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The Social Security Media Monitor offers a selection of social security news articles from media around the world. External sites will open in a new window. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, the ISSA is not responsible for the content of external sites.

6 August 2019

Le Monde (96.08.2019)  A la demande du gouvernement, une mission de l’inspection générale des affaires sociales et de l’inspection générale des finances étudie des pistes de réforme de ce dispositif réservé aux sans-papiers.

5 August 2019

RTE (05.08.2019) The latest Government report on the risks and challenges facing Ireland in the coming years has pointed to the State's ageing population as a major issue which will put stress on public finances, social welfare and health systems and economic competitiveness.

5 August 2019

nation.com.pk (02.08.2019)  Social safety and poverty alleviation programme launched by the PTI government in the name of ‘ Ehsas’

5 August 2019

ECNS (01.08.2019) Low health screening rates, flaws in employment system cause faulty data China has charted more than 970,000 cases of occupational diseases since records began, but the actual number of employees affected by work-related illnesses is much higher, a senior health official said on Tuesday.

5 August 2019

Egypt Today (04.08.2019) Poverty rates in Upper Egypt have decreased compared to previous years because of the focus on social protection programs in the governorates of Upper Egypt, Deputy Minister of Planning, Follow-up and Administrative Reform of Planning Ahmed Kamali said Sunday.

1 August 2019

socialeurope (01.08.2019) To focus on online platforms in isolation would miss the point that they are part of a wider phenomenon of spreading and intensifying precarity at work.

31 July 2019

HelpAge International (25.07.2019) Across Africa, millions of older people live in poverty. Without access to pensions and eroding traditions of family support, many have no choice but to continue working into older age doing small-scale, low-paid farming or petty trade. For those who have disabilities or are in ill health, they may have no option to work. Without reliable incomes, older people lead precarious lives on the brink of poverty.

31 July 2019

Europa (10.07.2019) Two reports and a series of videos on long-term unemployment are being published today, marking the end of a 2-year mutual learning project on the subject.

30 July 2019

CTV News (26.07.2019) The federal government is moving to trade, in bulk, information on expatriate seniors with other countries to save time and money when one of them dies.

30 July 2019

business-standard (30.07.2019) Enrolment for the much-talked-about pension scheme for farmers, called the Pbusiness-standard (3'.07.2019) radhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana, will begin from August 1 to enable a soft launch by Prime Minister Narendra Modi later in the same month.

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