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.
Participants are encouraged to share their international experiences, and adapt them to practical situations.
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.
The course consists of 100 total hours of learning, broken up into three phases.