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The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is the world's leading international organization for social security institutions, government departments and agencies. The ISSA promotes excellence in social security administration through professional guidelines, expert knowledge, services and support to enable its members to develop dynamic social security systems and policy throughout the world. Founded in 1927 under the auspices of the International Labour Organization, the ISSA counts more than 330 member organizations in 158 countries.

Press Releases

The ISSA regularly issues Press Releases to keep media informed about important news and events.


ISSA Officer biographies


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A selection of high-resolution photographs is available for use by media. Please credit 'ISSA' if no other credit is given. Click on the previews below to download the photographs.


Prof. Dr Joachim Breuer, ISSA President

Credit: ISSA / Elma Okic

Credit: DGUV/Bellwinkel


Nikolay Kozlov, ISSA Treasurer

Credit: ISSA / Elma Okic


Marcelo Abi-Ramia Caetano, ISSA Secretary General

Credit: ISSA


ILO and ISSA Secretariat building

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Please contact the ISSA communication staff if you do not find the information you require:

T: +41 22 799 87 33
M: +41 79 647 14 54
F: +41 22 799 85 09


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