Function (Class) Definition

COFOG description of #cofog1070 - Social exclusion n.e.c. (IS) (function of government class) (Ens Dictionary).
#tagcoding hashtag: #cofog1070

A function of government.

#tagcoding for #cofog1070 - Social exclusion n.e.c. (IS)

#cofog1070 is the #tagcoding hashtag for #cofog1070 - Social exclusion n.e.c. (IS). Use it when tagcoding or searching content about this function of government.

For the function of government in a specific country, add the country's ISO code to #cofog1070, for instance #cofog1070DZ1 for a post or tweet about #cofog1070 - Social exclusion n.e.c. (IS) in Algeria.

Evaluating and improving #cofog1070 - Social exclusion n.e.c. (IS)

For quite a number of functions of government, the recently agreed Sustainable Development Goals and Targets provide measurable targets.

To know what initiatives have been undertaken, or are being undertaken, the DAC 5 and CRS Purpose Codes (OECD DAC) can be used to consult the OECD DCD-DAC Development finance statistics or the IATI Datastore.


For each function of government a substantial number of online resources are available. Some of these resources are listed here. Additions can be suggested in comments, or posts using #cofog1070.

  • Provision of social protection in the form of cash benefits and benefits in kind to persons who are socially excluded or at risk of social exclusion (such as persons who are destitute, low-income earners, immigrants, indigenous people, refugees, alcohol and substance abusers, victims of criminal violence, etc.);
  • administration and operation of such social protection schemes;
  • cash benefits, such as income support and other cash payments to the destitute and vulnerable persons to help alleviate poverty or assist in difficult situations;
  • benefits in kind, such as short-term and long-term shelter and board provided to destitute and vulnerable persons, rehabilitation of alcohol and substance abusers, services and goods to help vulnerable persons such as counselling, day shelter, help with carrying out daily tasks, food, clothing, fuel, etc.

Resource links
Joshua Project website2

Collaborative planning for the function

A Collaborative Planning Methodology is (simple) repeatable process that can be used to improve the quality of a function of government.

The below table lists some possible questions and format for documenting a collaborative planning for an improved function of government resulting from Awareness, capacity & care for #LocalizingSDGs.

For persons:
Objectives for persons

For organizations:
Objectives for organizations

In a territory:

What are feasible objectives & options for delivering this function of government? Taking into consideration dependencies on the country's resource endowments, what options exist to achieve which objectives for this function of government?

Objectives for the function

Objectives for the territory


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The fringes

Class-level Function of Government maps under #COFOG10 - Social Protection:

Other functions of government via Tag cloud for functions of government: