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iSocial Foundation. Innovation in the social services sector 2023-06-30 spain Innovation capacity https://isocial.cat/en/ pmassetti
Digital Platform Observatory - Establishing workers representation and social dialogue in the platform and app economy 2023-06-28 Europe

The digital platform observatory is a joint initiative of ETUC, IRES and ASTREES, funded by the European Commission. It brings together trade unionists, experts, activists, specialists of workers representation and collective action in the  platform economy.

digital platforms https://digitalplatformobservatory.org/ xaltamirano_rosas
Beyond Applause? Improving Working Conditions in Long-Term Care 2023-06-27

oecd.org (June 2023) This report presents an in-depth cross-country analysis of how long-term care workers fare along the different dimensions of job quality. In the initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the applause for care workers was a clear expression of the strong recognition of their…

Health Published_SS_Monitor https://www.oecd.org/investment/beyond-applause-improving-working-conditions-in… pmassetti
Social Protection in East Asia and Pacific: From Evidence to Action for Children | UNICEF East Asia and Pacific 2023-06-26 Asia

This book documents the results and impact of the Social Protection Support Initiative at the UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office. The initiative has been instrumental in advancing the development of evidence-based social protection policies in the region. It was devised with the…

Children https://www.unicef.org/eap/reports/social-protection-east-asia-and-pacific-evid… pmassetti
UK. Fifth of savers want oil excluded from their pensions 2023-06-23 united kingdom

pensionpolicyinternational.com (19.06.2023) A growing number of pension savers would like to see the oil sector completely excluded from their pension fund’s investments. Some 21 per cent of pension savers say they want oil to be axed from their pension, according to a survey from online pension…

Pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.pensionpolicyinternational.com/uk-fifth-of-savers-want-oil-excluded… pmassetti
Shock-Responsive Social Protection 2023-06-22 india

UNICEF India (May 2023) This document aims to present a selection of case studies from India and other countries showing how Shock-Responsive Social Protection approaches have been used in response to disasters and shocks, including climate change induced risks and the recent COVID-19 pandemic.…

Shocks & extreme events Published_SS_Monitor https://www.unicef.org/india/reports/shock-responsive-social-protection pmassetti
Gigpedia - Gigpedia 2023-06-20

Gigpedia provides an overview of available information about the global platform economy. You will find information about existing legislation, court cases and ratings of labour standards for specific platforms. The data at Gigpedia was collected by leading research organisations in the field,…

digital platforms https://gigpedia.org/#gsc.tab=0 xaltamirano_rosas
Gig economy workers need banking support - 2023-06-20

New regulations in Singapore will mean some of Asia’s largest fintechs will have to comply with stricter new rules on supporting their gig economy staff. But across the industry worldwide, these employees are missing out on vital access to financial services. Under the new rules, to be…

digital platforms https://www.thebanker.com/Gig-economy-workers-need-banking-support-1680162098 xaltamirano_rosas
Social insurance and climate change in Indonesia: Implications for Adaptive Social Protection ambitions 2023-06-19

Among the wide range of possible roles of social insurance, this report aims to explore the potential of social insurance schemes in addressing climate risk and minimizing the impacts of related shocks in Indonesia.

https://www.ilo.org/jakarta/whatwedo/publications/WCMS_884668/lang--en/index.htm pmassetti
Built to Include: Reimagining Social Protection in the Middle East and North Africa 2023-06-19 Africa, arabic countries

worldbank.org (June 2023) Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, limited work opportunities and low-productivity informal work have played a significant role in increasing poverty and vulnerability in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. While job creation depends on a dynamic,…

Published_SS_Monitor https://www.worldbank.org/en/region/mena/publication/built-to-include-reimagini… pmassetti
Towards Digital Transformation for Universal Health Coverage 2023-06-16

ids.ac.uk (01.06.2023) The Covid-19 pandemic has re-emphasised the need to ensure equitable access to safe, effective and affordable health services. The very rapid shift to the use of smartphone apps and telephone consultations (telemedicine) has highlighted the potential impact of digital…

Health universal health coverage Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/20.500.12413/18004 pmassetti
Korea: Rapid population aging to accelerate income inequity: BOK 2023-06-15 korea, Republic of

The Korea Times (14.06.2023) Income inequality in Korea is likely to accelerate due to a rapidly aging population, according to a report released by the Bank of Korea (BOK) on Wednesday. The report revealed that income inequality among households has worsened by 30 percent over the past 25 years…

Old-age pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/biz/2023/06/602_352961.html pmassetti
EU: Rights for platform workers: Council agrees its position 2023-06-12 european union

consilium.europa.eu (12.06.2023) The Council is ready to start negotiations with the European Parliament on a new law that will help millions of gig workers gain access to employment rights. Today, ministers for employment and social affairs agreed on the Council’s general approach for a…

