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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May 20, 2015 — World Bank report demonstrates that it is possible to reach the poorest and most vulnerable people with safety net programs, and provides lessons for the effective use of targeting methods.Read More »
March 10, 2015 — The countries in Central Europe and the Baltics are aging faster than those in the rest of the EU. Early, coordinated policy initiatives covering labor markets, pensions, healthcare, and more can help. 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.