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With a population of 1,375 billion (2015), China is the most populous country in the world. In a context of rapid economic transformation, the government has undertaken major social reforms...
New ISSA research has confirmed the significant and positive long-term impact of social security investments on social and economic development.
A series of global trends, including demographic ageing, the coverage gap, enduring youth unemployment and the transformation brought by the digital economy, require fundamental and long-term...
Few would deny the revolution that the digital economy has brought to our lives. People and companies are using the power of the internet, and the networks and leverage that it brings, to...
The global community marks International Women's Day on 8 March. The 2016 theme for International Women's Day is "Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality". The objective is to...
Internationally, the scale of current population movements comprising economic migrants and refugees is impacting an increasing number of countries, and major urban centres particularly –...
The definition of an adequate retirement benefit has often focused on one measure alone – the replacement ratio. Given the multiple aims of social security systems, this focus can be considered...
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...
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...
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...

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