The Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognizes everyone’s right to social security, and there is a growing consensus about the benefits that good social protection coverage can provide.
Yet, global estimates show that only a fraction of the population has adequate social protection coverage. Countries around the world are engaged in debate over how they can best adapt their social protection systems to meet the needs of ageing populations, the demands of globalization and changes in economic and employment conditions. The training activities of the Centre strengthen the capacity of ILO constituents and other ILO stakeholders to take part in this debate and to develop concrete strategies and approaches to promote access to social protection for all.
Quantitative specialists working for public pension schemes will be trained to develop and build their own scheme-specific model based on the ILO's generic models. Read More
Communicating labour rights
The residential phase of a training activity for media professionals on communicating labour rights will take place from 21 to 23 August 2017 in Livingstone, Zambia. Read More
Meeting of the ISLSSL Research Groups’ Coordinators
The coordinators of the seven international Research Groups of the International Society for Labour and Social Security Law (ISLSSL) meet on 3 February 2017 on the ITCILO campus to discuss and organize the activities related to the international research groups in view of the forthcoming events of the Society Read More
ACTION-Project Portugal in Action!
As 2016 draws to a close, we can say it was one of success for the ACTION-Portugal Project implemented by the Programme on Social Protection, Governance and Tripartism of the ILO’s International Training Centre and by the Social Protection Department of the ILO in Geneva. Read More