Improving synergies between social protection and public finance management


Celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD)

An event to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is organized by Federation of Ethiopian Associations of Persons with Disabilities (FEAPD) and will take place in Dire...

New SP&PFM project launched in Zambia to extend social health insurance coverage to the poor and vulnerable

Lauching of the SP&PFM in Zambia on the 22nd June 2022.The SP&PFM project in Zambia is supporting the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIMA) in estimating the cost of expanding coverage...

Ugandan legislators and policymakers strengthen capacity in social protection financing

Legislator explaining factors that influence financing for social protectionA total of 50 Ugandan legislators and policymakers attended a training activity on Social Protection Financing and...

Paraguay has a new tool for collecting information about social vulnerabilities

Following three years of development and support provided by specialists from 27 government offices, the Paraguay's Technical Unit of the Social Cabinet (UTGS) has deployed the social protection...


Financing and extending social protection in Senegal. Progress and challenges (in French)

Understanding employment insurance and active labour market policies in Myanmar (in English)

Proposal for a comprehensive unemployment protection system in Peru (in Spanish)

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.

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

Guy Ryder

Director-General, ILO

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