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ISSA Focal Point for East Africa

The ISSA Focal Point for East Africa Office is located in Nairobi, Kenya, and works in close cooperation with the East and Central Africa Social Security Association (ECASSA) to address the needs and priorities of ISSA member organizations in East Africa.

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Background

To better serve the diverse needs and priorities of the Association's membership, new structures are being developed to ensure the successful targeting and delivery of ISSA's programme at the sub-regional level by focusing on the priorities and challenges specific to various regions and language groups.

Objectives

The Focal Point for East Africa aims to develop ISSA's outreach and respond to the need for developing targeted activities for ISSA member organizations in East Africa. The Focal Point will use English as its working language. The Focal Point promotes cooperation and the exchange of social security information and knowledge on issues of interest to member organizations in East Africa in order to further support the development of social security in the region.

Structure

The Focal Point works with ISSA member organizations and social security institutions in Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and Uganda.

Key features Key features

Host organization
East and Central Africa Social Security Association
Liaison Officer
Mr Frederic Ntimarubusa
Working language
English
Countries covered
Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea*, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia*, South Sudan*, Sudan, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda.
(* No member organizations in this country at the present moment.)

Contact

East and Central Africa Social Security Association
PPF Plaza, 2nd Floor, Old Moshi Road
P.O. Box 1394
TZ- Arusha
Tanzania, United Republic of
Please note that all messages are processed by the ISSA General Secretariat in Geneva.

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