According to ILO statistics, today, 4 billion people worldwide lack social protection. Only 29% of the world’s population has adequate social security coverage and 55% lacks any coverage at all. Lack of universal protection against risk and volatility entrenches inequalities during and long after times of hardship and crisis weaken the weak.
A series of five short campaign videos, each approximately 3 minutes long. Each video includes quotes by leading experts in social protection to build a clear picture of the necessity for and lack of social protection policies mechanisms in the Arab region.
The members of the Arab Region Hub for Social Protection, in collaboration with other independent and institutional experts in social protection, have written and published a declaration calling for the development of universal social protection policies in the Arab region.
This 3 minute video report considers the impact of a lack of social protection mechanisms in Lebanon and the excuses levied by the State for not providing them.
In this 80+ minute webinar, five speakers look back on the formative moments of social protection in the Arab Region and review the historical evolution of the understanding of social protection.