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To support the BRICS countries in their efforts to strengthen cooperation on social security, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) launches a Virtual Liaison Office in cooperation...
( Baku, Azerbaijan) The public social security institutions of Belgium have been awarded the ISSA Good Practice Award for Europe for digitizing and automating their services.
As part of its Centenary celebrations, the International Labour Organization (ILO) is running a ratification campaign to encourage its member states to ratify...
Europe is known for its comprehensive social security systems. In spite of being confronted by numerous shared challenges, a key conclusion of a new ISSA report – Ten Global Challenges for...
Representatives from Argentina, Aruba, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal and Uruguay exchanged their experiences and analyzed the future of the one-stop...
Universal health coverage and social protection are key pillars to eradicate poverty and inequality, objectives that cut across all dimensions of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals agenda....
In view of the global ambition to reach universal social protection, it is crucial to strengthen the coverage and support for rural populations. To this end, the ISSA and the IFAD have agreed to...
With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), the Member States of the United Nations have agreed to work towards universal social protection by 2030. The ISSA has committed to the Global...
On 1 February 2019, Mr Marcelo Abi-Ramia Caetano from Brazil took office as the new Secretary General of the International Social Security Association (ISSA), a member-based international...
As we mark International Migrants Day on 18 December, the increased flow of international migration underlines the need for improved data and data sharing in respect of population movements....
The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948 asserts that social security is an inalienable human right. As the international community celebrates the International Day of...
The 20 November is an important date for all children. On this date in 1959, the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child . On the same date in 1989, the UN General...
Actuaries, statisticians and investment specialists are playing an ever expanding role in social security and society. This was a key take home message from the 19th ISSA International Conference...
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) and Rehabilitation International (RI) signed a cooperation agreement on specific activities on the occasion of the RI General Assembly held...
The 19th ISSA International Conference of Social Security Actuaries, Statisticians and Investment Specialists will run from 6 to 8 November 2018. The Conference, in Kuwait, will address many...
Death data is of crucial importance to avoid what, in administrative terms, may be referred to as the “living dead” and the “dead living”. The first group are people who have died but are...
October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The theme for this year’s day is: Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect...
The National Pension Service of Korea wins the 2018 ISSA Good Practice Award for Asia and the Pacific for the provision of one-stop services through four social insurance information systems. The...
Social security professionals have identified the priority challenges for social security in Asia and the Pacific. Key issues relate to closing the coverage gap, meeting health and long-term care...
The International Day of Older Persons is celebrated on 1 October. For the social security of older persons, a key issue relates to the sustainability and adequacy of old-age pension programmes.

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