The ISSA is proactively working through its members to enable social security institutions and policy-makers to analyse the impact of the financial and economic crisis, develop strategies that can alleviate its negative social and economic effects and share measures adopted and lessons learned.
Social Security Monitor - Financial crisis
(14.05.2013). New figures from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development show that social welfare programs shielded some of the poorest Europeans from the harshest...
elpais /20.03.2013). La crisis y los recortes están golpeando con tal dureza a la sociedad española que las rentas se han desplomado a niveles de hace diez años. Ya hay tres millones de personas...
(18.03.2013). The government of Mariano Rajoy has approved a decree which will enable the state to save 5 billion euros a year once it comes into effect, ministry sources said. Under the...
(18.03.2013). With more than 26 million unemployed in the 27 nations of the European Union, including nearly six million young people, the system is struggling, and in some places...
(13.03.2013). Gains in life expectancy across Europe could be reversed if cash-strapped governments cut health budgets, the World Health Organisation warned in a report on Wednesday.
Related Internet links
European Commission: Driving the European recovery - EU's response to the economic and financial crisis
European Commission: EU tackles social dimension of economic crisis
European Commission: The financial crisis - facts and policies
ILO Global Job Crisis Observatory: Social security - tools and good practices
ILO GESS: Government responses to the crisis related to social security
Institute of Development Studies: Crisis watch - Tracking global economic shocks
International Labour Organization and the global job crisis
International Monetary Fund and the financial crisis
Organisation for Economic Development and Co-operation tackling the financial and economic crisis
UNESCO: The Global and Financial Crisis
United Nations Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis (June 2009)
United Nations Development Programme: Impact of the economic crisis
World Bank and the financial crisis
World Health Organization: The financial crisis and global health