Flagship Programme on Social Protection
25 October 2018
Two UN agency heads have signed a call for action for countries to expand social security and assistance to more than four billion people currently without protection.
International Day of Older Persons
28 September 2018
ILO calls on member States to ensure adequate pensions for all.
19 December 2017
For the first time, the International Labour Organization (ILO) makes donations by private households, enterprises and foundations possible.
ILO Social Protection Floors Calculator
13 December 2017
ILO releases a number of easy-to-use tools and guides, which show that most countries could afford to provide social protection floors if they chose to.
World Social Protection Report 2017-2019
29 November 2017
New ILO report shows that massive efforts are still needed to ensure that the right to social security becomes a reality for all.
Universal social protection is a human right and a State responsibility. As countries begin this pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals, there is increased recognition that social protection is fundamental in reducing poverty and inequality, in improving human capital and productivity and in supporting growth and jobs. Social protection responds to many of the challenges that we face today.Guy Ryder,
Director General of the
International Labour Organization