Iraq and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have signed the first Iraq Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP), as the country recovers from decades of conflict. The Programme, which runs from 2019 to 2023, supports national initiatives to promote decent work and strengthen Iraq’s capacity to mainstream decent work in social and economic policies. It will be implemented through close partnerships between the ILO and employers’ and workers’ representatives in the country.

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This Toolkit was developed with the aim of raising awareness about ILO social security standards and promoting their ratification as well as increasing their impact and application in national contexts. The toolkit provides very practical and useful insights as to the ratification procedure, model instruments of ratification as well as interactive information on the relevance and key provisions of these standards.

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The Overseas Workers Welfare Association in the Philippines: Social protection provision for migrant workers

The overseas workers welfare fund in Sri Lanka

BLOG: Experts on labour matters have said that sustainable social protection systems would become increasingly critical to provide support in a fast-changing world of work.

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The Social Security Board says it is cooperating with the International Labour Organization (ILO) to implement an all-inclusive social security system in Myanmar. Reforms will be made to social security information, management, health assistance and legal affairs, said U Maung Maung Aye, director general of the board.

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Bilateral agreements: A tool for enhancing social protection for migrant workers