100 years of social protection: The road to universal social protection systems and floors

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This book is a compendium of country studies describing how national social protection systems have evolved over time, and how international social security standards and the development of comprehensive national legal frameworks contribute to creating coherent and inclusive social security systems. The compendium shows how national ownership is key to developing sustainable social protection systems, and the importance of social dialogue in that process. It further describes how countries have adapted their social protection systems to meet the major challenges of our time: persistent informality, climate change, multiple crises, and fiscal pressures. 

These country studies focus on innovative solutions for overcoming the policy and implementation challenges that policymakers around the world may face. Some of the case studies describe integrated policy, financing and coordination approaches that are great examples of the Global Accelerator approach. 

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