ILO, World Bank Heads Call For Universal Social Protection To Reach Development Goals

U.N. News Centre: World must prioritize social protection as primary development tool, urge U.N. and World Bank
“Now it is time for universal social protection to ensure no one is left behind, the heads of the International Labour Organization and the World Bank declared today, noting that universal primary education became a Millennium Development Goal (MDG) in 2000, and 12 years later, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution endorsing universal health coverage…” (6/30).