November 2005
ISSA-IAPSF Declaration on "Social protection of migrant labour and globalization"
Baku Declaration

ISSA accepted a mandate, conferred upon it jointly by its own member institutions in the region and the IAPSF, to follow up the meeting's reports and discussions by drawing up a document which the appropriate staff members in social security organizations could forward to their governments. An undertaking of this kind is consistent with the duties of ISSA – to provide its members with technical support in improving their administrative capacity – and with the objectives of the current triennium. The text of the Declaration was developed in co-operation with experts from the ILO Social Security Department and it was unanimously adopted by the ISSA and IAPSF member organizations who gathered in Moscow in December 2005.

Delegates to the Baku meeting in September 2005 organized by the International Social Security Association (ISSA) and the International Association of Pension and Social Funds (IAPSF) decided, on concluding their meeting, to follow it up with a Declaration which would highlight the importance of social security for migrants and the advantages of modern and appropriate tools for ensuring good coverage of this workforce which has played and will continue to play an important role in economic development. The Declaration is concerned wholly with the situation in the countries of the former USSR which make up the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Topics:  Extension of coverage

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