Social protection Assessment based national dialogue in Myanmar

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Social protection Assessment based national dialogue in Myanmar Workshop on evaluating the cost of

Social protection Assessment based national dialogue in Myanmar Workshop on evaluating the cost of social protection policy options September 3 rd-5 th, 2014 Nay Pyi Taw

Session 1: Introduction

Session 1: Introduction

Social protection strategy work plan Strategy drafting process Sector working group meeting and NTWG

Social protection strategy work plan Strategy drafting process Sector working group meeting and NTWG launch January 2014 NTWG policy workshop NTWG training workshop February 2014 Assessments and technical inputs March 2014 National dialogue no. 1 Social protection assessment matrix Social protection inventory April 2014 June 2014 National dialogue no. 2 From recommenda tions to scenarios Sept 2014 National dialogue no. 3 scenario costing and fiscal space Assessment of delivery mechanisms Sept 2014 October 2014 Social protection delivery workshop Draft strategy December 2014

Inputs to the NSPS 2014 2015 NSPS Inputs Jan World Bank: Inventory Mar World

Inputs to the NSPS 2014 2015 NSPS Inputs Jan World Bank: Inventory Mar World Bank: in-depth assessments on social assistance and delivery mechanisms ABND matrix: SP gaps/issues, policy options Vision Objectives ABND costing & fiscal space ABND finalization & endorsement Flagship Costing programmes NSPS

Step 3 Steps of ABND 9. Endorsement by the government and inclusion of some

Step 3 Steps of ABND 9. Endorsement by the government and inclusion of some recommendations in the national strategy (Oct. 2014 -Feb. 2015) 8. Finalization of Costing, Fiscal space, Writing ABND report (Sept. – Oct. 2014) Step 1 1. Inventory of schemes (November 2013) 2. Draft Assessment Matrix 3. Dialogue # 1 on assessment matrix (March 2014) The process in Myanmar 7. Dialogue # 3 on costing (August September 2014) 6. Data collection for the RAP protocol and costing Step 3 of the scenarios (June. August 2014) 4. Translation of policy recommendations into practical scenarios 5. Dialogue # 2 on proposed scenarios (May-June 2014)

Social protection gaps in Myanmar

Social protection gaps in Myanmar

Two dimensions of social protection in Myanmar Civil servants have access to a pension

Two dimensions of social protection in Myanmar Civil servants have access to a pension scheme. Some formal private sector workers have access to the Social Security Schemes (medical care, sickness, maternity, work injury). Some emergency relief programmes run by development Some programmes target some partners target vulnerable the poor. categories of the Some community population. solidarity. Level of protection Free basic public health and education programmes for all. Poor Rest of the Population Formal sector

Formulating scenarios Health Children Active Age Old Age Poor Over 50 scenarios were formulated

Formulating scenarios Health Children Active Age Old Age Poor Over 50 scenarios were formulated during the last workshop Rest of the Population Level of protection Formal sector

Evaluating the cost of scenarios and advocate for their implementation What are the objectives

Evaluating the cost of scenarios and advocate for their implementation What are the objectives of this workshop? o Develop a package approach and evaluate the cost of establishing a social protection floor in Myanmar over a ten year period. o Evaluating the necessary fiscal space and understanding the key impacts pursued by a social protection floor in Myanmar. o Brainstorm on a communication strategy to convince key decision-makers that a social protection package needs to be implemented.