Ministry of Social Transformation, Human Resource Development and the Blue Economy Launches a Capacity Building Series on the Social Protection Act of 2020
The Ministry of Social Transformation, Human Resource Development and the Blue Economy, with support from UNICEF, launched an awareness campaign to educate the public on the significant and transformational changes to the Government’s social protection system, and the move from the Poor Relief Act of 1961 to the Social Protection Act of 2020.
The campaign’s execution features a 5-part capacity-building video series which breaks down the changes accompanying the shift to the new Social Protection Act, and highlights the benefits that will be derived by vulnerable groups and citizens.
Minister with responsibility for the Ministry of Social Transformation, the Honorable Dean Jonas commented that “This is a major accomplishment and a monumental step in the right direction by implementing a strong policy and legislative framework that ensures our social protection system is impactful, efficient, inclusive and sustainable. The infomercial will assist interested persons to better understand the positive changes.”
Minister Jonas and his team at the Social Protection Board encourages the general public to view the infomercials and increase their understanding of this important and historic act.