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Improving contribution collection and compliance has important social protection, political and fiscal dimensions. In practical terms, there are important administrative challenges related to...
In a number of countries the assets held by reserve funds represent a significant percentage of GDP. Larger funds often manage assets of over USD 20 billion. The ISSA's Social Security Reserve...
Worldwide, there are over a billion internal and international migrants. One driving factor for migration is often the search for better conditions of work and employment, which for many is...
Social security institutions in Mauritius and Morocco have been recognized ex aequo with the ISSA Good Practice Award for Africa 2014 for initiatives which reinforce the impact and efficiency of...
African countries are strengthening the social security of populations by building on the continent's diversity of national social protection mechanisms and enhancing their governance and...
Improvements in the design and administration of social security systems which are making a positive social and economic impact on the lives of millions of Africans will be the main focus of the...
The challenges resulting from social security's permanent evolution require increasingly intensive and sophisticated use of technologies. As social security institutions seek greater integration,...
The new office will be hosted by the National Social Insurance Fund for Employees, one of the five ISSA member organizations in the country, and will assist with the implementation of the ISSA's...
In the field of social security administration, service quality has become an increasingly important strategic priority. In recent years, many social security institutions have invested human...
Population ageing is a reality: in all regions of the world there are greater numbers of elders and falling birth rates. As the international community marks the International Day of Older...
Today's working population is faced with "traditional" occupational risks, as well as a multitude of emerging work- and non-work related health challenges. New technologies, ergonomic risks,...
The Media Festival, organized by the International Social Security Association's prevention network, is the largest global event dedicated to film and media productions on safety and health, and...
Nearly 4,000 occupational safety experts, politicians and scientists from 139 countries will, until Wednesday evening, be discussing ways of making work safer and healthier. The triennial...
Social security institutions play a determinant role in helping to develop, promote and conduct prevention activities with a view to reducing the number of work-related accidents and diseases and...
In the context of a rapidly-changing economic environment, the working population continues to face a multitude of work-related health challenges, resulting in a significant burden on national...
The shifting role of many social security institutions is facilitating the return to work and reintegration of workers – an objective aimed at protecting and promoting the health, well-being and...
The significant loss in productivity due to the impact of non-communicable diseases on workers' health has a negative impact on economic growth and is a burden on society. National economies and...
Malaysia's Social Security Organisation (SOCSO), an ISSA member responsible for the main national employee social protection scheme, has committed to further development of its pioneering...
The US Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced its decision to reactivate its membership of the ISSA. The reactivation will be effective as of 1 July 2014.
More than ever, there is a requirement for efficient, effective and accountable public administration, for "good governance". As for all public administrations, and perhaps even more so, this...

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