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A new initiative for social security in Eurasia will be officially launched in Baku, Azerbaijan, on 28 June 2011, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) has announced, as part of...
High-level representatives of five emerging countries that represent 40 percent of the world's population and nearly 30 percent of its surface area told delegates at the annual ILO conference...
Egypt is looking to reform its social security system by pursuing the objectives of strengthening social solidarity, ensuring financial sustainability, improving redistribution and providing...
The discussion on strategies to develop social security taking place at the 100th Session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva provide a "unique opportunity" to substantially...
The ISSA joined other international organizations in support of new initiatives of the International Labour Organization (ILO) to extend social security coverage, during the International Labour...
A new Liaison Office for Central Africa was officially opened in Yaoundé, Cameroon, on 10 May 2011, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) has announced, as part of its strategy to...
The ISSA Liaison Office for North and Central America was officially inaugurated in Mexico City on 27 April 2011 by the ISSA Secretary-General and the Director-General of the ISSSTE.
Rehabilitation and reintegration of employees affected by sickness or disability are increasingly priority concerns for social security organizations in Europe, as public authorities seek to...
On 30 and 31 March 2011, the General Pension and Social Security Authority of United Arab Emirates (GPSSA) hosted in Abu Dhabi, the Eighth Symposium of Social Insurance Institutions on the theme...
In recognition of the crucial importance of achieving a high standard of administrative and operational efficiency for social security institutions, the ISSA has made this objective an ongoing...
West African social security organizations have been introducing reforms principally in the areas of benefits, service quality, internal management processes and ICT.
The general message of the report is that social security can demonstrate, as has been recognized, that it is not simply a cost factor but instead represents a viable social investment. It needs...
High performance is increasingly a central concern, as social security organizations strive to improve efficiencies and maintain and develop public trust, according to a new report prepared...
European experts on prevention representing governments, international institutions and the research community have upheld five key "pillars" of a health and safety culture and have reaffirmed...
The ISSA President, Errol Stoové, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Association to the extension of social security coverage and its support for a global Social Protection Floor during a...
(Extracts from the ISSA strategy) Social security is a human right, enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as well as the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural...
The 1,200 delegates at the World Social Security Forum concluded work in Cape Town with a confident appeal for a future "culture" of social security, despite recognition of the underlying...
The International Social Security Association has announced that Qatar will host the next World Social Security Forum, in November 2013.
The members of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) have elected a new President to represent its 340-plus member institutions during the World Social Security Forum, in Cape...
A special session of the World Social Security Forum brought African leaders together to discuss the contribution of social security to regional development and the Millennium Development Goals...

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