When are the competitions?

The Good Practice Award for each region is presented at the Regional Social Security Forum. The competition opening and closing dates are communicated to all member organizations. 

Who can participate?

ISSA member organizations in the region of the competition may submit proposals for good practices. ISSA Good Practice Awards are given to organizations and not to individuals. Maximum 10 good practices per institution can be submitted to the competition. 

Which topics are covered?

The ISSA Good Practice Awards are attributed to projects that relate to one or more of the following topics:

  • Actuarial
  • Communication
  • Compliance and contribution collection
  • Continuity and resilience of services and systems
  • Demographic changes
  • Digital economy
  • Disability
  • Employment
  • Error, evasion and fraud
  • Extension of coverage
  • Family benefits
  • Governance and administration
  • Health
  • Human resource management
  • Information and communication technology
  • Investment
  • Maternity
  • Migration
  • Mutual benefit societies
  • Occupational accidents and diseases
  • Old age – pensions
  • Prevention of occupational risks
  • Return to Work
  • Service quality
  • Shocks and extreme events
  • Social assistance
  • Social policies and programmes
  • Workplace Health Promotion

How do you enter a good practice?

The following requirements must be met for entries to the ISSA Good Practice Award competitions to be accepted and considered by the international Jury:

  • The ISSA Good Practice template must be used to prepare the entry.
  • The good practice entry must be submitted through the online submission platform.
  • One of the four ISSA working languages must be used: English, French, German or Spanish.
  • The entry must not exceed 1,500 words that includes a summary of a maximum of 180 words.
  • All entries must be endorsed by senior management in the applying organization.
  • Submissions which are transnational must be validated by all the institutions concerned.

Additional information

Should you have any questions, please contact ISSA-GOODPRACTICEAWARD@ilo.org