Employment & Social Protection

  • Weavers at work

    Strong job growth and social protection are essential to achieving inclusive, sustainable, and broad-based economic growth. By creating quality jobs with access to social protection and basic worker rights, a country can reduce inequality and improve the overall standard of living of its people. This inclusive economic growth supports greater consumption and investment, contributing to a virtuous cycle of sustained economic growth.

Our Role

Through its multilateral and bilateral engagements, ILAB:

  • Promotes a greater understanding of the key role that quality employment and social protection  play in inclusive economic growth;
  • Advances efforts aimed at fostering employment creation and developing and implementing effective social protection programs;
  • Promotes respect for the fundamental rights of all workers;
  • Works with other governments to exchange best practices on key employment and labor issues;
  • Conducts research and disseminates findings on effective labor and employment policies.