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Social protection has become a centrepiece for development, because it is an indispensable ingredient for empowering people to participate in society in all its dimensions – social, political,...
An increasing number of success stories in Africa highlight the positive developmental role that social security plays. By increasing coverage and delivering benefits that meet the needs of the...
Financial and economic crises adversely affect the mental well-being of workers, and have ramifications for social security systems. During the last two decades, the impact of mental illness has...
Financial and economic crises can adversely affect the mental well-being of workers, and have ramifications for social security systems. During the last two decades, the impact of mental illness...
The major changes that Hungary made to its mandatory two-pillar pension system in the latter half of 2010 were designed to address the perceived under-performance of the funded second pillar,...
Clear, unambiguous and up-to-date information on the dangers in the workplace and how to minimize potential hazards is absolutely vital in the prevention of accidents. In a globalized world -...
On 11 March 2011, a devastating earthquake with a magnitude of 9.0 struck off the north-eastern Pacific shore of Japan. The earthquake, subsequent tsunami and numerous aftershocks caused...
Egypt is looking to reform its social security system by pursuing the objectives of strengthening social solidarity, ensuring financial sustainability, improving redistribution and providing...
The general message of the report is that social security can demonstrate, as has been recognized, that it is not simply a cost factor but instead represents a viable social investment. It needs...
High performance is increasingly a central concern, as social security organizations strive to improve efficiencies and maintain and develop public trust, according to a new report prepared...

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