Arab ministerial forum on the future of social protection - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
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7 Dec 2021

Arab ministerial forum on the future of social protection

Screenshot from the event

On 30 November, ESCWA and its partners organized the High-level Ministerial Forum on the Future of Social Protection in the Arab Region to reflect on and formulate a social protection vision and identify priority areas for support from the United Nations.
In her statement, ESCWA Executive Secretary Rola Dashti commended the countries’ responses to the pandemic that serve as a basis forward towards implementing more comprehensive and equitable social protection systems.
The Forum, organized in collaboration with the Regional UN Issue Based Coalition for Social Protection, coordinated by UNICEF and ILO, and with the support of the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth and the platform, concluded with a declaration of principles for the  countries of the region in the post COVID-19 recovery phase.

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