Social security resources

June 2022

  1. It’s time to give domestic workers across Asia and the Pacific the rights they deserve

    16 June 2022

    With few rights and little social protection, domestic workers were often cast aside during the COVID-19 pandemic to fend for themselves. On International Domestic Workers Day, Chihoko Asada-Miyakawa, the International Labour Organization’s Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, explains why it’s time for change.

  2. ILO facilitates bipartite discussions on strengthening social security system

    03 June 2022

    Workers and employers from four provinces shared their perspectives on the direction of future social security schemes in a series of bipartite meetings.

  3. Side events of 5th Global Conference on the elimination of Child Labour

    Clear Cotton project supported participation of Pakistani delegates to take part in the two side events of 5th Global Conference held in Durban South Africa from 15th to 20th May 2022.

  4. Training provincial authorities in Lao People's Democratic Republic to implement the National Social Protection Strategy

    01 June 2022

    The UN Joint Programme “Leaving no one behind: Establishing the basis for social protection floors in Lao People's Democratic Republic” has been supporting the government to conduct trainings in the country’s northern provinces to disseminate the Strategy to provincial authorities, increase capacities on social protection design and implementation, and discuss the establishment of provincial committees to implement the Strategy.

May 2022

  1. Factsheet: Reducing volubility in Lao PDR: Advancing social protection and labour rights and entitlement in the coffee and tea sectors (SOLAR)

    30 May 2022

  2. The 2nd Employment Working Group G20 Meeting: “Improving the Employment Condition to Recover Together”

    16 May 2022

    The ILO supports the G20 Presidency of Indonesia which is committed to advocate collective action on three main pillars on global health architecture, sustainable energy transition and digital transformation.

  3. Making social protection payments modern, simple and more reliable in Lao People's Democratic Republic

    13 May 2022

    Lao People's Democratic Republic is adopting innovative and efficient technologies to improve financial inclusion, and to make social transfers easier, cheaper and more reliable.

  4. Universal Social Security: Choices at the crossroads 全民社会保障:十字路口的选择

    11 May 2022

April 2022

  1. Coffee and tea workers the focus of new ILO project launched in Lao People's Democratic Republic

    28 April 2022

    New project set to reduce vulnerability of workers in the Bolaven Plateau region through training and strengthening of grassroots organizations.

  2. Accessing medical benefits Under ESI Scheme: A demand-side perspective

    The ESIS project is organizing an event on the 18 April, for the report launch and panel discussion.