UNU-MERIT joins international partners to relaunch social protection training courses across Africa
UNU-MERIT joins international partners to relaunch social protection training courses across Africa 10 December 2021 by UNU-MERIT African Union, ILO, social protection Comments are off TRANSFORM, an innovative training initiative that strengthens individual and institutional capacity for the management of national social protection systems in Africa, has launched a new website, redesigned and updated with the most up-to-date resources.
New Open Access Handbook on Social Protection Systems
A new Open Access Handbook on Social Protection Systems features contributions from UNU-MERIT researchers Franziska Gassmann, Tamara A. Kool and Zina Nimeh, as well as alumni Mira Bierbaum, Victor Cebotari and Eszter Timar.
Time for the wind to change: One-on-one with Franziska Gassmann
Franziska Gassmann hails from Switzerland but has lived in the Netherlands for thirty years and is allowed to vote in both countries. She enjoys the Dutch political debates, but is mystified by the Participation Act or the Dutch version of referendums, among other things. “In Switzerland, referendums are our life, so to speak! And if you don’t vote, you don’t get to complain.”