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The ISSA Council has re-elected Mr Errol Frank Stoové (Netherlands) for a second three-year term as ISSA President at its meeting in Doha, Qatar on 15 November.
Social security experts concluded the World Social Security Forum in Doha on 15 November with recognition of the transformation that is underway in social security, and committed their...
The next World Social Security Forum will take place in Brazil, following the invitation of the Brazilian authorities.
The ISSA has recognized the Government of Brazil with its first "Award for Outstanding Achievement in Social Security" for the pioneering Bolsa Família poverty-reduction programme.
A comprehensive report on the activities carried out by the ISSA during the last three years was presented to delegates of member organizations at the ISSA 31st General Assembly on 11 November,...
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has launched a pioneering Centre for Excellence, which will introduce professional standards for social security organizations worldwide.
World Social Security Forum delegates in Doha, attended by 1,000 delegates from national social security administrations and agencies from all continents, have heard how proactive and preventive...
Serious or fun, memorable words from some of the Forum participants
More than 1,000 social security leaders, policy-makers and senior administrators attended the opening of the World Social Security Forum in Doha today, an event that focuses on the future...
The ISSA Symposium on Corporate Social Responsibility and Prevention Culture was part of the programme of the A+A Safety and Health Fair, which is the largest occupational safety and health...
Improved administrative performance and innovative approaches are allowing social security systems to deliver better services and extend coverage to the benefit of millions of people, despite...
The 10th anniversary of the Bolsa Família programme saw commemorations across Brazil culminating in an international event hosted by the Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Brasília on 30...
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is convening over 1,000 social security policy-makers and CEOs representing social security institutions from more than 120 countries, 10-15...
ISSA President Errol Frank Stoové met with the Director-General of the International Labour Office (ILO), Mr Guy Ryder, in Geneva on 2 October, for their first meeting since the election of the...
Anticipating and reacting to changes in the external environment is crucial for the effectiveness and sustainability of social security. The ISSA has launched a megatrends research project, to...
Changes effected to Child Benefit in the United Kingdom at the beginning of 2013 can be considered a fundamental change to the original approach to Family Allowances and the general vision of...
Between 2007 and 2012, the rate of unemployment rose, on average, by almost 50 per cent in Europe. It remained stable in Belgium. This positive trend was due to economic factors, but also to...
The World Social Security Forum will open in Qatar on 10 November 2013, involving more than 1,000 social security professionals from around the globe. In an interview 100 days before the...
Veolia Environnement has joined the more than 350 signatories in support of the Seoul Declaration to promote a preventive workplace safety and health culture worldwide.
The old adage “prevention is better than cure” should be the watch word for all aspects of social security – not just in medical or occupational health and safety areas. That promoting a wider...

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