Public finance for social protection analysts

Public finance for social protection analysts
Social Protection

Public finance for social protection analysts

12–23 October 2020
The course is available in English

This course brings together the worlds of public finance and social protection. Participants gain the practical skills they need to assess financing options and develop financing plans, based on a country’s needs. More and more countries have been expanding social protection coverage in recent years, as it is a target under the first goal of the SDGs.

If you’re ready to be a part of positive change, sign up today.

Key features
Learn differently

The Centre’s training methods include lectures, discussions, and individual exercises

High-level resources

Learn from ILO specialists, ITCILO trainers, and external lecturers

Three training phases

Each participant completes preliminary and post-training assignments

Get certified

Participants receive a certificate of achievement issued by the Turin Centre

Who attends this course?
  • Professionals working in ministries or government 
  • Officials from international organizations, non-governmental organizations, research institutions, and development consultancies
What topics does this course cover?

In this course, professionals analyze various social protection financing plans and, eventually, design their own.

  • Public finance
  • Social protection
  • Sustainability
What will I learn?

Participants are encouraged to share their international experiences, and adapt them to practical situations.

  • The different parts of the Public Financial Management cycle
  • The classification of social protection expenditure and interpretation
  • How to assess social protection gaps
What will I be able to do?

By the end of the course, participants are able to design specific social protection financing plans.

  • Interpret national budget documents and data, particularly in relation to social protection expenditure
  • Create fiscal space for social protection, considering the broader context of public finance
  • Compare and contrast indicators related to public finance and social protection across countries and across time
Why should I join?

The Turin Centre draws from its global network of social security experts to develop the course structure and content.

  • Participants prepare for the course by studying online materials and completing an assessment.
  • Training at the Turin Centre combines interactive classes with individual assignments, completed as homework each evening.
  • The post-training phase allows participants to develop their own proposals.

Diploma for Social Protection Analysts

The Diploma for Social Protection Analysts is a new initiative in the field of social protection capacity strengthening. Its central objective is to support the improvement in analytical aspects of the design, financial planning and governance of national social protection systems, through the training of quantitative specialists.

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