Many countries across the globe are increasingly recognising the contribution that social protection systems make to sustainable economic and social development. Yet a central challenge remains how to finance such systems in in the context of a diverse array of other priorities for government spending at a national level. By bringing together the worlds of public finance and of social protection, this course aims to equip social protection and public finance practitioners with the practical skills to assess financing options for social protection and develop tailored country financing plans.
The Centre’s training methods include lectures, discussions, and individual exercises
Learn from ILO specialists, ITCILO trainers, and external lecturers
Each participant completes preliminary and post-training assignments
Participants receive a certificate of achievement issued by the Turin Centre
The course is designed for both:
Typical participants would be:
Participants should hold bachelor or advanced degrees and have a solid quantitative background.
While the course covers some exploration of contribution finance of social protection, the focus is on schemes financed by general revenues.
Diploma for Social Protection Analysts
This course qualifies for the ITCILO Diploma for Social Protection Analysts. Take three out of four eligible courses within a five year period, and complete a capstone project, to become part of a global cadre of practitioners with a recognised set of skills in social protection policy analysis.
The course consists of 120 total hours of learning, broken up into three phases.