Webinar: G2P social payments – Pathways to modernization
Date: 04 May 2021 9:00 am - 10:15 am EDT
Cash transfers in the time of COVID-19 have been crucial in relieving vulnerable people from the adverse economic effects they face. Governments disburse social assistance payments through physical or digital channels, but the pandemic has created an urgent need to accelerate digital delivery to minimize the spread of the virus through physical contact and to disburse funds at an unprecedented scale rapidly. The lessons learned with G2P systems before and during the pandemic promise good inputs for countries considering more conducive G2P systems.