035". In 2013, Djibouti adopted a safety net-based National Social Protection Strategy [Stratégie Nationale « Filets Sociaux de Sécurité » 2013-17]. The Strategy, developed by SESN, serves as a road map for the design and implementation of social safety nets, the widespread promotion of employment and equity, and the strengthening of synergies between all stakeholders. For overseeing the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Strategy, the Inter-sector Committee for Social Protection. The Committee was to rely on a permanent technical secretariat, the STP-CI/PS, within the SESN. Mobilised experts contributed in the building of institutional capacities of the SESN and individual technical capacities of its key staff for the setting up of the STP-CI/PS. This was primarily by working with their peers on assessing existing capacities of the SESN, formulating their needs and appropriate responses for the setup of the STP-CI/PS.
    Partner Institution
    State Secretariat for National Solidarity [Secrétariat d’Etat auprès du Premier Ministre chargé à la Solidarité Nationale]
    Type of Assistance
    Organisational capacity building
  • Support capacity building and institutional frameworks for the implementation of social protection

    Start activities
    jul-2014
    End activities
    nov-2014
    Code
    2014-03
    Description
    The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIoJ) is the foremost economic and social planning agency of the Jamaican Government. The PIoJ had a leading role in the elaboration of the Social Protection Strategy of the country, in 2014. Further, the PIoJ is in charge of coordinating the implementation of the Strategy’s actions and monitoring and evaluation corresponding operations. The success of which depends to a large extent on a careful and effective financial management to withstand economic shocks, which have been frequent in the Caribbean region. Experts mobilised transferred their experience and knowledge to their peers of the PIoJ in the areas of financing, monitoring and evaluation social protection. In addition, experts were to support the costing the existing Social Protection Floor [the minimum package of social assistance and protection services already in place] and the development of a monitoring and evaluation framework for social protection.
    Partner Institution
    Planning Institute of Jamaica
    Type of Assistance
    Legislative & regulatory framework development
  • Support to the implementation of allowances to disabled people

    Start activities
    oct-2016
    End activities
    oct-2016
    Code
    2016-11
    Description
    To improve the implementation of mechanisms of social transfers (grants) to people living with disabilities through better identification and delivery systems.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSAVY)
    Type of Assistance
    Organisational management (structures & functions)
  • Capacity Building (Training) of Social Assistance Staff of implementation of the RISE Families Programme

    Start activities
    nov-2015
    End activities
    dic-2016
    Code
    2015-16
    Description
    The objective is to strengthen the capacity of the social assistance officers (SAOs)/case workers and Supervisors to adequately administer the social protection programmes to the most vulnerable beneficiary families of the RISE Programme.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Social Development - Department of Social Services, Nevis Island Administration (NIA)
    Type of Assistance
    Individual capacity building (human resources development)
  • Capacity building of the Social Prosperity Department

    Start activities
    apr-2015
    End activities
    oct-2016
    Code
    2014-19
    Description
    The Administrative Department for Social Prosperity [Prosperidad Social] integrated towards end of 2015, the National Agency for Overcoming Extreme Poverty (ANSPE) which coordinates the implementation of the National Strategy for Overcoming Extreme Poverty (UNIDOS) created in 2008. UNIDOS currently brings together a large number of entities involved in the provision of basic social services for the extremely poor. The Strategy is complemented by the departmental and municipal governments, including over 1000 municipalities, more than 50 strategic partners from the private sector, and stakeholders in social innovation and from international cooperation. Social Prosperity has engaged a process of re-designing the UNIDOS to strengthen its conceptual and operational aspects such as the design of the surveys, aspects of monitoring, the assistance given to families as well as the information system. The aim was to make Social Prosperity more efficient through better technical and technological tools and instruments, and human and physical capital. SOCIEUX+ mobilised experts conducted with the peers an assessment of the technical capacities of ANSPE to identify gaps and training needs. The scope of the technical assistance extended to red-design of beneficiaries identification mechanisms, information management systems and instruments for monitoring and evaluation. The latter having focused on analysis and further development of business and of information-data under the General Sub-Directorate for Overcoming Poverty, which is part of Social Solidarity. SOCIEUX+ supported also individual capacity building workshops which resulted in the development of a step-by-step guide to impact evaluation planning for the three key programmes led by Social Prosperity’s programmes (UNIDOS, Jóvenes en Acción, and Red de Seguridad Alimentaria). Additionally, technical advice was provided on determining pertinent criteria for the exit and entry of beneficiary families to the “More Families in Action” cash transfer programme.
    Partner Institution
    Social Prosperity agency [Prosperidad Social - formerly Agencia Nacional para la Superación de la Pobreza Extrema]
    Type of Assistance
    Training
  • Management of funding proposals for income-generating activity grants

    Start activities
    apr-16
    End activities
    apr-17
    Code
    2015-21
    Description
    Fonds Nationale d'Aide Sociale (FNAS); ]Technical support in the management of income-generating activities funding proposals
    Partner Institution
    National Fund for Social Assistance [Fonds Nationale d'Aide Sociale (FNAS)]
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional Strengthening
  • Support for evaluating the National Strategy for the prevention of bullying and other types of violence

    Start activities
    nov-16
    End activities
    dec-17
    Code
    2016-05
    Description
    Evaluate the National Strategy for the Prevention of Bullying and Other Types of Violence from the Family and Community Perspective of the National System for Integral Family Development (SNDIF)
    Partner Institution
    National System for Integral Family Development [Sistema Nacional para el Desarrollo Integral de la Familia]
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional Strengthening
  • Support to the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs in shaping Social Protection in Vietnam

    Start activities
    feb-17
    End activities
    feb-17
    Code
    2016-13
    Description
    Improve social protection systems design, monitoring and evaluation, and implementation in Vietnam.
    Partner Institution
    Institute for Labour Science and Social Affairs [Viện Khoa Học Lao Động Và Xã Hội]
    Type of Assistance
    Assessment
  • Employability strategy for youth – Linking technical and Vocational education and training to vocational and labour market

    Start activities
    #N/A
    End activities
    #N/A
    Code
    2017-04
    Description
    Assist the Punjab Social Protection Authority (PSPA) in the definition of its roadmap and development plan on Employment, TVET issues and especially for strengthening youth employment and qualification
    Partner Institution
    Punjab Social Protection Authority
    Type of Assistance
    Other
  • Capacity building for East and Central African social security agencies

    Start activities
    sep-17
    End activities
    nov-17
    Code
    2017-05
    Description
    Empower ECASSA-ITI to become a centre of excellence, at the regional level, for training and capacity-building of social security institutions and practitioners
    Partner Institution
    East and Central Africa Social Security Association
    Type of Assistance
    Training
  • Social protection coverage in the informal economy

    Start activities
    17-12-2018
    End activities
    24-11-2018
    Code
    2017-26
    Description
    Formulate a comprehensive care model including inclusion and social protection strategies that contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of the informal economy actors
    Partner Institution
    Institute for Social Economy [Instituto para la Economia Social]
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional (Regulatory & Policy)