Improving synergies between social protection and public finance management

The European Union, in partnership with the International Labour Organization, UNICEF and the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors, is implementing a thematic flagship programme aimed to strengthen social protection systems and ensure sustainable financing while improving public finance management. The initiative is currently being implemented in 18 countries and has immediately reoriented funds to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Social Protection Monitor

Know more about the responses to the COVID-19 crisis around the world

Strengthening national systems

Find out how we supported governments in over 115 countries during the pandemic

Social protection data dashboard

Access statistics and data on social protection and Sustainable Development Goals indicators


Launch of the programme

A virtual conference took place on 1st December 2020 to mark the launch of the programme Improving Synergies Between Social Protection and Public Finance Management.

“Building back better must start with the unfinished business of social protection for all.”

Guy Ryder

Director-General, ILO