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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September 24, 2014 — Securing good jobs for youth is a global priority. For the first time, development partners, the private sector and NGOs are joining forces to address youth employment. Join live on October 8, 12pm EST.Read More »
September 11, 2014 — An evaluation conducted by the World Bank's Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund in Mozambique finds children who attend preschool have improved cognitive and linguistic skills, ensuring school readiness. 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.