Resources on social protection

  1. © Matteo Paciotti 2017

    More long-term care services for the elderly needed in Central-Eastern Europe

    10 February 2017

    ILO study highlights shortage of quality long-term services for older people in the region while a significant number of female migrant workers move to Western Europe to fill existing gaps. We asked Kenichi Hirose, co-author of the research with Zofia Czepulis-Rutkowska, to tell us more about these trends.

  2. General Survey on the occupational safety and health instruments concerning the promotional framework, construction, mines and agriculture

    08 February 2017

  3. Employment-intensive Investment in Peru

    08 February 2017

  4. Employment-intensive Investment in Paraguay

    08 February 2017

  5. Employment-Intensive Investment in Mozambique

    08 February 2017

  6. © Hoa Tran / ILO 2017

    Seafarers and their families now ensured of protection in cases of abandonment, death, and long-term disability

    18 January 2017

    Foreign ships entering the ports of States for which the ILO’s Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 is in force will be inspected for compliance by port State control authorities.

  7. Decent Work on Plantations - Brochure

    06 January 2017

  8. © A. González Farran / UNAMID 2017

    Globally millions of jobs are needed to ensure essential health care

    09 December 2016

    An estimated 50 million decent jobs are missing to address essential global health requirements, while much of the care in the health economy is done by 57 million unpaid family workers, says new ILO study.

  9. Social protection systems in Latin America: An assessment

    08 December 2016

    This paper assesses the present state of social protection systems in Latin America and their future challenges.

  10. Health workforce: A global supply chain approach. New data on the employment effects of health economies in 185 countries.

    08 December 2016

    This paper provides evidence that investments in health protection not only impact on the achievement of health objectives, but also create an important source of employment across numerous economic sectors.