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.

News and Events

Third Ethiopian Federal Social Protection Platform Meeting

16 April 2021
Members of the Federal Social Protection Platform present projects and discuss pathways

Workshop on Disability Inclusive Social Protection in Ethiopia

16-17 April 2021
Series of workshops aims at Organizations of Persons with Disabilities at the national, regional and local levels

Third Reference Group meeting of the SP&PFM project in Ethiopia

8 April 2021
The event aims at updating the reference group members on the project’s progress during 2020 and the work plan for 2021

Consultative Workshop on Social Protection in Ethiopia

11-13 March 2021
Discussion focuses on challenges and opportunities for progressively building up the country’s social protection system


Global launch of the programme

High-level pannel was held with the participation of partners engaged in country projects

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

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

Guy Ryder

Director-General, ILO

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