is a source of socioeconomic development and an important instrument used for crisis management.
Only Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Timor-Leste will have to make trade-offs among the different social protection
investments given their fiscal constraints.
for anyone in need, at any age, helps ensure against that threat,' said Deborah Greenfield, ILO Deputy Director-General.
The most significant Social Protection
Expenditure functions was for the elderly for illness/healthcare, which combined, constituted 67.3% of welfare benefits (compared to 67.4% in 2015).
The views on social protection
and main areas of state policy involving progressive methods of support of families, children and people with disabilities were exchanged at the meeting.
The Principal Secretary for Social Protection
, Pensions and Senior Citizens, Ms Susan Mochache, said the Ministry is verifying details of the additional people to ensure that they qualify before the funds are released."We have recruited four banks Kenya Commercial Bank, Equity Bank, Cooperative Bank and Post Bank to help the ministry pay the funds to the elderly persons," she said.
Eight Member States -- Finland, France, Denmark, Austria, Italy, Greece, Sweden and Belgium -- devoted at least 20 per cent of GDP to social protection
, while Ireland, Lithuania, Romania, Latvia, Malta, the Czech Republic and Bulgaria each spent less than 13 per cent of GDP on social protection
The new program focuses, in particular, on the effectiveness and coherence of Palestine's social protection
system through focusing on improving the social services that in turn will contribute to the goal of ending poverty in all its forms in Palestine, in line with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
Turkey was surpassed by all EU countries based on the ratio of social protection
support to GDP.
In recent years, social protection
has become part and parcel of the development response across the globe.
, economic growth and social change; goals, issues and trajectories in China, India, Brazil and South Africa.