Virtual liaison office

BRICS Social Security Cooperation Framework

The term BRICS refers to the countries of Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa, which together count for over 40 per cent of the world's population and 27 per cent of global GDP.

To support the BRICS countries in their efforts to strengthen cooperation on social security, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) launches a Virtual Liaison Office in cooperation...
As part of its Centenary celebrations, the International Labour Organization (ILO) is running a ratification campaign to encourage its member states to ratify...
Europe is known for its comprehensive social security systems. In spite of being confronted by numerous shared challenges, a key conclusion of a new ISSA report – Ten Global Challenges for...
Universal health coverage and social protection are key pillars to eradicate poverty and inequality, objectives that cut across all dimensions of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals agenda....
In view of the global ambition to reach universal social protection, it is crucial to strengthen the coverage and support for rural populations. To this end, the ISSA and the IFAD have agreed to...
With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), the Member States of the United Nations have agreed to work towards universal social protection by 2030. The ISSA has committed to the Global...
On 1 February 2019, Mr Marcelo Abi-Ramia Caetano from Brazil took office as the new Secretary General of the International Social Security Association (ISSA), a member-based international...
As we mark International Migrants Day on 18 December, the increased flow of international migration underlines the need for improved data and data sharing in respect of population movements....
Social security professionals have identified the priority challenges for social security in Asia and the Pacific. Key issues relate to closing the coverage gap, meeting health and long-term care...
The 4th BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting (LEMM) took place from 2 to 3 August 2018 in Durban, South Africa, coinciding with the centenary celebration of Nelson Mandela, the first...

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