Social Security for All. Investing in social justice and economic development

Organization(s): ILO
Author: ILO
Regions: World
Year: 2009
Language: English

This paper sets out the policy vision of the ILO that underpins its activities in the context of the Global Campaign on Social Security and Coverage for All. The objective of this policy briefing is to contribute to the global debate between social security stakeholders, researchers, practitioners and decision-makers as to how to provide a meaningful form of social security to the majority of the world’s population and to ensure that the human right to social security can be made a reality in the shortest possible time.

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