Securing social stability and economic development
The global financial and economic crisis has reaffirmed the key contribution of social security to social stability and economic recovery. The World Social Security Forum took place in Cape Town, South Africa, 29 November - 4 December 2010. This unique global event gathered over one thousand leaders and administrators of social security institutions, policy-makers, representatives of international organizations and social policy experts from more than 100 countries.
The World Social Security Forum and the 30th ISSA General Assembly was hosted by the
Department of Social Development of the Republic of South Africa, and offered participants an exclusive opportunity to share knowledge, recognize good practices and discuss key challenges and innovative strategies for Dynamic Social Security.