Result achieved

A policy measure to improve the financial and administrative governance of the social protection system, making it more robust has been adopted and operationalized (Step 3)

Number of countries that have adopted or operationalized policy measures to improve the financial and administrative governance of the social protection system, making it more robust (Step 3)
31.12.2021 ETH154 Public 2020-21 | 8.2.1 with UN Agencies, excluding IFIs

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Outcome summary

The Social Security Inquiry Tool was adopted

Outcome achieved

The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MoLSA) adopted the Social Security Inquiry (SSI) tool for social protection system monitoring and for reporting on SDGs 1.3.1. The tool will positively influence policy dialogue and decision making through provision of key statistics and data on social protection system.

ILO's contribution to the outcome

Through the SPPFM project, the ILO provided technical support towards use of the SSI monitoring tool to report on social protection system.

Gender equality & non-discrimination

The ILO commissioned a study to inform extension of coverage to informal economy workers. The study has a strong component on inclusion of gender issues on extension of coverage to inform policy formulation on legal, financing, benefit design and administrative aspects for coverage extension.


The ILO collaborated with UNICEF and the World Bank in the initiatives to strengthen the Ethiopian Social Protection system. With UNICEF, under the EC DG-INTPA project, specific work related to the production of the vulnerability assessment with respect to COVID-19 and a socio-economic impact analysis of COVID-19 in Ethiopia and mobile-based monitoring applications to track COVID-19 top-up cash transfers for the Urban Productive Safety Net Programme (UPSNP) clients was developed for MoLSA. ILO also colla...


  • End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
  • Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • 1.3 Implement nationally appropriate social protection systems and measures for all, including floors, and by 2030 achieve substantial coverage of the poor and the vulnerable
  • 8.8 Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment
  • 10.4 Adopt policies, especially fiscal, wage and social protection policies, and progressively achieve greater equality
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