Employment status, Transparency of working rules digital platforms Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2023/06/12/rights-for-p… pmassetti
SSNIT expands coverage of basic social security scheme to self-employed persons 2023-05-15 ghana

News Ghana (10.05.2023) The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has launched the Self-Employed Enrolment Drive (SEED), a product geared towards expanding coverage of the basic national social security scheme to self-employed Ghanaians. Dr John Ofori-Koranteng, Director-General…

self-employed Published_SS_Monitor https://newsghana.com.gh/ssnit-expands-coverage-of-basic-social-security-scheme… pmassetti
Joining Forces for Gender Equality : What is Holding us Back? 2023-05-12

 OECD iLibrary (May 2023) OECD countries continue to face persistent gender inequalities in social and economic life. Young women often reach higher levels of education than young men, but remain under-represented in fields with the most lucrative careers. Women spend more time on unpaid work,…

Gender Inequalities Published_SS_Monitor https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/social-issues-migration-health/joining-forces-for… pmassetti
OPSI Innovations - Observatory of Public Sector Innovation 2023-05-11 Innovation capacity https://oecd-opsi.org/case_type/opsi/ pmassetti
Health at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean 2023 2023-05-11 latin america

oecd.org (2023) This second edition of Health at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean, prepared jointly by OECD and the World Bank, presents a set of key indicators of health status, determinants of health, healthcare resources and utilisation, healthcare expenditure and financing, quality…

Health Published_SS_Monitor https://www.oecd.org/health/health-at-a-glance-latin-america-and-the-caribbean-… pmassetti
Migrant Welfare Systems in Africa: Case Studies in Selected African Union Member States: Ethiopia, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius and South Africa 2023-05-04 Africa

IOM (Janv 2023) This report interrogates country-of-origin measures to extend social protection and broader-based support services to African migrant workers abroad. It reflects on the challenges faced by international migrants in accessing social protection and welfare support, and notes that…

Migration Published_SS_Monitor https://publications.iom.int/books/migrant-welfare-systems-africa-case-studies-… pmassetti
World Development Report 2023: Migrants, Refugees, and Societies 2023-05-02

worldbank.org (2023) As the world struggles to cope with global economic imbalances, diverging demographic trends, and climate change, migration will become a necessity in the decades to come for countries at all levels of income. If managed well, migration can be a force for prosperity and can…

Published_SS_Monitor https://www.worldbank.org/en/publication/wdr2023 pmassetti
‘Aging population holds economic prosperity for Nigerians, others 2023-05-02

guardian.ng (25.04.2023) Individuals across the globe, especially in developed countries, are aging at an unprecedented pace, making many countries increasingly reliant on migration to realise their long-term growth potential, says a new report from the World Bank. The ‘World Development Report…

Published_SS_Monitor https://guardian.ng/business-services/aging-population-holds-economic-prosperit… pmassetti
Eurofound Platform Economy Database 2023-04-28 Europe

Eurofound’s platform economy database provides information on 296 initiatives and court cases that exist or have been implemented in relation to activities in the platform economy. The database was last updated in February 2023 and provides metadata for each entry, such as geographical scope,…

digital platforms https://apps.eurofound.europa.eu/platformeconomydb/ pmassetti
UNDESA World Social Report 2023 :Leaving no one behind un a ageing world 2023-04-25

un.org (2023) Population ageing is a defining global trend of our time. People are living longer, and more are older than ever before. Spectacular improvements in health and survival and reductions in fertility have driven this momentous shift, which has begun or is expected to begin soon in all…

Old-age pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.un.org/development/desa/dspd/world-social-report/2023-2.html pmassetti
Can social protection tackle emerging risks from climate change, and how? A framework and a critical review 2023-04-25

Climate Risk Management (2023) Climate change is transforming the risks individuals and households face, with potentially profound socioeconomic consequences such as increased poverty, inequality, and social instability. Social protection is a policy tool that governments use to help individuals…

Published_SS_Monitor https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221209632300027X pmassetti
France: Retraites : une réforme controversée à l'impact incertain 2023-04-24 france

Sciences Po (14.04.2023) La réforme des retraites 2023, un sujet qui est au cœur de l’actualité et des préoccupations des citoyens depuis des mois. Une conférence organisée le 5 avril 2023 à Sciences Po a réuni des chercheuses et chercheurs de différentes disciplines s. Ce moment riche de la…

Pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.sciencespo.fr/fr/actualites/reforme-retraites-2023-quels-enjeux-et-… pmassetti
By the numbers: Europe’s pensions problem 2023-04-21 Europe

politico.eu (21.04.2023) The present and future of retirement ages across the Continent, in figures and charts.

Pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.politico.eu/article/europe-pensions-problem-france-reform/ pmassetti