Our Work IconBuilding inclusive social protection systems in Asia and the Pacific

Despite significant expansion of social protection coverage across Asia and the Pacific, some 60 percent of people are still excluded from adequate social protection, the Asian Development Bank estimates. In...

Publication IconHow to Implement Inclusive Social Protection Schemes

The practical guidance How to Implement Inclusive Social Protection Schemes outlines the need for effective operational delivery to ensure the right amount of money is paid to the right person at...

Publication IconHow to Design Inclusive Social Protection Systems

The policy guide sets out a step-by-step process of extending coverage in order to realise the right to social security for all, citing a number of examples including Nepal, a low-income nation that introduced an old age pension for everyone aged 75 years and over and a scheme for widows aged 60 years.

Publication IconWhy We Need Social Protection

This e-learning guide, developed by UNESCAP with Development Pathways, raises awareness of the role social protection systems can play in tackling poverty.