We recently added a number of new expert commentaries which explore crosscutting issues of social protection and human rights to the Platform.
- Beyond a Production- and Productivity-Centred View on Technological Progress by Ilcheong Yi looks at technological advancements and exploring the role of social policy in ensuring that enjoyment of social protection is not negatively affected by job loss due to automation.
- Fiscal Austerity, Consolidation and Economic Crises: Human rights implications and policy responses by Katja Hujo looks at the role of the State in ensuring that it continues to perform its role as a duty bearer, even in times of economic crisis and austerity.
- Ageing and the Workplace: challenges and opportunities in social protection by Peter Gosselin and Richard Johnson examines the rights of people to continue to access decent work as they age and provides recommendations on how governments and employers can ensure enjoyment of this right.
- Why Human Rights-Based Social Protection is Needed in Climate Change Responses: A Just Transition by Dunja Krause explores how climate justice, human rights and social protection are interconnected and cannot be achieved without one another.
To explore all the expert commentaries, visit here.