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Pension primer: A TOOLBOX TO ACHIEVE EQUITABLE AND SUSTAINABLE PENSION SYSTEMS

Pensions are the most widespread form of social protection in the world. SDG 1.3 monitors progress towards universal coverage. The main objective of pension systems is to prevent poverty and provide income security to older women and men. Reforms must balance pension adequacy and financial sustainability. This pension primer provides key learning materials on pension system design, policy options, benefit adequacy, statistics, country cases and more.

PENSION POLICY AND TRENDS  


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Video 1: Design options, principles, administration, reforms

Video 2: Structure of pension systems, dimensions of contributory pension schemes

Video 3: Benefit design, funding approach, administration


STATISTICS  

Effective social protection coverage for older persons: Percentage of persons above statutory pensionable age receiving a pension (SDG indicator 1.3.1. for older persons)

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Additional INFORMATION