Delegations from over 40 countries attended the XI International Seminar on Social Policies for Development. Amounting to 69 participating nations with embassy representatives, the event was held in Brasilia from 10 to 13 of May at the Cullinan Hplus Premium Hotel.
The participants learned about the bases of the Brazilian social protection system, such as conditional cash transfer, the Unified Registry for Social Programs, the Unified Social Assistance System, how information management is done, among other topics.
The seminar was coordinated by the Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger of Brazil with the support of the Centre of Excellence against Hunger of the World Food Programme, the United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO), the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) and the Brazil Learning Initiative for a World without Poverty (WWP).
The International Seminar has being organized by the MDS since 2012 in order to respond in a effective way to constant requests of foreign delegations curious about Brazil’s social programs
See below all the presentations made at the four days of the seminar.
2nd – Rodrigo Lofrano: The Bolsa Família Program: 12 years of inclusion and citizenship in Brazil
3rd – Denise Direito: The Unified Registry for Social Programs
4th – Ana Maria Segall Corrêa: The Governance to Guarantee Food and Nutrition Security in Brazil
Patrícia Chaves Gentil: Governance to Guarantee the Right to Adequate Food
5th – Sara Lopes: National School Feeding Program: Local Purchase from Family Farming
6th – Janine Coutinho: The Promotion of Healthy Eating
7th – Juliana Fernandes: SUAS: Advantages and Challenges of an Unified Social Assistance System
8th – Paula Montagner: Information and Knowledge for Social Development Policies
Also, take a look at this video that summarizes the XI International Seminar on Social Policies for Development: