The Forum took place in a regional context shaped by globalization, internal and external migration, a growth of informal economies, changes in family structures, and the impact of the financial crisis.
The four main themes of the Forum were:
The Forum culminated in a Social Security Summit, which aimed to promote the important role of social security in society by showcasing the contribution of dynamic social security to cope with current and future socio-economic challenges in Asia and the Pacific. The Forum was an important milestone towards the World Social Security Forum, to be held in South Africa in 2010.
The Forum was hosted by the member institutions of the Philippine Social Security Association.
Programme [ 2programme.pdf 283,00 kB ]
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Social Policy Highlight 09: Dynamic Social Security for Asia and the Pacific: The integral role of social security >>
Opening speech of Mr. Noli de Castro, Vice President, Republic of the Philippines [ 2-rssf-asia-vp-opening-speech.pdf 33,27 kB ]
Welcome remarks by Winston F. Garcia, Chairman, Philippine Social Security Association [ 2-rssf-asia-garcia-welcome-speech.pdf 22,15 kB ]
Opening speech of the ISSA President Corazon de la Paz-Bernardo [ 2-rssf-asia-president-opening-speech.pdf 131,29 kB ]
Speech of the ISSA Secretary General Hans-Horst Konkolewsky on developments and trends in the Asia and Pacific region [ 2-rssf-asia-SG-DT-speech.pdf 146,19 kB ]
Opening address of the ISSA President, Corazon de la Paz-Bernardo, at the Regional Social Security Summit for Asia and the Pacific [ 2-rssf-asia-summit-president-speech.pdf 38,66 kB ]
Closing remarks of the ISSA President Corazon de la Paz-Bernardo [ 2-rssf-asia-president-closing-speech.pdf 59,82 kB ]
For further information please consult the ISSA Extranet.
Developments and Trends report
Dynamic Social Security for Asia and the Pacific: Integrated Responses for More Equitable Growth
Social Policy Highlight 09
Dynamic Social Security for Asia and the Pacific: The integral role of social security