As of January, the National Social Insurance Fund has accumulated 1.4 trillion tenge (US$3.7 billion) and is reaching 6.126 million citizens, or 70.3 percent of the country’s working population, said Vice Minister of Labour and...

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law mandating free access to technical-vocational education in order to address job-skills mismatch and unemployment in the country. Duterte signed Republic Act 11230 or the Tulong-Trabaho Act...

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) commits additional US$ 640,000 to support UNICEF humanitarian action in Niger. The country continues to face acute and chronic humanitarian crises that are unlikely to...

More than half of the world's population lacks access to essential health care, while only 29 percent have comprehensive social security coverage, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said Tuesday in a new report. Globally,...

El gran guiño a la igualdad de Pedro Sánchez llegó en el último Consejo de Ministros antes de la disolución de las Cortes y a una semana del 8 de Marzo, en el que el movimiento feminista vuelve a llamar a la huelga. El Gobierno ha...

The constrained fiscal framework under which Jamaica has operated for an extended period of time is bearing fruit. There is a once-in-a-generation alignment of all the key macroeconomic indicators in the right direction, and...

For many years now, Rwanda has implemented well-designed social security policies that have contributed to better livelihoods, provided protection, engendered confidence and commitment at work, and spurred community and economic...

About 34,000 vulnerable rural households in Sierra Leone will benefit from a new US$72.6 million project that aims to improve food and nutrition security and raise the incomes of smallholder farmers by modernizing agriculture, increasing production...

Nearly 30,000 vulnerable households will be better equipped to deal with the fragility created by past conflict and the impacts of climate change thanks to a US$29 million project announced today that aims to improve food and...

Qatar will not be giving Hamas $15 million this month, after Israel last month expressed opposition to the continued payments to the terror group, which distributes the Qatari cash to the families of terrorists – but the Gulf...

The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Azerbaijan plans to start allocating disability pensions through an electronic system in March, Trend reports referring to the ministry. Work on the preparation of relevant electronic infrastructure is...

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has announced that the maternity leave granted to mothers have now been increased to six months.