A growing number of people in the industrialized world work under insecure employment conditions. This is due to increasing labour market flexibility, which has influenced the nature of employment and the related power relations. This fundamental...▶
Social protection can be a stabilizer during a crisis as well as kick-start domestic demand. Global calls for introducing social protection programmes in developing countries are based not only on moral grounds, but increasingly on a belief that i...▶
This is a list of selected reports, papers and databases on social protection in developing countries. It consists of three tables: Table 1 contains a selection of reports by institutions as well as their theme pages on social protection; Table...▶
With only a quarter of the world’s population having access to social protection, the case for expanding it is gaining ground in international discussions. The debate focuses on how best to design social protection, whether it should be universal...▶
Turkey needs to address human rights and inequality to be a role model for emerging powers.▶
In its post-2015 dossier, The Broker guides you through the many discussions about development after the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire in 2015. The aim of the post-2015 dossier is to provide an overview of the debate, t...▶
Bertil Videt, former managing editor of The Broker, holds degrees in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Copenhagen and the Middle East Technical University in Ankara.
He is a former executive co-director of the International Institute for Research and Education and has also worked with the International Baccalaureate and the European Roma Rights Centre. Bertil has written articles on a number of topics, including European Affairs, Middle East and Turkey.