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Social security provides an increasingly effective and sustainable way to ensure long-term development in Africa, according to a new report released by the International Social Security...
The design and sustainability of social security pension schemes in a context of international economic upheaval was the focus of discussion at an international meeting that attracted more than...
The role of social security in the development agenda in Africa will be the focus of a high-level gathering of African social security leaders and policy-makers at the first Regional Social...
Representatives of small social security organizations from Africa and other regions have examined the potential benefits of pooling resources and strengthened cooperation at an international...
The extension of social security coverage to some of the world's poorest populations is a realistic and affordable prospect, social security and policy specialists have been told, but the...
In an effort to address the issue of extension of social security coverage, the ISSA Bureau has decided to organize two back-to-back events on the occasion of its 98th meeting to be held on 15...
The UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) has completed publication of the findings of a five-year research programme, "Social Policy in a Development Context", that examined the...
In July 2008, the Republic of Korea (ROK) introduced a system of long-term care insurance for the elderly. Persons aged 65 or older who are dependent on others for help with the requirements of...
The management of information and communication technology projects in European social security organizations, especially in countries in transition, was the focus of a Technical Seminar held in...
The ISSA is marking the UN International Day of Older Persons as an opportunity to highlight the importance of demographic changes for societies, and for social security systems in particular.
As part of efforts to strengthen social security coverage on the African continent, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) has opened a new Liaison Office in Pretoria, South Africa...
Just over two months after the signing of the Seoul Declaration on Safety and Health at Work, a global meeting of specialists has met to discuss follow-up actions.
Social security investment specialists have examined ways of diversifying their investment portfolios to manage new financial risks at a gathering in Geneva, convened by the International Social...
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has opened a Liaison Office for South East Asia as part of efforts to increase cooperation and create a close network among its member...
SEOUL - The XVIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work concluded with calls for a new global partnership to strengthen safety and health in the workplace, and to reinforce efforts to...
SEOUL - The devastating impact of asbestos on workers' health was the focus of a well-attended symposium organized by the ISSA during the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, on the...
The largest global gathering of safety and health specialists opened in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH). The agreement aims to reinforce...
SEOUL - The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has welcomed the Seoul Declaration on Safety and Health at Work adopted on 29 June by some 50 high-level decision-makers from around...

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