Significant resources mobilized to make up for the delay due to the pandemic

The Minister of Solidarity, Social Integration and the Family, Aouatif Hayar, stressed on Monday in Marrakech that her department has allocated significant financial resources to the social sector in order to catch up with the delay caused by the pandemic of the new coronavirus (Covid-19).

“An amount of 150 million dirhams (MDH) was thus devoted to supporting 1,075 social protection establishments for the benefit of 100,568 beneficiaries, for the year 2022”noted Aouatif Hayar in a speech delivered during a panel entitled “Towards social protection for all: The Moroccan approach”, which is part of the World Social Protection Forum (24-28 October).

“Some 63% of this envelope was dedicated to the houses of students (dar attalib) and female students (dar attaliba)”, said the minister.

She noted that the ministry has also launched a program of 250 MDH to support the socio-economic integration of women and people in vulnerable situations, indicating that this program aims to support 36,000 women in their access to education. employment, i.e. 3,000 women in each region.

And to continue that the government has allocated 340 MDH to the education of children with disabilities in specialized centers, recalling in this regard the partnership sealed between the Ministry of Solidarity, Social Integration and the Family, with the Ministry of National Education, Preschool and Sports, on inclusive education.

Placed under the High Patronage of King Mohammed VI, the World Social Protection Forum, organized by the Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion (CDG), through its Provident Branch, CDG Provident, and in partnership with the National Security Fund Sociale, the Moroccan Pension Fund and the Moroccan Interprofessional Pension Fund, is considered the most important international event in the field of social security.

The Forum, which is held every three years, brings together more than 1,200 participants from 150 countries, with the aim of examining strategies for reforming social security systems and discussing standards and innovative solutions in this area.

Take part in this edition of Moroccan officials and member countries of the International Social Security Association (ISSA), presidents and general managers of national and international institutions and organizations, and international experts in social security.

Divided into 40 sessions led by 120 speakers, the program of the Forum, which extends over 5 days, revolves around 5 major axes, namely “Priorities, trends and global challenges in social security”, “Social security centered on People in the Human and Digital Age”, “Development and Innovation in Social Security”, “Towards a Social, Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable Society for All” and “Responding to Global Needs for Social Security and just societies”.

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