News, articles and events

  1. Social protection

    Indonesia shares progress of its social protection system reform at a global forum

    29 March 2023

    Indonesia together with other ILO Member States shares their progress and challenges in increasing social protection while calling for urgent global financing and partnership to accelerate the expansion of coverage to billions of people.

  2. Social protection

    Bangladesh government launches first employment injury scheme pilot in the garment sector

    21 June 2022

    A transformative approach towards an employment injury scheme for all.

  3. © Kate Holt / Solidarity Center 2023

    International Domestic Workers Day

    Only six per cent of domestic workers have comprehensive social protection, says ILO

    16 June 2022

    Domestic workers make an important contribution to society, providing vital care for families and households, but they remain undervalued.

  4. © Vitor Marinho 2023

    Social protection

    ILO reaches ratification target for landmark social security Convention

    08 November 2021

    Paraguay has become the 60th country to ratify the flagship ILO social security Convention, No.102, reaching a target set in 2012 by the ILO’s Governing Body.

  5. News

    The UNGC and the ILO have identified key business practices to improve occupational safety and health (OSH).

    30 September 2021

    On September 30, 2021, a briefing note and an educational video have been released by the United Nations Global Compact and the International Labour Organization to address the role that businesses can play in ensuring safe and healthy workplaces.

  6. Press release

    Building employment injury protection for platform workers

    27 April 2021

    The ILO Country Office in Beijing and MOHRSS organized a Research Seminar on Employment Injury Insurance for Workers in the Platform Economy aimed at sharing experiences and providing recommendations for a national regulatory framework for employment injury coverage of platform workers in China.

  7. Event

    Research Seminar on Employment Injury Insurance (EII) for Workers in the Platform Economy

    Worldwide, only 35.4% of the labour force is covered "by law" for employment injury insurance. The challenge of extending employment injury protection remains of high importance in many countries. In China, coverage of employment injury insurance (EII) is still relatively low when compared to the success in the expansion of coverage of employee pension schemes.