Social protection

World Social Protection Report 2020-22: Regional companion report for Asia and the Pacific

This regional companion report is intended to complement the ILO’s World Social Protection Report 2020–22. It includes a section summarizing the status of social protection worldwide, followed by a section highlighting key social protection developments, challenges and priorities for this region from a life-cycle perspective.


1. Global perspective
2. Setting the regional context: Social protection in Asia and the Pacific
3. Glass half-empty or half-full?
4. Strengthening social protection for all throughout the life course
5. Social protection in crisis and recovery: The regional COVID‑19 response and the trajectory towards recovery
6. Regional priorities and policy options for further progress