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The Social Security Media Monitor offers a selection of social security news articles from media around the world. External sites will open in a new window. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, the ISSA is not responsible for the content of external sites.

19 July 2019

Vietnam News (18.07.2019) Information and communication technology resources are vital elements for governance in social security institutions, Ortiz D. Maribel, of the International Social Security Association, said. Maribel spoke at a workshop on good governance for better social security services held on Wednesday in HCM City.

19 July 2019

Hespress (18.07.2019) La capitale algérienne abrite, du 16 au 18 juillet, un atelier de l’Académie de l’association internationale de la sécurité sociale (AISS) avec la participation des représentants de plusieurs mutualités africaines. Le Maroc y est représenté par Abdelmoula Abdelmoumni, Président de la Mutuelle Générale du Personnel des Administrations Publiques (MGPAP), Président de l’Union Africaine de la Mutualité (UAM).

18 July 2019

stluciatimes (17.07.2019)  The 30th Meeting of the Heads of CARICOM Social Security Organisations opened on Tuesday at the Guyana Marriott, with a call from Minister of Education, Dr. Nicolette Henry, for Social Security Schemes to remain relevant by modernising their operations to increase their efficiencies.

17 July 2019

ABC (17.07.2019) The average length of paid parental leave among OECD countries is around 55 weeks, while Australia's system offers 18 weeks, according to OECD data. Unlike the majority of the 36 members of the OECD, Australia provides a flat rate rather than a replacement wage. This makes the Australian system generous to low-income earners and part-time workers but not to those who earn more than the full-time minimum wage.

17 July 2019

blogs.letemps (17.07.2019) Le 20 juin 2019, le Conseil des Etats a approuvé un contre-projet à l’initiative “Pour un congé de paternité raisonnable − en faveur de toute la famille” sous la forme d’un congé-paternité de deux semaines financé par le régime des APG. Au début du mois de juillet 2019, la Commission des finances du Conseil national a suivi notre Chambre haute. Puisse la Chambre basse en faire de même lorsqu’elle sera saisie de cet objet en plénière !

17 July 2019

Europa (04.07.2019) The 2019 report shows that tackling climate change and preserving growth go hand in hand. It sets out a number of policy options that are able to preserve the EU’s competitiveness, sustain growth and spread its benefits to the entire EU population and future generations, while pursuing an ambitious transition to a climate-neutral economy. The 2019 review also confirms the continued expansion of the EU’s economic activity, with new record levels in employment and an improving social situation.

16 July 2019

Social Europe (16.07.2019) The Socialist-led Spanish government which emerged last summer approved by the end of 2018 a hike in the statutory minimum wage. This was agreed with the left-wing Podemos party, as part of an attempt to secure the parliamentary support needed for the passing of the proposed 2019 budget—although failure to do so issued in the April election.

16 July 2019

Les Echos (12.07.2019) Organisations syndicales et patronales se réunissent ce vendredi pour décider ensemble des sujets à négocier dans le cadre de la réforme de la santé au travail. Le patronat ne veut pas céder le pouvoir au sein de l'organisation actuelle, alors que les syndicats voudraient ouvrir le jeu pour renforcer la prévention.

16 July 2019

Eje Central (15.07.2019) En los últimos 20 años, en la región de América Latina y el Caribe aumentó el número de programas de protección social no contributiva, mejor conocida como asistencia social. Entre estos proyectos destacan los de inclusión laboral y productiva como Jóvenes Construyendo el Futuro y el de pensiones sociales, aplicado por el gobierno federal para adultos mayores y personas con discapacidad.

15 July 2019

bernama.com (12.07.2019) A new Ministry of Ageing, coordinating closely with the Manpower and Education Ministries, could help the authorities resolve emerging challenges such as the displacement of mature professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) due to automation

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