The Impact of Social Protection on Vulnerable Populations to address Demographic Diversity

Social protection programmes are a key strategy for addressing the needs of vulnerable groups, including women, older persons, people living with disabilities, youth, and members of minority and marginalized communities. Social protection programmes aim to mitigate chronic or shock-induced poverty, address social risks, and reduce economic vulnerability by enabling poor people to meet their basic consumption needs and improve their livelihoods. This concurrent session will enable social protection programme implementers and actors share experiences and learn from one another on better approaches to deliver social protection programmes. It will also help to how the role of these programmes in achieving a demographic dividend. 

DATE Thu, 14 November
TIME 12:30 - 14:00 EAT
Location Courtyard 5
Drawing on demographic diversity to drive economic growth and achieve sustainable development
Event type Concurrent Sessions

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