Training

Learn the concepts required to understand and improve the synergies between social protection and public finance management

Course 1. Improving synergies between social protection and PFM: An introduction

 

Even before COVID-19 pandemic, many countries had recognized the contribution that social protection can make to sustainable and inclusive economic and social development. The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the need to improve social protection systems and to identify sustainable funding options for social protection.

This course, proposed in the framework of the SP&PFM programme, aims to introduce social protection and public finance practitioners to the underlying concepts required to understand the available financing options for social protection, and to improve public finance management. 

Module 1

Assessment of social protection systems for building the case to invest more and better in social protection

Outline sessions 1 and 2

Session 1: Investing more and better in social protection

 

Session 2: Tools for social protection review

Module 2

Public Financial Management and Budgeting for improved social protection

Session 3: Public financial management and budgeting for improved social protection

Session 4: EU Budget support and social protection | PFM and services delivery

Session 5: General Process for Sustainable
Social Protection Policy Reform

Module 3

Traditional and innovative financing for social protection

Session 6: Value-for-money and equity in social protection expenditure

    Session 7: Macroeconomic policies and debt

      Session 8: Domestic Resource Mobilization

        Session 9: Fiscal Space Analysis and Eight options for financing Social Protection