OBJECTIVES

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Support national level implementation of ILO Recommendation 202 on Social Protection Floors from a human rights perspective.

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Contribute to the implementation of the post-2015 agenda by providing insight on the design and execution of human rights-based social protection systems.

3.

Question assumptions about social protection and economic, social and cultural rights that currently dominate the global discourse.

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Scrutinize politically sensitive and timely post-2015 challenges from an international and interdisciplinary perspective.

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Share human rights-based social protection policy and programming experiences to determine effective ways of closing existing gaps in promotion and analysis.

6.

Encourage policy makers, civil society organizations and the academic community to critically and consistently assess the most significant and persistent challenges to human rights-based social protection.

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Engage unconventional actors from diverse activist communities in a conversation about concrete practices and approaches for a rights based approach to social protection.

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Promote and facilitate South-South cooperation in implementing rights-based social protection programmes.

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Raise awareness and facilitate learning about the links between social protection and human rights by maintaining a dynamic collection of resources.