Non-UN Submissions

1 - Katrin Weible

Katrin Weible has been working as a researcher on social protection and social security in developing countries for several years. She is a member of the interdisciplinary research project FLOOR on social security as a human right at Bielefeld University, Germany ( In cooperation with her team, she has produced the currently most comprehensive data base on social assistance in the form of cash in the developing and threshold countries outside Europe. Based on these data, she is writing her PhD thesis on social cash transfers in the global South.

Katrin graduated from Heidelberg University, Germany, with a Master´s degree in Sociology, Political Science, and Public International Law. She is working as a research assistant at the faculty of sociology, chair of social policy, at Bielefeld University in Germany. In 2015, she started working as a consultant on social assistance in developing countries.