Publications and tools

2021

  1. World Social Protection Report 2020–22: Regional companion report for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

    30 November 2021

    This regional companion report for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is intended to complement the ILO’s World Social Protection Report 2021–22. Social Protection at the Crossroads – in Pursuit of a Better Future. The regional companion report first gives a global perspective that is taken from the main report and outlines recent developments in social protection systems worldwide. It then highlights key developments, challenges and priorities for social protection in the MENA region.

  2. A guide for employment services practical training package for employment services staff in Indonesia

    30 November 2021

    This practical training package is design to improve the basic capacity of Employment Services staff members in order to provide better services to their clients – jobseekers and employers.

  3. A guide for employment services theoretical (e-learning) training package for employment services staff in Indonesia

    30 November 2021

    This theoretical training package is design to improve the basic capacity of Employment Services staff members in order to provide better services to their clients – jobseekers and employers.

  4. Reforms of the employment insurance system of the Republic of Korea to cope with the COVID-19 crisis

    25 November 2021

    COVID-19 pandemic that caused massive unemployment has forced countries to review their employment policy and protection system. This paper summarized efforts taken by Republic of Korea in reforming their employment protection system during the pandemic.

  5. Africa Regional Social Protection Strategy, 2021-2025

    16 November 2021

    Towards 40 % – a social protection coverage acceleration framework to achieve the SDGs

  6. Intervention Model: For extending social protection to refugees and asylum seekers

    08 November 2021

  7. Intervention Model: For extending social protection to migrant domestic workers

    08 November 2021

  8. Extending Social Protection to Migrant Workers, Refugees, and their Families: Guide for Policymakers and Practitioners

    08 November 2021

    This new ILO global Guide provides an overview of policy options and country practices to extend social protection to migrant workers, refugees and their families.

  9. Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All: Report of the first phase 2016 - 2020

    07 October 2021

  10. Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All: Strategy for the second phase (2021-2025)

    07 October 2021

  11. World Social Protection Report 2020-22: Social protection at the crossroads – in pursuit of a better future

    01 September 2021

    This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of recent developments in social protection systems, including social protection floors, and covers the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  12. Extending social security to workers in the informal economy: Lessons from international experience

    29 June 2021

    For most workers in the informal economy, the lack of social protection is a challenge not only in their daily struggles to make ends meet but in their aspirations to obtain decent work, rights and dignity. For the societies in which they live, the lack of social protection coverage weakens social justice and undermines inclusive growth and the realization of human rights.

  13. Actuarial analysis of a proposed unemployment insurance scheme in Indonesia

    22 June 2021

    The report assesses the cost of implementing an unemployment insurance (UI) scheme in Indonesia and identifies which factors influence the cost of such a scheme. This report considers a specific design option for the UI scheme, as well as alternative design options and scenarios.

  14. Building social protection systems: International standards and human rights instruments

    19 May 2021

    A reference for practitioners, policymakers and other stakeholders, as well as a guidebook for the general public.

  15. Extending social protection to the cultural and creative sector

    13 May 2021

    Workers in the cultural and creative sector often lack effective access to social protection.

  16. Tripartite Round Table on Pension Trends and Reforms (30 November-2 December 2020 and 4 December)

    04 May 2021

  17. Social Protection in the Cultural and Creative Sector - Country Practices and Innovations

    20 April 2021

  18. Extending social security to workers in the informal economy. Information and awareness

    15 March 2021

    If workers and employers do not know what social protection schemes are available to them, what their rights and responsibilities are and how they can access such schemes, then social protection policies and programmes have little chance of succeeding. Limited access to information and awareness may significantly hinder the extension of social security.

  19. Extending social security to domestic workers

    12 March 2021

    Key lessons learned from international experience

  20. Extending social security to workers in the informal economy

    12 March 2021

    Key lessons learned from international experience