The EU, through its development cooperation policy and programmes, is greatly contributing to the achievement of decent work and social protection for all.
The forthcoming review of the National Indicative Programmes (NIPs) - negotiated in the framework of the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) - and the Cotonou Partnership Agreement can be an opportunity to further pursue the realisation of the right to decent work and social protection for all and better align the EDF programmes with the SDG Agenda 2030 spirit: "We are committed to ending poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including by eradicating extreme poverty by 2030. All people must enjoy a basic standard of living, including through social protection systems." (Agenda 2030, paragraph 24).
Through the Social Protection Monitor, developed together with SOLIDAR members, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) and the African Platform for Social Protection (APSP), we have consulted our partners in the field who have told us how this can be done.
Starting from 19 February – to mark the World Day of Social Justice (20 February) - the Social Protection Monitor’s country reports will be published weekly. This week Kenya will be in the spotlight...
How EU programmes could help achieve social protection and decent work.
Our Members and Partners in Kenya tell us how