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.


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

Capacity-Strengthening and Advisory Services

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.