Resources on social protection

  1. Social protection critical amid deep world of work changes

    14 June 2019

    Sustainable social protection systems will become increasingly critical to provide support in a fast-changing world of work, speakers told a high-level forum at the Centenary International Labour Conference.

  2. © Better Work 2019

    Closing the retirement gender gap in Viet Nam

    06 June 2019

    Women in Viet Nam spend fewer years working, have lower pensions, yet live longer. To counter the problems brought by this retirement gender gap, the ILO is helping Viet Nam bring its labour laws closer to international labour standards.

  3. Celebrations in Moscow to Commemorate Centenary of International Labour Organization

    23 May 2019

    The last decade of May in Moscow was marked by high-level celebration events to commemorate the centenary of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  4. Ship inspections for seafarers’ protection: The Maritime Labour Convention at work

    03 May 2019

    Ship inspections are critical for ensuring compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention, and as such, decent living and working conditions for seafarers. Rear Admiral Luigi Giardino of the Italian Coast Guard explains how such inspections are conducted and what their consequences can be.

  5. © Mumbai Mobile Creches 2019

    In India, a boon for low-paid working mothers: Nearby child care

    26 March 2019

  6. The ILO Head Praised Partnership with Russia and Russia’s Role in the Organisation’s Work

    14 March 2019

    Guy Ryder observed that people in Russia attach great importance to work

  7. © Prashanth NS 2019

    Over half of world population lacks health care, social security, ILO report

    14 March 2019

  8. The Russian Federation ratifies the major Social Security Convention of the ILO

    11 March 2019

    Russia is the 56th country to ratify Convention No. 102.

  9. © Prashanth NS 2019

    More than half the global population lacks health care and social security, ILO report finds

    11 March 2019

    There has been widespread progress in the development of national social security systems, according to a new ILO report, which also identifies gaps that need to be promptly addressed.

  10. © Yonhap 2019

    ILO urges Seoul to ratify contract worker convention

    07 March 2019