Publications and tools


  1. Aligning Skills Development and National Social Protection Systems.

    03 November 2023

    Coordination between social protection, employment and skills policies is a hallmark of systems that successfully empower individuals to deal with important work and life transitions.

  2. Intervention Model: The eight-step process to negotiating a social security agreement

    20 October 2023

  3. Unemployment insurance in Indonesia: Challenges and recommendations

    19 October 2023

    The Government Regulation states that a periodical assessment of the JKP scheme to improve its policy design and its implementation is to be carried out every two years, and this paper aims to contribute analysis of and recommendations for JKP as part of this assessment review.

  4. Feasibility study on an unemployment insurance system for Indonesia: Institutional and operational aspects

    19 October 2023

    This feasibility report was prepared and submitted to the Government of Indonesia in 2020 to provide advice and guidance on the planning and implementation of an effective employment insurance (EI) scheme for Indonesia.

  5. A global fund for social protection. Lessons from the diverse experiences of global health, agriculture and climate funds

    06 October 2023

    This study aims to understand the experiences of setting up global funds across the health, climate and agriculture sectors and identify lessons to be learned from them that can guide further thinking about the implementation of a prospective global fund for social protection.

  6. 100 years of social protection: The road to universal social protection systems and floors

    15 September 2023

    Volume 2: 52 country cases

  7. Guidance note: Using Migrant Welfare Funds as a social protection instrument – potential and limitations?

    06 September 2023

  8. Feasibility study on the enrolment of refugees and asylum seekers in the Egyptian Universal Health Insurance Scheme (UHIS)

    29 August 2023

    This study presents a review of the situation of refugees and asylum seekers in Egypt to assess the feasibility of including them in the universal health insurance scheme (UHIS) launched in 2018.

  9. Social health protection in Nepal: State of play and recommendations towards universal extension of coverage

    28 July 2023

    The report provides recommendations for universal extension of social health protection coverage.

  10. Infographic: Investing in social protection for economic growth: Multipliers of social protection - Nepal country case study

    21 July 2023

  11. Policy Brief Investing in Social Protection for Economic Growth: Multipliers of Social Protection - Nepal country case study

    21 July 2023

    The policy brief focuses on the central role of social protection in boosting Nepal's economic growth in an inclusive and sustainable way.

  12. Cours en ligne gratuit - La protection sociale universelle: une réalité pour tous

    19 July 2023

  13. Infographic: Extending social protection for all in Nepal: An analysis of protection gaps

    04 July 2023

    The infographic highlights key numbers and findings from the report - Extending social protection for all in Nepal: An analysis of protection gaps.

  14. Republic of Indonesia: Report to the Government – Financial assessment of the social security pension schemes administered by BPJS Ketenagakerjaan as of 31 December 2020 and costing of sickness and maternity benefits

    26 June 2023

    This report analyses existing provision and its future evolution and recommends an effective multi-tier pension system that covers all residents and provides adequate pensions on a sustainable basis.

  15. Reforming end-of-service indemnity for migrant workers in Member States of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC)

    23 June 2023

    Policy options for the progressive realization of international social security standards

  16. Review of National Social Protection Legislation and Legal Frameworks for Migrant Workers in the Gulf Countries

    23 June 2023

    Extending social protection to migrant workers in the Gulf Countries

  17. Digital transformation of social security administration and services: A comparative analysis of Australia, Canada, Denmark and France

    19 June 2023

  18. Social insurance and climate change in Indonesia: Implications for Adaptive Social Protection ambitions

    08 June 2023

    Among the wide range of possible roles of social insurance, this report aims to explore the potential of social insurance schemes in addressing climate risk and minimizing the impacts of related shocks in Indonesia.

  19. Extending social protection to migrant workers in the Arab region

    07 June 2023

    An analysis of existing barriers and good practices in light of international social security standards. This research paper aims to examine barriers to the social security of migrant workers in the Arab region, identify current practices and chart possible avenue for progressive reform.

  20. Social protection coverage for national and migrant workers in the Arab World

    07 June 2023

    The factsheet highlights important points such as the coverage for old age, disability, and survivors, employment injury, sickness, medical care, maternity, unemployment, and family benefits.