Social security system of Ukraine in 2014–15 and beyond: towards effective social protection floors

Organization(s): ILO
Author: ILO
Regions: Eastern Europe
Country: Ukraine
Year: 2016
Language: English

This report presents a review of the recent changes made to the Ukrainian social security system between 2014 and 2015 and of the planned future reforms in the light of international social security standards. The ILO assessment aims to assist the Ukrainian Government and the social partners in effectively formulating and implementing measures to sustain the social security system under unfavourable socioeconomic and political conditions. This report is organized as follows: Chapter 1 presents the current and forecasted economic and fiscal situation in Ukraine, and its implications for the social security system. Chapter 2 analyses the changes made to the social security system implemented between 2014 and 2015. Chapter 3 reviews these changes and discusses their policy implications. Recommendations derived from the review are intended to enhance the effectiveness of the policy guaranteeing basic income security for all.

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