Resources on social protection

  1. G20 nations need to lead a global response to pandemic

    22 November 2020

    In a speech at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Saudi Arabia, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder outlined the steps needed to restore economic growth and jobs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. ILO welcomes G20 continued commitment to safeguard livelihoods

    22 November 2020

    ILO Director-General says job protection and creation, social protection and social dialogue are essential to minimize the long-term damage from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. © ILO 2020

    Child labour is an affront to our common values

    20 November 2020

    The universal ratification of the ILO’s Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour is a positive step for Africa’s children says Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa.

  4. Institutional constraints for the extension of social insurance coverage to informal economy workers in China

    20 November 2020

  5. Frequently asked questions on social protection for workers in the informal economy

    16 November 2020

  6. UN Policy Dialogue "Social Protection at the time of COVID-19 and beyond: Building an inclusive and sustainable social protection system" concept note

    13 November 2020

  7. UN Policy Dialogue "Building an inclusive and sustainable social protection system" held online

    13 November 2020

    The United Nations in China in collaboration with Chinese government organised a social protection policy dialogue online on 10 November 2020

  8. Handbook on social health protection for refugees: Approaches, lessons learned and practical tools to assess coverage options

    09 November 2020

    The purpose of this handbook is to guide UNHCR public health and programme staff and ILO staff working on social protection at country level on the considerations and practical steps required to assess options for the inclusion of refugees in national social health protection schemes.

  9. Employees social security : benefits, returns, right and responsibilities

    09 November 2020

    This video focuses on the benefits offered by social security institutions; advantages of social security for businesses and returns for employers in the shape of productivity of workers and improved company image; it also focuses on the registration process and ease of registration and the rights of workers to registration under Social Security law for Pakistan.

  10. Safe water, decent work in BARMM amid COVID-19

    09 November 2020

    Households and schoolchildren now have better access to safe water in Maguindanao through a water system built by community members and indigenous peoples under an ILO and the Government of Japan partnership.