Improving Mongolia’s Social Security Sector

Date: October 2009
Type: Papers and Briefs
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Series: Social Protection Project Briefs

Description

This brief explores the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Social Security Sector Development Program Loan in Mongolia, designed to help in reducing poverty and increasing security of vulnerable groups by providing employment and essential social security services, particularly for those incapable of working. The program consists of a policy loan addressing the development of comprehensive poverty reduction policies focusing on employment promotion and the provision of essential social welfare and insurance services; and an investment loan providing services to the elderly, disabled, unemployed, and underemployed.