Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Key Takeaways From The Recent World Bank Annual Meetings in Bali-Indonesia

By |2018-10-21T06:37:32+00:00October 21st, 2018|Categories: Publications|Tags: |

Key Takeaways from Recent World Bank Annual Meetings in Bali-Indonesia: An Interview with Co-Chair Lenora Ebule By Dorice Njonkep Dorice Njonkep (DN): From October 8-14, 2018 in Bali – Indonesia, you attended the IMF/World Bank Group Annual Meetings. What were the main topics on the agenda? Lenora Ebule (LE):The Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) hold annual meetings with ministers of finance and development, central bankers, private sector executives, and representatives of civil society organizations to discuss a range of issues related to poverty reduction, international economic development and finance. This annual meeting [...]

Social Protection in Cameroon’s Education and Health Sectors

By |2018-10-16T13:06:33+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Publications|Tags: , , |

By Egoh Aziz Modi, Development Policy Analyst Social protection and welfare systems in most sub Saharan African countries are below international standards. According to the International Federation of Social Workers,[1]“social protection is a practice-based profession and an academic discipline that promotes social change and development, social cohesion, and the empowerment and liberation of people. Principles of social justice, human rights, collective responsibility and respect for diversities are central to social work and/or protection.  Underpinned by theories of social work, social sciences, humanities and indigenous knowledge, social protection engages people and structures to address life challenges and enhance wellbeing.” The above [...]