Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme

An initiative of the Cabinet Division and the General Economics Division (GED), Bangladesh Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh

Social protection: An Effective and Sustainable Investment in Developing Countries

A  comprehensive  and  effective  social  protection  system  is  an  essential  component   of  a  market  economy.  The  success  of  developed  countries  has  –  in  part  –  been  the   result  of  their  investments  in  social  protection.  On  average,  OECD  countries  spend   around  14%  of  GDP  on  their  national  social  protection  systems.  As  Figure  1  indi-­ cates,  developed  countries  would  look  very  different  without  investments  in  social   protection,  with  significantly  higher  poverty  rates.  Germany,  for  example,  invests   around  16%  of  GDP  in  social  protection,  reducing  the  national  poverty  rate  from   32.5%  to  8.9%  and  bringing  significant  other  benefits  such  as  lower  inequality  and   greater  social  cohesion.  In  terms  of  expenditure,  social  protection  is  the  largest   public  service  in  developed  countries.


Implementation of National Social Security Strategy (NSSS)

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NSSS Action Plan II (2021-26) – An Overview

Shock Responsive Social Protection Model in Urban Settings of Bangladesh

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