Articles

2021

  1. ILO: Employment Insurance (JKP) – A step to deliver the integrated assistance for job seekers

    19 July 2021

    The implementation of the employment insurance or Jaminan Kehilangan Pekerjaan (JKP) requires smooth integration and synergy between the provision of cash and non-cash benefits to provide effective protection for the unemployed workers.

  2. Actuary or actor?

    30 March 2021

    Behind the scenes of social protection: managing risk and uncertainty in social security.

2020

  1. Supporting Burkina Faso and Senegal to promote social protection

    16 December 2020

    The Government of Belgium and the International Labour Organization will support the strengthening and extension of national social protection systems in Burkina Faso and Senegal to increase coverage of informal economy workers and their families, facilitate their access to health care and enable them to face the challenges of tomorrow.

  2. The European Union and ILO joins forces to promote social protection systems in Sudan

    09 November 2020

  3. Universal social protection floors are a joint responsibility

    26 October 2020

    Building back better from the pandemic so that we have greater resilience against future crises’ requires international solidarity and better social protection for all, that covers the poorest and most marginalized as well as those who currently have resources to pay.

  4. Social Security in Chile: the Future of Pensions and the Proposal to Withdraw 10 Per Cent

    17 July 2020

    The proposal to withdraw up to 10 per cent of total individual pension fund savings responds to households’ need to ensure income during the COVID-19 crisis as well as to the wider discussion of the future of the pension system in Chile, according to the ILO experts in this brief.

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    Building back better: Equality at the centre

    16 July 2020

    We must put equality and environmental sustainability at the centre of the recovery phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. © Chassenet / BSIP via AFP 2021

    COVID-19: Social protection systems failing vulnerable groups

    25 March 2020

    Governments must use the momentum created by the COVID-19 pandemic to make rapid progress toward collectively financed, comprehensive, and permanent social-protection systems.

  7. Expansion of Lao People's Democratic Republic’s National Health Insurance accelerates progress towards universal health coverage

    04 February 2020

    Since 2016, Lao People's Democratic Republic’s landmark National Health Insurance Scheme has been progressively scaled up, streamlined and consolidated to deliver on the country’s goal to achieve universal health coverage by 2025.

2017

  1. Social protection in Timor Leste: The difference dialogue can make in protecting the poor

    08 December 2017

    Despite being the youngest nation in Asia, Timor-Leste is taking a proactive and coordinated approach to ensure a better life for its citizens with a national Social Protection Strategy for 2017-2030.