New e-learning guide: How to finance inclusive social protection

ESCAP, together with Development Pathways, has developed a new e-learning guide on how to finance inclusive social protection. In a simple and easy-to-understand format, this guide outlines options for countries to increase investment in social protection through general government revenues. The guide also briefly discusses social insurance schemes financed through contributions.

• Explore How to Finance Inclusive Social Protection

The guide is the fourth in a series of policy guides developed to support policymakers and practitioners in Asia and the Pacific in their efforts to strengthen social protection. The first guide explores the basic principles of why social protection is needed; the second guide explains the critical steps in designing a social protection scheme; and the third guide discusses the administrative processes, organizational policies and systems required to implement tax-financed social protection.

• Explore Why We Need Social Protection
• Explore How to Design Inclusive Social Protection Systems
• Explore How to implement inclusive social protection schemes
• Explore the guides in Russian