Social protection and labor systems buffer individuals from shocks and equip them to improve their livelihoods and create opportunities, building a better life for themselves and their families.
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February 4, 2015 — With almost 100,000 young people looking for work each year in the coming decade, three key factors are important to ensuring better opportunities for all in Laos: having an educated work force, raising agriculture productivity, and creating attractive jobs.Read More »
November 19, 2014 — World Bank Group President Jim Kim talked about the importance of safety nets, highlighting Mexico's leadership in providing assistance through a cash transfer program called Oportunidades. Read More »
The new Social Protection & Labor Strategy lays out a path to deepen the World Bank's involvement, capacity, knowledge and impact in helping developing countries build social protection and labor systems.