Resources on social protection

  1. Preparing for the future of work: National policy responses in ASEAN +6

    11 September 2019

    Spurred by technological advancements, demographic shifts and environmental and climate disruptions, fastpaced transformations are affecting how, where and when people work, impacting our labour markets and shaping the future of work. Preparing for the future of work: National policy responses in ASEAN +6 provides an overview of how countries in the Asia-Pacific region are reacting to such changes with new or adapted strategies and policies.

  2. Inventory of Asia-Pacific national responses to demographic change

    11 September 2019

    Annex 2 of the “Preparing for the future of work: National policy responses in ASEAN +6” report presents an inventory of policies, strategies and programmes adopted or undertaken by the governments of ASEAN +6 countries in response to demographic changes, with a particular focus on their links to the labour market.

  3. Inventory of Asia-Pacific national responses to environmental and climate change

    11 September 2019

    Annex 3 of the “Preparing for the future of work: National policy responses in ASEAN +6” report presents an inventory of policies, strategies and programmes adopted or undertaken by the governments of ASEAN +6 countries in response to environmental and climate change, with a particular focus on their links to the labour market.

  4. Heinz Koller: ILO Centenary Declaration is a roadmap to develop skill sets for today’s rapidly changing world of work

    23 August 2019

    The “Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work” adopted by the International Labour Conference in June, calls for a “human-centered approach” to the future of work. That is more than relevant for today’s discussion entitled “A world at risk: developing the skill sets to endure, adapt, and thrive”, said today Heinz Koller, Assistant Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia. He addressed the panel discussion at the international WorldSkills Conference 2019.

  5. Reviewing the impact of Social Protection

    13 August 2019

    The ILO, Government ministries, UN Partners, Donors, civil society and media embark on a Joint Annual Review to assess the impacts of Social Protection programmes in Zambia.

  6. Luxembourg-ILO cooperation

    09 July 2019

    Luxembourg is a long-standing partner of the ILO in promoting the Decent Work Agenda. This factsheet provides an overview of the cooperation between Luxembourg and the ILO, which focuses on the areas of youth employment, vocational training and social protection.

  7. Assessment Tool on the Fundamental Elements of an EII Scheme Based on Technical Guidelines and ILO Standards (Convention No. 121 inter alia)

    03 July 2019

    To assist authorities and interested stakeholders in assessing national legislation governing Employment Injury Insurance Schemes, the ILO has developed an Assessment Tool on the Fundamental Elements of an EII Scheme Based on Technical Guidelines and ILO Standards (Convention No. 121 inter alia).

  8. Concept Note and Agenda

    19 June 2019

    Concept note and agenda for the ILO/ASEAN Seminar on The Future of Social Protection

  9. 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.

  10. © 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.