03/10/2021 12:29 PM

Africa is the region with the lowest social security coverage rates. Efforts are underway to extend coverage to all workers covered neither by contributory nor by non-contributory social protection. Innovations by social security institutions prove to be instrumental in reaching out to these workers and to meet their priorities and needs.

02/10/2021 12:35 PM

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has published the Annual Review 2020/21. The report naturally focuses on how social security institutions around the world have responded to the COVID-19 crisis and how the ISSA has supported its global membership in these efforts.

02/10/2021 07:35 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and exacerbated the social protection gap between countries with high and low income levels.

09/07/2021 11:15 AM

First of its kind regional study highlights policy readiness of Association of Southeast Asian Nations to green their economies and areas where additional policies are required to capture full potential of shift towards green jobs and a just transition.

16/06/2021 03:55 PM

World leaders and representatives from governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations will speak at the virtual International Labour Conference World of Work Summit that will take place 17–18 June.

15/06/2021 07:55 PM

On the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Domestic Workers’ Convention, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed continued vulnerabilities of domestic workers in the labour market.

15/06/2021 04:30 PM

A new ILO report estimates that between 2017 and 2019 the number of people migrating for work internationally increased from 164 to 169 million.

25/05/2021 02:00 PM

Dr Kidong Park, WHO Representative in Vietnam, has granted an exclusive interview to the Vietnam News Agency on the Vietnamese government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and WHO’s support for Vietnam in the effort.

Extending social security coverage to all workers in Africa

The year in review: Supporting our members through the pandemic

World Social Protection Report 2020-22: More than 4 billion people still lack any social protection, ILO report finds

Further policy strengthening required for green jobs to meet full ASEAN potential

World leaders to address ILO’s World of Work Summit

10 years on, domestic workers still fight for equality and decent work

Global labour migration increases by five million

WHO closely monitors ongoing pandemic outbreak in Vietnam: Kidong Park