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Prevention strategies will become increasingly central for all branches of social security, and can have measurable economic benefits for both enterprises and social insurance schemes, a meeting...
The financial and economic crisis is striking by its suddenness, its scale and its global reach. In the broader context, this crisis has exposed a world that is increasingly unstable, with high...
After decades of unsuccessful attempts by previous administrations, both Democratic and Republican, President Obama signed the most comprehensive health-care reform legislation in United States'...
As witnessed recently, social security systems have contributed to limiting the impact of the global economic crisis, and the nature of social protection as a component of economic recovery...
Social security systems have limited the impact of the global economic crisis, and social protection is an indispensable component of economic recovery policies, the ISSA Secretary General...
The impact of the economic crisis on social security systems in the Eurasia region was the focus of a visit by the Secretary General of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) to...
Central to the ISSA definition of Dynamic Social Security is the belief that social security coverage should be accessible to every member of society. In sub-Saharan Africa, social security...
Social security organizations in the Americas region have been recognized for their good practices at a ceremony in Brasilia, Brazil on 25 May 2010.
A new initiative to intensify collaboration and exchange among social security organizations in Portuguese-speaking countries around the world was announced by the International Social Security...
Social security systems in the Americas region have had a positive impact on supporting social cohesion and equitable economic development, but further efforts will be required to ensure...
Pension reform, the extension of social security coverage and good governance will be the focus of the first Regional Social Security Forum for the Americas, in Brasilia, Brazil, 24-27 May 2010.
To mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, in which the ISSA is a partner, the ISSA Secretary General Hans-Horst Konkolewsky attended the XI Inter-American Conference on...
Good governance is an important objective for ISSA member institutions and a key element of Dynamic Social Security. Given this, a project on governance and social security was included in the...
The integrity of institutional "social security" - earnings-related social insurance programmes - must be safeguarded, according to a new book by a former Secretary General of the International...
Prevention, compensation and rehabilitation are three key components of social security. All these elements are jeopardized by the fallout from the financial and economic crisis. Recent research...
As in previous years, the ISSA is supporting the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, which was initiated by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to promote safe, healthy...
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has inaugurated a new Liaison Office in Casablanca, Morocco, on 15 April 2010, with the aim of strengthening social security in the North...
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has opened a new Liaison Office in Argentina on 5 April, as part of its strategy to promote the extension of social security and enhanced...
The Secretariat of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) has released new information and analysis on the impact of the financial and economic crisis on social security systems.
An important aspect of labour-market globalization is the increased mobility of workers to travel abroad to work. Such mobility presents important challenges for social security administrations...

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