This report identifies four main issues for discussion: innovative approaches that can successfully extend coverage even in difficult times; social security's fundamental role in helping to reduce structural inequalities in society; the positive outcomes for proactive and preventive approaches to social security from investing in social security education and culture; and effective measures to address fragmentation in social security design, administration and delivery. These issues reflect the practical challenges faced by the region's social security administrations and highlight the innovative responses put in place to address them.
ISSA, December 2012
The Americas: Improving coverage through the innovative transformation of social security
Developments and trends
This volume identifies, synthesizes and interprets the most important recent developments and trends in social security in the Americas.
Topics: Administration - Management, Extension of coverage, Demographic changes