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A new programme is helping expand social protection through increased and more reliable public financing

COVID-19 is increasing social and economic inequalities worldwide and demonstrates the importance of the key pillars of the sustainable development agenda, which are access to decent work, health and social protection, which strengthen a country’s overall resilience to shocks.

Henriette Geiger, Director, Human Development, Migration, Governance and Peace, Directorate-General for International Partnerships, European Commission.