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Authorities from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay discussed the features and scope of social credit programmes in their respective countries.
June 20 is World Refugee Day. In the context of 2030 Sustainable Development Goals agenda “to leave no one behind”, what kinds of social protection are provided to refugee populations?
In his address to the International Labour Conference on 6 June, ISSA Secretary General Hans-Horst Konkolewsky emphasised the importance of gender mainstreaming in social security. He expressed...
The world of work is changing rapidly, with platform workers, non-standard contracts and self-employment becoming more and more common. This presents a challenge to social security systems to...
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is inviting its 56 members from Asia and the Pacific to participate in the competition for the Good Practice Award for the region. The award...
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has been invited to contribute to the OECD Ministerial meeting and Policy Forum on Social Policy in Canada on 14-15 May 2018. The...
(Washington D.C., 09.05.2018) The International Social Security Association and the World Bank have signed a cooperation agreement. The two institutions are joining forces on improving the...
Discussions on how to reshape social security administration and service delivery with new ICT solutions were the focus of the 15th ISSA International Conference on Information and Communication...
Workers of all ages have the right to safe and healthy work. The focus of the 2018 World Day for Safety and Health at Work – SafeDay 1 – on 28 April is younger workers. The main objectives are to...
(Casablanca, 18.04.2018) The digital economy is rapidly changing the way we live, work, and organize our societies. How social security institutions can address this, is at the heart of...
The ISSA has released the Social Security Reserve Fund Monitor 2016 report, produced in collaboration with CEM Benchmarking. As for previous editions, the report covers the performance of...
45 per cent of the global population is now covered by at least one social benefit while 55 per cent are still left unprotected, says the new World Social Protection Report 2017‑2019 report just...
The 2017 ISSA Good Practice Award for Americas has been presented to the Social Insurance Bank, Uruguay for an innovation that extends social security coverage to workers in the sharing economy.
Social security professionals have identified the priority challenges for social security in the Americas. Key issues relate to the impacts of population ageing, meeting health and long-term care...
The 2017 ISSA Good Practice Award for Africa has been presented to the National Social Insurance Fund of Cameroon for an innovation that enables the continuous development and improvement of...
The priority challenges for social security in Africa include: closing the coverage gap, higher public expectations and health and long term care, which require fundamental and long-term strategic...
Ninety years ago, the International Social Security Association was created.
To coincide with the United Nations International Day of Older Persons on 1 October 2017, the ISSA has launched a major new report on demography: Megatrends and social security: Demographic...
A new ISSA report confirms that investments in rehabilitation and work reintegration “pay off” for employers, social security systems and society at large.
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) launches the first ever global campaign to improve safety, health and wellbeing at work. The campaign aims to engage companies worldwide to...

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