Resources on social protection

  1. How cooperatives can help Brazil’s waste pickers build back from COVID-19

    03 July 2020

    This year’s International Day of Cooperatives on 4 July will focus on climate action. Waste pickers’ cooperatives in Brazil are examples of how cooperatives can help combat climate change, while facing the challenges thrown up by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. Employment Protection throughout the World: A roundup of a decade of reforms (2009-2019)

    01 July 2020

    Key points: - Since 2009, the ILO has been monitoring legal changes in employment protection for over a hundred countries, recording the information in the ILO EPLex database. - Using these data, this brief shows that the past decade was rich in reforms of employment protection in case of individual dismissals. Some countries decreased their level of employment protection, while others increased it. - Overall, the world has moved to a more uniform level of employment protection. - Despite this, there remains a variety of legal approaches for achieving such seemingly similar levels of protection.

  3. The first online actuarial training for MOHRSS and its local branches

    01 July 2020

  4. © Jennifer A. Patterson / ILO 2020

    As jobs crisis deepens, ILO warns of uncertain and incomplete labour market recovery

    30 June 2020

    The International Labour Organization’s latest analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 finds its impact on the world of work was more severe than previously estimated, and offers three scenarios for the second half of 2020.

  5. Extending social security to workers in the informal economy. Information and awareness

    30 June 2020

    Key lessons learned from international experience

  6. Extending social security to self-employed workers

    30 June 2020

    Key lessons learned from international experience

  7. Extending social security to workers in micro and small enterprises

    30 June 2020

    Key lessons learned from international experience

  8. Extending social security to domestic workers

    30 June 2020

    Key lessons learned from international experience

  9. Extending social security to workers in the informal economy

    30 June 2020

    Key lessons learned from international experience

  10. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 5th edition

    30 June 2020