The importance of social security in social and economic development has become more and more apparent. Social security should not be seen as a cost, but as an investment in human capital that leads to better productivity. It is also an effective way of reducing poverty, encouraging equity and supporting economic and social stability. Support is growing for the position that, even from an early stage of economic development, countries can provide basic social security benefits, and doing this will help them grow in a more equitable manner.
Leaving No One Behind in Timor-Leste’s COVID-19 Response: Technical and Financial Support for the Implementation of the Cash Transfer Scheme for Low-Income Households
15 May - 30 November 2020
1 April 2020 - 31 May 2023
1 February 2020 - 31 January 2022