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publication Inter-Agency Social Protection Assessments (ISPA)

ISPA tools support countries in building coherent social protection systems, ensuring complementarity between initiatives, coordination across sectors, sufficient scale for addressing needs as well as strengthening effective and efficient service delivery systems. ISPA tools have been developed by the world’s leading social protection specialists from more than 20 international organizations and development partners, with strong partnership from Governments. 2016

publication Social protection assessment-based national dialogue. A global guide

This guide helps users to conduct assessment-based national dialogue (ABND) exercises, which are the first step towards implementing nationally defined social protection floors (SPFs). The ABND exercise is based on national multi-stakeholder dialogue concerning social protection strategies, challenges and concrete areas of action. It offers a unique opportunity for UN agencies to build on the synergies of one another and deliver as “One UN” for more efficiency and greater impact. ILO, 2016

publicationActuarial practice

It presents technical material on valuation covering a wide-range of risks including old age, survivors, disability, sickness, maternity, employment injury, and unemployment.  It discusses the valuation of pensions, short-term cash benefits like sickness, maternity, unemployment insurance and employment injury. ILO/ISSA, 2004

publicationFinancing social protection

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the financing options and provides a thorough analysis of advantages and disadvantages and financial and economic implications. It presents a "methodological toolbox" from which social protection planners, managers and social policy analysts can work. ILO/ISSA, 2004

publicationSocial budgeting

This book provides guidance for designing a social accounting system. It shows how the relationships between the economy and the social protection system can be translated into a quantitative model which permits projections and simulations to be carried out. ILO/ISSA, 2000

publicationThe ILO/UNICEF costing and assessment tools

The costing tools and assessment protocols below have been developed and tested under the framework of the Social Protection Floor Initiative since 2010. They help users estimate the present and future cost of implementing a set of social protection programmes that contribute to a national social protection floors. ILO/UNICEF, 2012