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Innovative responses will be required to secure and sustain the future development of social security worldwide, participants at the World Social Security Forum – the largest international event...
The members of the Council of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) have elected Dr Joachim Breuer as the new President of the Association at their meeting in Panama on 18 November.
The Government of the People’s Republic of China has received the prestigious Award for Outstanding Achievement in Social Security for its unprecedented extension of pensions, health insurance and...
With a population of 1,375 billion (2015), China is the most populous country in the world. In a context of rapid economic transformation, the government has undertaken major social reforms...
New ISSA research has confirmed the significant and positive long-term impact of social security investments on social and economic development.
The ISSA has launched a series of new resources and services to support member organizations in working towards excellence in social security administration, during a session of the World Social...
A series of global trends, including demographic ageing, the coverage gap, enduring youth unemployment and the transformation brought by the digital economy, require fundamental and long-term...
The future development and sustainability of social security worldwide is under the spotlight as more than 1,000 policy-makers and administrators of social security programmes in over 150...
Innovation will be key for the future development of social security systems and will be in focus when more than 1,000 government representatives, policy-makers and senior managers meet at the...
There is increasing recognition that labour market access and participation is critical in improving social cohesion, reducing inequalities and supporting economic growth. This has led to a...
The ISSA’s objective of promoting excellence recognizes administration as a key to the successful and sustainable provision of social security. Strengthened political commitment to social...
Few would deny the revolution that the digital economy has brought to our lives. People and companies are using the power of the internet, and the networks and leverage that it brings, to...
The World Social Security Forum will take place in Panama in November 2016, organized by the ISSA and hosted by the Social Insurance Fund of Panama. Taking place every three years, the Forum is...
For one week in November, the World Social Security Forum will provide a unique international platform for social security ministers, CEOs and senior managers to engage...
The ISSA has expressed its strong support for renewed efforts by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to strengthen social protection as a way to end poverty and reduce inequality, at an...
With less than 200 days until the World Social Security Forum opens in Panama on 14 November, programme and logistical planning is moving ahead for the leading global event for social security...
Participants at the Regional Social Security Forum for the Americas upheld innovative approaches and strong political will as essential factors in the extension of social security coverage in the...
The continued transformation of labour markets, rising inequality and the growth of non-standard employment, combined with demographic trends, are creating new demands for social security systems...
The International Social Security Association's (ISSA) Good Practice Award has been attributed to the Department of Social Protection, Ireland, for its achievement in the integration of the...
Europe's social security systems are effectively adapting to an increasingly complex and challenging environment, but will need to continue to innovate to manage future risks, according to a new...

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