ILO’s core guiding principles have been agreed upon by the representatives from government, workers and employers of 187 ILO member States through the adoption of international labour standards (e.g.: Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952 (No. 102) and the Social Protection Floors Recommendation, 2012 (No. 202).
Through its Global Flagship Programme Building social protection floors for all, the ILO supported 50 countries and territories in building and strengthening their national social protection systems, achieving 56 institutional changes in 40 countries from January 2021 to December 2022.