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Recommendation on Social Protection Floors: Basic Principles for Innovative Solutions

Resources - Author: Babu P. Remesh, Christina Behrendt, Emmanuelle Saint-Pierre Guilbault, Gabriela Mendizábal Bermúdez, George Letlhokwa Mpedi, Laura Pautassi, Mathias Nyenti, Maya Stern Plaza, Pablo Arellano Ortiz, Stephen Devereux, Tineke Dijkhoff, Veronika Wodsak, Victoire Umuhire, Worawet Suwanrada /

This book assesses the catalogue of principles included in the ILO Recommendation on Social Protection Floors from a legal perspective. Despite the international community’s recognition of social protection as a human right, the vast majority of the world’s population still has no access to social protection. In a major effort...

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The Social Protection Floors Recommendation, 2012 (No. 202): Completing the standards to close the coverage gap

Resources - Author: Emmanuelle Saint-Pierre Guilbault, Ursula Kulke / Year: 2013

Summary: In June 2012, the 101st session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) adopted the Recommendation concerning national floors of social protection, 2012 (No. 202). This article explores the linkages between Recommendation No. 202 and the pre-existing International Labour Organization (ILO) social security standards and its complementarity with these....

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Social Protection and Human Rights