Resources on social protection

  1. The new ILO Country Director pays courtesy calls to ILO constituents in Indonesia

    29 February 2024

    Simrin Singh, the new ILO Country Director for Indonesia and Timor-Leste, paid courtesy calls to the tripartite constituents and relevant partners in Indonesia.

  2. Launched, the new Agroforestry Skills project to improve youth integration in the Timor-Leste’s labour market

    28 February 2024

    The ILO and its social partners, with support from the European Union, promote skills development for youth and women in Agroforestry sector in Timor-Leste.

  3. Navigating hardship: Lebanon's agricultural workers in the absence of social protection

    27 February 2024

    The story of Tony Al Hazoury and his struggle for a decent life.

  4. Timor-Leste launches its Social Security Portal

    22 February 2024

    The Government of Timor-Leste, with support from the ILO, launches its Social Security Portal in three languages, providing easy access to information to all people of Timor-Leste.

  5. High unemployment rates to worsen despite optimistic economic outlook in Arab States

    20 February 2024

    While many economies in the Arab States region continue their post-pandemic recovery, recovery of the labour market lags behind, requiring concerted efforts to intensify diversification and to create jobs in more resilient sectors, a new ILO report finds.

  6. © Ramasomanana / UNICEF 2024

    1.4 billion children globally missing out on basic social protection, according to latest data

    14 February 2024

    Fewer than 1-in-10 children in low-income countries have access to child benefits, leaving them vulnerable to disease, education gaps, poor nutrition, poverty and inequality.

  7. ILO-trained outreach officials boost social security registration among wage workers in Jordan

    12 February 2024

    The capacity-building initiative supports the extension of social security rights of Jordanian and non-Jordanian workers–including refugees

  8. Navigating hardship: Lebanon's agricultural workers in the absence of social protection

    08 February 2024

    No rest in old age. The story of Chawki Boustani, who is still farming at 91.

  9. © Ramasomanana / UNICEF 2024

    The transformative potential of expanding child benefits coverage to eliminate child poverty

  10. © ILO 2024

    My work with earthquake survivors in Türkiye gives me purpose

    06 February 2024

    When multiple earthquakes struck Türkiye and Syria on 6 February 2023, Jin Dawod set to work matching survivors with therapists through her platform Peace Therapist. A Syrian refugee living in Türkiye, she knows first-hand how critical psycho-social support is to help people recover from trauma.