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Publicly funded social protection and integration programmes are under intense pressure to deliver, in the face of austerity measures and large movements of people at a scale not seen since the Second World War. As governments and other stakeholders seek innovative ways to provide social protection to and foster the integration of migrants and refugees in their host societies, researchers, practitioners and policy makers are paying greater attention to the role of social and solidarity economy (SSE). With its principles and practices that aim to reintroduce values of equity and justice, humanize the economy and foster people’s participation and agency, this event will explore the role that SSE can play in combating some of the significant difficulties facing refugee and migrant populations, such as overcoming social exclusion and xenophobia, and challenges in accessing decent work. An Official Side Event of the 36th Session of the Human Rights Council.

The United Nations has been working with Sri Lanka for over 60 years. Collectively, through its specialised agencies, the United Nations Family strives to fulfill the needs and aspirations of the people of Sri Lanka.

It is the prime instrument for strengthening the coordination role of UN inter-governmental bodies on social, economic and related matters .

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