In the coastal town of Skhirat is the first National Conference on Social Protection. As part of the partnership between the various ministries and public institutions, with the support of the European Union and UNICEF, the purpose of these meetings is to "develop an integrated and consensual vision of the protection system as an essential component of a new model of development," the ministry responsible for general affairs and management . And add: "This vision must enable overcoming disruption and current constraints that limit the impact of this system on citizens and on human and social development in general."
Participants of this meeting, led by the head of the government, Saad Eddie El Othman, have discussed different solutions to ensure full and deep restructuring of national programs and social protection policies. First and foremost, discussions were used to mark this event, considered to be the "founder of the social protection reform process" of the ministry delegated to the heads of government in charge of general affairs and management. emphasize the results and lessons learned from Moroccan experience in social protection. And then on the achievements to be consolidated, as well as the challenges to be met and the risks to be prevented. Not forgetting to focus on the appropriate responses to the needs of different populations in need according to their specific social, economic and demographic capitalization to the existing. The same was the question of finding ways to ensure the coherence and complementarity of the various existing components of the national supply of social protection on the one hand and, on the other hand, the management of the point of view. manage & # 39; & # 39; & # 39; & # 39; & # 39; & # 39; & # 39; & # 39; & # 39; & # 39;; & nbsp; Finally, the issues and challenges of setting up the targeting system were discussed to ensure greater efficiency and effectiveness of public action in this area.
By definition, social protection is a set of collective insurance mechanisms that financially compensate for the consequences of social risks such as age, illness, disability, unemployment or family expenses. With financial utility, social protection also has a social aspect as it reduces inequalities in life risks and ensures individuals the minimum income that enables them to integrate into society. , All of their missions are conducted by institutions, including social security (protection from illness, age, etc.) or the state itself, as its budget covers certain costs, such as school grants. and unemployment benefits. Local authorities also take their hands in the pocket, through municipalities that support some costs of low-income pensioners. Finally, private and charitable organizations can sometimes take over part of social protection, often for the most marginalized population.