Labor Markets and Social Security Analysis (IADB-PR-T1230)

  • Paraguay
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.18 million
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Updated in EWS Nov 10, 2017

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Project Description
This technical cooperation (TC) will contribute to the strengthening of labor policies in Paraguay. In particular, it will (i) generate evidence to strengthen the intermediation and training capacities of the Ministry of Labor; and (ii) analyze the role of the Ministry for the upcoming Social Security reform in the country. This TC is aligned is aligned with the Bank's Updated Institutional Strategy (UIS) 2010-2020 (AB-3008) of social policy for equity and productivity. It is consistent with the Bank Strategy in the Country 2014-2018 and with the Labor Markets Sector Framework (GN-2741-7). It is considered under the dialogue area of the Country Strategy of labor market formalization and expanded social security coverage.
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