Global Social Protection Week: Achieving SDG 1.3 and universal social protection in the context of the Future of Work

This event will chart the way towards achieving universal social protection for all. It will provide a roadmap for the future of social protection within the framework of the recently adopted ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work.

The Global Social Protection Week is the high point of 18 months of continuous activities on social protection to celebrate the ILO’s 100th anniversary. This Week will chart the way towards achieving universal social protection for all. It will provide a roadmap for the future of social protection within the framework of the recently adopted ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work.

The Global Social Protection Week starts with a two-day High-Level Conference on ‘Achieving SDG 1.3 and Universal Social Protection (USP2030) in the Context of the Future of Work’ followed by a two-day Technical Segment See the agenda  

The event will bring together over 300 participants including governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations, development partners, international financing institutions, regional bodies, UN agencies, private sector, academia and civil society involved in the design and implementation of national social protection systems including floors.

High-Level Segment

Key actors will discuss the catalytic role of social protection for achieving Agenda 2030 and the current state of affairs. On the second day, the ILO Social Protection Department will launch a landmark publication on the financing gaps to achieve SDG 1.3, followed by a panel on how to create fiscal space, and a call upon countries and partners to share their commitments to achieve SDG 1.3. 

Technical Segment

Multiple sessions, organized in six streams, on the development and enhancement of social protection systems, which are adequate, sustainable and adapted to developments in the world of work.