Resources on social protection

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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).

  5. Concept Note and Agenda

    19 June 2019

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

  6. 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.

  7. Empowering individuals in a changing world of work

    07 June 2019

    Speech of the ILO Director-General at the G7 Social Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting (7 June 2019)

  8. © Better Work 2020

    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.

  9. 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).

  10. 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.