The fifth Ethiopian Federal Social Protection Platform meeting supported by the SP&PFM project  took place virtually on May  04, 2022.

Agendas of the Meeting

  • Internally displaced persons (IDP) cash transfer progress through Urban Productive Safety Net Programme (UPSNP) in Amhara and Afar regions 

  • Humanitarian Cash Transfers (HCTs)

  • Update on the EU/ILO/UNICEF/GCSPF program: Improving synergies between Social Protection & Public Finance Management study on “Extending Social Protection to Informal Economy Workers in Ethiopia”.

  • A brief update on the move to conduct a gap analysis to inform the revision of the National Social Protection Policy (NSPP) and the strategy

Expected Participants

The Federal Social Protection Platform Members: representatives from Ministry of Women and Social Affairs (MoWSA), Ministry of Labor and Skills, Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopian Health Insurance, Private Organizations’ Employees Social Security Agency (POESSA), Public Servants’ Social Security Agency (PSSSA), Ministry of Women, Children and Youth (MoWCY), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), International Labor Organization (ILO), Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, World Bank, Save the Children, European Union Delegation, UK-government – Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Help Age International -Ethiopia Program, Irish Aid, Ministry of Health, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)