SDG Action Weekend, High Impact Initiatives: Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions
17 September 2023
During the UN Sustainable Development Goals Action Weekend, on the eve of the SDG Summit, the ILO will co-hosted a session on the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection, as part of SDG Acceleration Day on Sunday 17 September.
27-28 June 2023
Thirteen million people in 24 countries have benefited from increased access to improved social protection systems through the Improving synergies between social protection and public finance management programme funded by the European Union and implemented jointly by the ILO, UNICEF and the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors.
Development partners meeting of the Global Flagship Programme on building social protection floors for all
24 March 2023 at 09:00 (Europe/Zurich)
The annual Development Partners meeting of the ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All, noted significant progress in expanding and improving access to social protection globally.
Joint ILO-UNICEF report
Press release | 01 March 2023
Multiple crises set to plunge more children into poverty creating an urgent need to scale-up social protection, new joint ILO-UNICEF report warns.
26 January 2023
This Massive Open Online Course enables learners to understand the key social protection concepts and the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to social protection. It also provides participants with critical insights into policy options and social protection strategies in the context of decent work and general socio-economic development.
ILO Director-General warns of threat to social justice at meeting with Chancellor Scholz and other international organization leaders
30 November 2022
Social justice, social protection and creating enough decent jobs were discussed during the Director-General’s visit to Berlin, which also resulted in new cooperation agreements with the World Bank and the German government.
Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF
ILO Director-General calls for social protection and minimum wages to respond to cost-of-living crisis
17 October 2022
In statements to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings, ILO calls for a crisis response that reduces inequalities and promotes sustainability, through universal social protection, adequate wage increases, greater support for vulnerable economies and respect for labour rights.
Universal social protection is a human right and a State responsibility.Gilbert Houngbo,
Director-General of the
International Labour Organization