Migration and social security

Social security facing increased mobility of the global workforce

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 inseparable from access to social security coverage.

Internationally, the scale of current population movements comprising economic migrants and refugees is impacting an increasing number of countries, and major urban centres particularly –...
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...
The ISSA has expressed its active support for the strengthening of social protection for migrant workers, a key topic on the agenda of the International Labour Organization's annual meeting.
Representatives of social security organizations from the Eastern European and Eurasian regions continued to discuss improved social protection of migrant workers at the second meeting of the...
Heads of social security organizations from Europe and Eurasia have recognized the urgent need to strengthen the social protection of migrant workers in the region, and have committed to develop...
Growing social instability caused by technological innovation, climate change, geopolitical tensions, population movement and demographic ageing will require fundamental changes to social...
An important aspect of labour-market globalization is the increased mobility of workers to travel abroad to work. Such mobility presents important challenges for social security administrations...

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