The International Labour Conference adopts landmark instruments on violence and harassment and a Declaration on the future of work. The Conference concluded its two-week session, which marked the Centenary of the ILO. The Centenary...

On International Widow's day, marked on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is asking everyone to reflect on the "economic hardship and increased vulnerability" of these bereaved women and ensure "they are not left out or...

Argentina will ensure the sustainability and effectiveness of its social protection programs with a $600 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank. The goal is to guarantee the sustainability of money disbursement...

Qatari envoy says $4 million will instead be allocated to 'sustainable projects to be announced in the future' Postal banks in the Gaza Strip were to...

Vietnam has specific regulations on maternity leave that are unique to the country. Overall, Vietnam’s maternity laws are employee friendly and are set in place to ensure that employees are protected during and after child-bearing....

Sustainable social protection systems will become increasingly critical to provide support in a fast-changing world of work, speakers told a high-level forum at the Centenary International Labour Conference. Participants at a forum...

Automatic enrolment into workplace pensions, which started in 2012, has turbo-boosted the numbers of people who are now in the habit of saving for their retirement. Around nine in 10 people automatically enrolled have chosen to stay...

Alper Küçük and Nils Grede provide insight into the use of the EU’s Facility for Refugees in Turkey, which enables much-needed cash transfers to one and a half million vulnerable refugees living in host communities in Turkey. One of...

In remarks marking the World Refugee Day, an international observance on June 20 each year, Sheikh Hamdan said the UAE leadership is following in the footsteps of late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan by consistently working on...

Emmanuel Macron is taking aim at French unemployment benefits, sparking the wrath of the country’s labor unions just as...

BLOG: Greater dependency ratios may imply pensions reform - but not that it be unfair. Europe is turning grey. By 2060 over a quarter of the EU’s population will be over 65. Ageing is accelerating as the baby-boom generation retires...

OPINION:  La protección social de todos los dominicanos y residentes, constituye un mandato de la Ley 87-01, y un gran reto que merece un tratamiento especial de las fuerzas vivas del país, y muy particularmente, de los partidos...