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Reframing social protection as a right rather than an offering is the initial step towards implementing a “Common Welfare” in Lebanon, argues the author.
It is very difficult to deploy cash transfer programs without clientelist intrusion and yet, argue the authors, the new DAEM system deployed during the pandemic succeeded in enhancing transparency, traceabilitiy and oversight.
Arab Reform Initiative (ARI) and Sharq.Org launch a new campaign to enhance awareness, visibility and collaboration around issues and challenges related to social protection.
The members of the Arab Region Hub for Social Protection, in collaboration with other independent and institutional experts in social protection, have written and published a declaration calling for the development of universal social protection policies in the Arab region.