What we do

What we do


Since the start of its activities in 2004, the IPC-IG has been developing and providing country- and context-specific solutions together with policymakers and experts, empowering, and strengthening human and institutional capacities. The innovative approaches carried out by the Centre revolve around three pillars: 

Knowledge Production

Carrying out research and studies, such as policy analysis and evaluations.

Knowledge Sharing

Facilitating the exchange of innovative experiences and initiatives among developing countries.

Capacity Strengthening

Facilitating the construction of capacity-building activities and flows of knowledge among developing countries.

Thematic Areas

Social Protection

Poverty Reduction Policies

Technological Innovation

Sustainable development

Inclusive Growth

Our Partners

The IPC-IG works with diverse partners to carry out its activities, either through specific agreements or joint collaboration. These partners include governments, international organisations, the private sector, and NGOs:

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB);
  • Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT);
  • Brazilian National School for the Training and Improvement of Labour Magistrates of the Superior Labour Court (ENAMAT/TST);
  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO);
  • French Development Agency (AFD);
  • German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ);
  • International Development Research Centre (IDRC);
  • International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD);
  • International Labour Organization (ILO);
  • Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA);
  • Nike, Inc.;
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD);
  • United Kingdom’s Department of International Development (DFID);
  • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF);
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP);
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC);
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP);
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA);
  • United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women);
  • United Nations World Food Programme (WFP);
  • World Bank.

The IPC-IG is also a member of the Social Protection Interagency Cooperation Board (SPIAC-B). Read the SPIAC-B statement on Humanitarian Aid and Social Protection.