Global Social Protection Week

100 years of social security: the road to universal social protection

The social protection week will be organized during the “historical” month of the first International Labour Conference that took place from 29 October – 29 November 1919 (with first GB that took place on 27 November 1919). The social protection week will take place in Geneva from 25-29 November 2019 (i.e. after the 337th Session of the Governing Body (that is taking place from 24 Oct 2019 to 7 November 2019).

The social protection week will include the annual meetings of the various networks that the ILO has developed as part of the multi-stakeholder partnership for SDG 1.3. It will also include a number of communication events. It will culminate with the organization of a global conference on “100 years of social security: the road to universal social protection” that will also take stock of the national/regional conferences outcomes.

During the social protection week a number of ILO position papers and publications (e.g. on social protection and the future of work, universal basic income, etc.) will be presented and disseminated.

 

When: 24 - 29 November 2019

Where: ILO Building, Geneva.