Towards solid social protection floors? The role of non-contributory provision during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond
21 January 2021
The COVID-19 crisis has emphasized the importance of guaranteeing access to at least essential health care and to basic income security for all over the life cycle, as stipulated in the Social Protection Floors Recommendation, 2012 (No. 202).
02 December 2020
30 October 2020
21 October 2020
Global estimates and strategies for developing countries in light of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
07 October 2020
Social dialogue is not only essential for informing social protection preparedness prior to shocks, but also for formulating immediate responses in crisis contexts when there is a high risk of social conflict. Social dialogue should be pursued on a continuous basis as countries address the various phases of crises and tackle the particular challenges arising in the medium and long terms.
23 September 2020
04 September 2020
Income security is essential to mitigate the sudden and drastic impacts on employment of the lockdowns imposed to slow the COVID-19 pandemic.
29 June 2020
Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises.The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.