blog iconWorld Bank policy review promises a future where incomes are insecure

A World Bank policy review has risks both for employment rights and the right to social protection, warns Peter Bakvis. The World Bank decided last year to devote the 2019 edition of its flagship annual policy review publication, the World Development Report, to the theme of the future of work.  Preparation...

Publication IconThe Mbao Pension Plan: Savings for the Informal-Sector

Social protection schemes in Kenya are both Government-run and private, and consist of tax-financed schemes such as the Inuda Jamii Senior Citizens’ Grant, contributory schemes such as the National Social...

News IconRoutes to social protection for informal economy workers mapped out, as Pathways offers a way

Social protection coverage of the world’s 2bn informal economy workers must be improved by ensuring that social insurance systems are adapted to their needs, according to a new report from the OECD and the...